(9:10 p.m.) - The water level in the Trinity River continues to rise slowly and was measured at 35.92 feet at the Rosser gauge at 7:20 p.m. Friday. The NOAA forecast predicts the level is expected to reach 37.6 feet late Friday or early Saturday, June 30. Cresting is characterized as a broad, flat crest.
Historically the levee was breached at 37.5 feet.
An emergency shelter has been set up at First United Methodist Church at 300 N. Sherman in Ennis.
"Most individuals in the area affected have voluntarily chosen to evacuate," a county spokesman said in a press release Friday afternoon. "No one has sought emergency shelter at this time."
NOAA forecasts are adjusted frequently in response to changes in the weather, and residents are encouraged to monitor weather reports as well.
In an emergency, call 911. For other assistance, call the sheriff’s dispatcher at (972) 937-6060 or the local police or fire department.
The emergency toll-free line for the American Red Cross is (877) 505-4800
Road closures updated as of Friday evening:
Precinct 1 - Neck Road
Precinct 2 - Oilfield Road, Walker Creek Road, Spence Road, Sandswitch Road and
Precinct 3 - Cosby, Whiterock, Low Water
Precinct 4 - Ray White Road