HISTORICAL FEATURES AND MORE...
CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FLOOD OF JULY, 2002
of weather change on the Blanco River from one POV...
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Blanco River - Dry
Blanco River - July 4, 2002
Blanco River - July 5, 2002
Flood stage for the Blanco River is 13 feet. On occasion, the Blanco has experienced dramatic flooding. The top five
historical crests are:
(1) 33.3 ft on 05/28/1929
(2) 28.89 ft on 11/16/2001
(3) 28.5 ft on 10/17/1998
(4) 25.71 ft on 07/05/2002 (Click here to see photos)
(5) 20.46 ft on 06/09/1997
It is notable
that four out of these five have occurred in the last few years. Many
experts attribute this to overdevelopment or unplanned development in
the area creating a high ratio of impermeable surfaces resulting in high
When we have a weather event in the area,
check out the online resources below to help you make decisions about
traveling or evacuation. If you have suggestions to add to these links, please let us know.