Funny you should post this. That river runs right through my parents ranch! Wierd to see someone post this on mountainbuzz. I should call them to make sure their barn is still on its foundation. That is a crazy river. It can not be running at all, then flooding like crazy. That is what you get in the hill country of Texas. I have run this stretch many times, but never at 59,000!
"In Marble Falls, a city 40 miles northwest of Austin that recorded 18 inches rain in six hours..." according to one report.
30-day rainfall accums here in the Dust Bowl region are silly high. Still need some of your mountains here, though. For the most part, we're gradient-challenged. We'll take some of your snow, too, so we can have some kind of dependable run-off. So we're left to hunt down spillways and stuff, like this ('scuse the low-res; it's clipped from a video).
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