Lake Mexia

TEXAS


Lake Level
448.32 FEET
7/6/2015
Full Pool: 448.3
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Water Resources Outlook - June 18 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 6/22/2015

Water Resources Outlook for June 18

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Good Morning!

KWTX

Date: 6/19/2015 5:12:00 AM

Today's Highlight in Local History: On June 19, 1981, three black teenagers drowned in Lake Mexia as a black reserve deputy and a white probation officer tried to transport them by boat from Comanche Crossing after arresting them at a Juneteenth

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Storms Produce Tornadoes, High Winds, Heavy Rain, Flooding

KWTX

Date: 5/25/2015 4:44:00 PM

The level of Lake Mexia was rising and residents around the lake were again being evacuated, a volunteer firefighter said. Large trees were down across FM 339 and water was over the road in the Kosse area in Limestone County, an emergency manager said

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Texas Flight Nurse Died In Fall After Harness Detached From Cable

KWTX

Date: 5/13/2015 11:23:00 AM

Not long after McClain’s death, a STAR Flight crew responded to Lake Mexia to help rescue three people stranded in a boat that went over a spillway and ended up stuck in rocks in rushing water. McLain had been with the company for seven years

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STAR Flight rescuer describes separate incident the night of flight nurse’s death

EMS1

Date: 5/13/2015 10:57:00 AM

SALADO, Texas — A STAR Flight crew used a short-haul maneuver to rescue three boaters who went over a spillway at Lake Mexia, and later learned that a STAR Flight nurse fell from a hoist line during a separate rescue. Howard Polden, a flight nurse for

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• River: Navasota River
• Surface Area: 1,048 Acres
• Volume: 10,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 198 Square Miles
• Maximum Depth: 20 feet
Lake Mexia is located on the Navasota River, seven miles west of the City of Mexia. The lake has a surface area of 1,048 acres with a maximum
depth of 20 feet. P. P. Prescott and Sons, Incorporated, began construction of the Bistone Dam in July 1960 and completed it in June 1961. It is an earthfill dam, and its spillway has an elevation of 448 feet above sea level. The drainage area above the dam is 198 square miles.
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