Mar 16, 2016

Sabine River Crests in Deweyville, Texas, But Problems Remain

Deweyville, TX
USA
by
Sean Breslin
,
The Weather Channel
The Sabine River as seen in Deadwood, Texas. Photo: Blake Holland)
The Sabine River as seen in Deadwood, Texas. Photo: Blake Holland)

The Sabine River at Deweyville, Texas, broke the unofficial highest river level set over 130 years ago Monday evening, but it appears the rise ended after a crest at 33.24 feet Tuesday night. Mandatory evacuations were ordered in Deweyville after a week of heavy rain pushed the Sabine River over historic flood levels Monday evening, completely isolating the small Newton County town of about 1,200