A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Lee, and Leon Counties from 12am to 12pm THURSDAY. A strong cold front has reached the Brazos Valley, and will continue to push south through the early evening hours. Temperatures are expected to fall to or just above a freeze overnight. A scattered rain chance could turn into a scattered, wintry mix between 6am and 10am Thursday. Little-to-no accumulation is expected -- however, caution is urged driving on bridges and overpasses.
Thanks to Governor Rick Perry, and a group of Aggies, the Trinity River Basin will be getting some VIP treatment. Wednesday, Gov. Perry announced more than 500 thousand dollars will be made available to the Environmental Restoration Project for the Trinity River Basin.
That project will be headed up by A&M's Texas Water Resource Institute. The Aggies will work side by side with The Trinity Basin Conservation Foundation.
All the money, and all those minds, will be used to improve the water quality and create wildlife habitats.
The state funds will be used for storm water control, irrigation programs and education. These funds plus additional state and private dollars that could be contributed toward this effort could leverage as much as thirty million in the next three to five years to develop a comprehensive water flow model with the Army Corps of Engineers, improve water quality, enhance wildlife habitat, and expand ecotourism opportunities in the Trinity River Basin.
The Trinity River Basin stretches from Dallas all the way down to Houston. The river provides water to fourty percent of the state's population.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.