Bay City Mayor Urges evacuation, 10 ft. of water downtown projected

Bay City Mayor Mark Bricker urges residents to evacuate immediately. Buses will be evacuating residents at 10 a.m. tomorrow from the civic center.

“Today the Matagorda County Emergency Operations Center received a flood model from the Texas State Operations Center that projects severe flooding of every structure in Bay City with up to 10 feet of water in downtown. Western Gulf Rivers Forecast Center and the National Weather Service have confirmed the accuracy of this model.”