Representatives from the City of Wichita Falls are advising residents in the flood prone areas of the Tanglewood Neighborhood and the East Side of the City to prepare to evacuate due to flooding which is expected to begin early Thursday night.
Wichita Falls city leaders could soon be a step closer to reducing flooding of the Wichita River.
As part of a pilot program, workers have been clearing a test area in the northern part of Lucy Park.
Katie Crosbie joins us now with more.
Gwyn, it started after the U.S. Geological Survey found that
vegetation is causing the river to slow down and water levels to drive.
So far, about 10 to 15 acres have been cleared by two separate contractors, along with city crews.