HOUSTON, Texas – Houston Public Works is monitoring tropical development approaching the Gulf of Mexico labeled by the National Hurricane Center as Invest 95L. If the storm develops, Houston Water is preparing for the potential of a pre-release of water to lower Lake Houston later this week.
Property owners should make arrangements for boats and other items along the shoreline for a potential lowering of Lake Houston of 12 to 18 inches should weather conditions warrant a pre-release.
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