ROSSER, Texas — The Trinity River near Rosser crested yesterday afternoon at nearly 37 feet according to the National Weather Service.
At approximately 2:30PM, the River crested at 36.84 feet. Flood stage is 31 feet. This portion of the Trinity has not reached such levels since 2015.
According to officials, forecasters predict that the river flooding will begin to recede and could be back below flood stage by as early as Sunday. Those predictions are largely dependent on the amount of rainfall the area receives through the weekend.
The local forecast from the National Weather service includes more rain expected this morning. High near 58. North northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday night showers are likely. Low around 56. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday there is a 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind around 10 mph.
Sunday is mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.