A couple of months of selection and testing will follow as well as training for the entire 1,100 member department.
Since the large rivers nearby were already full, Plum Creek experienced a backup causing neighborhoods to flood.
During the floods, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department made 58 rescues, 14 vehicle assists and evacuated 168 people.
The department’s newer, rescue-capable chopper was down for a major 1,200 hour service Friday, and it could not be used.
Two men and one woman died in Friday’s floods in southeast Travis County.
Hernandez’s two younger brothers survived when their car was hit by flood waters
Investigators think the handgun was thrown from the suspect’s vehicle near East Palm Valley Boulevard and Georgetown Street.
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David Giller’s body was found on Sunday afternoon.
Gabriel Castillo died when a driver ran into his car on Saturday evening.
The flooding over the weekend is still causing delays and cancellations.
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On Monday morning, Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg said she plans on appealing the case to a higher court.
The Aleman family considers themselves lucky to be alive after calling for help as water began flooding around their home on Friday.
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This comes after flooding caused major damage over Halloween weekend.
Officials say the parks will be closed until they can fully assess and repair the damage, which could take weeks or months.
Austin ISD officials say the severe storms left two to four inches of standing water in classrooms at Palm Elementary School.