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PHOTOS OF ROAD FLOODING AROUND BRENHAM

  TxDOT Road Closure Map Jeske Road low water crossing (Courtesy of Doug Zwiener – Prairie Hill VFD Jeske Rd Posted by Doug Zwiener on Sunday, August 27, 2017   The…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC CREWS BUSY RESTORING POWER

  Update:  7:30pm Staurday 8-26-2017 Bluebonnet crews have made good progress on restoring power outages during the day. However, a new band of heavy rainfall and high winds resulted in…

LATEST UPDATE FROM THE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

Updated at 8-26-17 @ 5:00 P.M. CST Weather Update for Washington County: Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded to a tropical storm.This weather event will continue to impact Washington County and…

ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY

  The City of Brenham and Washington County Road and Bridge Department are updating road closures in the county on an hour by hour basis during Hurricane Harvey.  The link…

BLINN TAX RATE PUBLIC HEARING TUESDAY

  The Blinn Board of Trustees will hold the first of two public hearings on their proposed tax rate next Tuesday.  The Blinn Board is proposing retaining the same tax…

HURRICANE HARVEY EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL TONIGHT

KWHI spoke with Washington County Judge John Brieden this (Friday) morning about preparations for Hurricane Harvey.  Judge Brieden was headed to a meeting with other city and county officials at…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO PROPOSE TAX RATE TUESDAY

Washington County Commissioners will have a lengthy agenda for their meeting next Tuesday. Commissioners are expected to set the proposed property tax rate for 2017 and announce the two public…

HURRICANE HARVEY GAINING STRENGTH IN THE GULF

Hurricane Harvey is gaining strength in the Gulf and expected to make landfall on the Texas coast overnight Friday.   KWHI talked with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Bryan Ruemke about…

SAFETYTALK PROGRAM 8-24-2017

Safety Talk with Sgt. Jimmy Morgan Topics: Severe Weather and Flood Safety – School Buses – CDLs

BISD ROUNDTABLE PROGRAM 8-24-2017

Guest: Dr. Jamey Johnson, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction