Lake Whitney opens dam, roads closing around Lake Waco

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According to the Waco-McLennan County OEM Facebook page, Lake Whitney has opened their dam and now is currently releasing at 21,000 cubic feet per second. 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has started closing roads around Lake Waco. 

They are urging travelers to use caution when driving.

McLennan County Emergency Operations Coordinator Frank Patterson speaks on these events in the interview below.

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