Little River crests

According to the National Weather Service, the Little River at Cameron crested early this morning at just under 34 feet. Flood stage is 30 feet.

The Little River crested this morning following days of heavy rains.

According to the National Weather Service, in Milam County the river crested at just under 34 feet. Flood stage is 30 feet. Forecasters said minor to moderate flooding will lessen as the river recedes. It is expected to reach below flood stage Monday evening.

Many county roads were closed in the Thorndale, Rockdale and Buckholts areas late Saturday. Many Thorndale residents had trouble traveling to Cameron Saturday evening for this week's rain-delayed Thorndale High School football game. The Bulldogs met the Holland Hornets on Yoe Field at 6 p.m.

According to the Milam County Sheriff's Office and the Thorndale Police Department, the following roads were still closed at noon today:

FM 112
CR 455 Sandy Creek
CR 459 Sandy Creek Water On Road
CR 454 Closed
CR 434 Dry Brushy
CR 433 Turkey/Brushy Creek
CR 440 Brushy Bottom and Salty Creek
CR 147 Water Over The Roadway
FM 908 South at Reeses Creek
CR 429 South of FM 908 Water Over The Roadway
CR 432 Off FM 908
FM 1444 Water Over Roadway
9000 Block FM 437 Slightly Over The Roadway
FM 1915 N Big Elm Creek
CR 417
CR 418
CR 418A
FM 908 N of Rockdale at Brushy Creek
FM 487 San Gabriel River
FM 437 at Donahue CrEek
FM 437 at Little River
CR 119
CR 120
FM 486 Little River
FM 1915 S At Little River
CR 303
CR 133
CR 147
CR 240/Ball Park Rd
CR 227

Other areas of Central Texas were not so lucky as hundreds were evacuated from their homes in Bastrop County, Hays County and Travis County. At least six flood-related deaths were reported. River flooding was predicted early Saturday as rains stopped across the area, but rivers continued to swell from run off. Major highways were closed, in addition to county and local arteries. Also hard hit were the San Antonio, Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth areas.