Anxiety increasing as floodwater rises along Brazos River

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Anxiety continues to grow as floodwater rises, Christine Dobbyn reports. (KTRK)

For some residents along the Brazos River, starting over after fifty-five years in a community is very difficult.

"Never in my life been through this and I hope never again, it's not worth it," Robert Linarez said.

But, it's a tearful reality for this Rosenberg couple.

"Sometimes we can have it and the next day it can be gone," Linda Castaneda said.

They were rescued but even after the water recedes there is nothing left to go home to.

"The fire marshal started knocking on our door we had to get out," Castaneda added.

They're watching from a neighbors front porch. More rain Wednesday makes those who are dry very nervous. The water is still rising.

Police are monitoring dozens of road blocks as the water creeps higher. In some cases it washed out roads and forced Lamar Consolidated ISD to cancel some classes. Foster High School student Sandie Garcia is watching the water rise near her family home.

"It's terrible. I want it to be summer and all these things are happening and it's really scary," Garcia said.

One day at a time, some victims wipe their tears and wait for their neighborhood to dry out.

"Keep us in your prayers," Castaneda added.

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