2013 Halloween Flood

On October 31, 2013, a flash flood severely impacted the Onion Creek neighborhood in southeast Austin. A total of 659 homes were damaged, 259 received major damage, and 15 were deemed by inspectors to be completely destroyed. Water levels at Onion Creek at US 183 reached its record height of 41 feet during the storm. Between 6:15 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. the water rose 11 feet.  
The Onion Creek’s highest flow rate on October 31 was 120,000 cubic feet per second, which is nearly double the average flow rate of Niagara Falls. 
2013 Halloween Flood Dashboard

Use this dashboard to display the status of the event by mission area, core capability, or percentage of completion for each recommendation from the 2013 Halloween Flood After Action Report.