Falcon Lake News

12/10/2017
Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

12/6/2017 3:35:00 AM
steinbachonline.com
The pro shop and restaurant at the Falcon Lake Golf Course are being torn down. Harry Brotchie is the President and Owner of Lakeland Golf Management which runs the Falcon Lake Golf Course. He says both the restaurant and pro shop were aging buildings that ...

12/5/2017 9:53:00 AM
The Weather Network
Wintry conditions have forced officials to close the Trans-Canada Highway from Vermilion Bay, Ont., to Falcon Lake, Man. Kenora, Ont., has picked up about 30 cm as of Tuesday morning, with several accidents reported across the region. There are also ...

12/5/2017 3:33:00 AM
CBC
The 15-kilometre stretch that was closed went from Falcon Lake to the Ontario border. The highway in that area was packed with snow and ice.

12/4/2017 10:06:00 PM
Kenora Online
Highway 17 from Falcon Lake to Dryden and highway 71 from Kenora to Fort Frances has been opened by OPP and road crews. The eastbound lane on highway 17, west of the Rush Bay scales, is blocked due to a disabled transport truck. Traffic control is ...

12/4/2017 4:31:00 PM
Calgary Herald
The Trans-Canada Highway from Falcon Lake to the Ontario border was closed Monday due to poor winter driving conditions. According to an email issued by the Manitoba Infrastructure Operations Centre, drivers were advised of the closure late Monday ...

12/4/2017 1:25:00 PM
Carillon
Winter weather has made itself felt Monday with poor driving conditions across the Southeast. The province's highways department noted on Monday afternoon after 4 p.m. that the Trans-Canada Highway, from Falcon Lake to the Ontario border, has now been ...

11/19/2017 5:18:00 AM
Live Science
The closest was 97°F at the Falcon Lake, TX, RAWS station on Nov. 25, 2010." No station has ever hit 100°F on Thanksgiving. The closest was 97°F at the Falcon Lake, TX, RAWS station on Nov. 25, 2010. #txwx @HeatwaveKGNS To find the hottest and coldest ...

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

11/17/2017 10:50:00 PM
Laredo Morning Times
MORE ON LMTOnline.com: Zapata man drowns in Falcon Lake after rescuing teenage daughter San Ygnacio truly believes in its history and it fights for it, Rep. Tracy King said Thursday, and the people driving by on U.S. 83 need to pull off and take a drive ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

11/13/2017 7:18:00 PM
KRGV-TV 5
ZAPATA – Recent rains are having an impact on our reservoirs; Falcon Lake levels are nearly double from where they were at three months ago. With harvest underway for citrus, local growers told CHANNEL 5 NEWS water from these reservoirs are key to ...

11/2/2017 4:00:00 AM
marketwatch.com
Approximately 85% of the Bell MTS wireless network has been upgraded to LTE-A capability, including in Winnipeg, Brandon, Portage La Prairie, Selkirk, Steinbach, Gimli, Morden, Winkler, Churchill, Thompson, Flin Flon, Falcon Lake, East St. Paul ...

10/26/2017 6:12:00 PM
nationalpost.com
Shortly after 1 p.m., a stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway from Falcon Lake to the Ontario boundary was closed. On other roads, snow-pack and blowing snow and slippery conditions were reported.

10/26/2017 10:55:00 AM
Winnipeg CTV News
Shortly after 1 p.m., a stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway from Falcon Lake to the Ontario border was closed. On other roads, snow-pack and blowing snow and slippery conditions were reported.

10/25/2017 2:39:00 PM
Global News
Eastman, which includes Falcon Lake, Steinbach, Lac du Bonnet, Anola and Birds Hill Park, is the area in the province where the most incidents have occurred, a statement that likely comes as no surprise to anyone who regularly travels eastern rural roads.

10/25/2017 2:08:00 PM
CBC
An average of 1,600 crashes occurred annually in the area which includes the communities of Steinbach, Lac du Bonnet, Anola, Birds Hill Park and Falcon Lake. That figure is based on Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) data from 2012 to 2016. About 11,000 ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/23/2017 12:08:00 PM
KRGV-TV 5
ZAPATA – On Falcon Lake, the cormorant is sacred. The migratory bird faces few predators and is protected against harm by federal law. But to anglers, the birds are eating up too many fish. They're now signing on to a petition for the U.S. Fish and ...

10/15/2017 8:51:00 AM
McAllen Monitor
Standing 20- to 30-feet tall, the structures would be the tallest border walls ever built in the United States and would wall off 32 miles of the Rio Grande in three sections, the longest of which would run from Roma all the way to Falcon Lake. The other ...

10/6/2017 3:27:00 AM
Killeen Daily Herald
The Copperas Cove Bass Club finished 10th at the Texas Association of Bass Clubs state tournament Saturday and Sunday on Falcon Lake in Zapata. The Copperas Cove team consisted of eight anglers: Steve Mallett/Jack Johnson; Randy Fesler/Bob Bingle ...

10/4/2017 11:56:00 PM
liftable.com
The Zapata County Fire Department’s dive team recovered a man’s body from Falcon Lake. The drowning victim was identified as 34-year-old, Juan Jesus Sandoval, Jr. Once cops realized who he was, his untimely death started to make sense. Earlier that ...

10/3/2017 9:39:00 AM
steinbachonline.com
Over the course of four services and in front… Falcon Lake RCMP got a call around 1:30 pm yesterday afternoon for a male diver in distress at West Hawk Lake. A 55 year old man from Winnipeg was conducting a recreational dive with his wife when… Oakbank ...

10/2/2017 11:54:00 AM
National Geographic Society
So they bought it, set up a January music festival, and opened eco-cabins on Falcon Lake and the even more secluded High Lake, reached by a mile-and-a-half ATV ride or hike. There are many trails for hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing in the area ...

10/1/2017 10:03:00 AM
Winnipeg CTV News
Falcon Lake RCMP said around 1:30 p.m. they received a call that a diver was in distress. Investigators believe the victim was diving with his wife when he may have run out of air and suffered a medical issue as he surfaced. He was pulled out of the water ...

10/1/2017 8:28:00 AM
Global News
A 55-year-old man from Winnipeg drowned during a recreational dive with his wife on Saturday. Falcon Lake RCMP were called to West Hawk Lake at around 1:30 p.m. for a report of a diver in distress. Investigators believe the accident happened after the ...

10/1/2017 6:27:00 AM
steinbachonline.com
Over the course of four services and in front… Falcon Lake RCMP got a call around 1:30 pm yesterday afternoon for a male diver in distress at West Hawk Lake. A 55 year old man from Winnipeg was conducting a recreational dive with his wife when… Youth ...

9/30/2017 8:47:00 PM
ChrisD
It’s suspected the man ran out of air and suffered a medical issue upon resurfacing. Foul play is not believed to be a factor and Falcon Lake RCMP continue to investigate. — Staff

9/30/2017 6:28:00 PM
CBC
Police believe the man may have run out of air and suffered a medical issue. Mounties said no foul play is suspected in the death and Falcon Lake RCMP continue to investigate.

9/29/2017 8:14:00 PM
KRGV-TV 5
PENITAS – A Penitas family is mourning the loss of their loved one. Juan Sandoval drowned Saturday. He was trying to save his daughter who was struggling in the waters at Falcon Lake. The family is now urging caution to others who frequent the lake.

9/28/2017 5:49:00 AM
CBC
After multiple surgeries and an ongoing battle with post-traumatic stress disorder that's left him struggling to sleep, Nickol went out to his family cabin near the Falcon Lake Golf Course and decided it was time to give the clubs a swing. "I golfed a lot ...

9/27/2017 4:05:00 PM
WHIO
Zapata County sheriff’s deputies were called around 2:35 p.m. Saturday to a report of a possible drowning near the boat ramp at Falcon Lake in Falcon State Park. Family members told deputies that Juan Jesus Sandoval, 34, rescued his 16-year-old daughter ...

9/27/2017 1:06:00 PM
WHIO
Zapata County sheriff’s deputies were called around 2:35 p.m. Saturday to a report of a possible drowning near the boat ramp at Falcon Lake in Falcon State Park. Family members told deputies that Juan Jesus Sandoval, 34, rescued his 16-year-old daughter ...

9/27/2017 1:06:00 PM
WHIO
Zapata County sheriff’s deputies were called around 2:35 p.m. Saturday to a report of a possible drowning near the boat ramp at Falcon Lake in Falcon State Park. Family members told deputies that Juan Jesus Sandoval, 34, rescued his 16-year-old daughter ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 4:25:00 PM
KGNS
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A father tragically lost his life while rescuing his daughter at Falcon Lake over the weekend. According to the Zapata County Sheriff’s Office, the man who was later identified as 34-year-old Juan Jesus Sandoval Jr. had rescued his ...

9/24/2017 10:53:00 PM
KRGV-TV 5
FALCON LAKE--The Weslaco fire department is offering tips to stay safe after a man drowned while trying to save his 16-year-old daughter while swimming at Falcon Lake. The daughter made it to shore safely. The body of the man, identified as 34-year-old ...

9/23/2017 7:45:00 PM
KRGV-TV 5
FALCON LAKE--A drowning at Falcon Lake is under investigation by the Zapata County Sheriff's Office. The body of an adult male was recovered Saturday by the Texas Game Wardens. The man was identified as 34-year-old Juan Jesus Sandoval Jr. The Zapata county ...

9/22/2017 7:10:00 AM
McAllen Monitor
“The reservoirs that serve the RGV (Lake Amistad and Falcon Lake) are still at over 50 percent capacity (which determines our Drought Conservation Plan) with MPU maintaining ample water supply to take us through the 2017 calendar year.” As far as other ...





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