Labonte Park Closed Due to High Water

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Labonte Park has been closed due to flooding from the Nueces River. The park will remain closed until flood waters recede and is safe for public access.

The City has continued releasing water from the Wesley Seale Dam to relieve incoming flood water into Lake Corpus Christi. Currently, four gates are open at the dam.

Additional flooding is expected to rise above current levels along the Nueces River, including County Road 73, Hazel Bazemore and Labonte parks. Major flooding is expected near Bluntzer with moderate flooding in Calallen.

City officials continue to monitor inflows and adjusting releases to limit downstream flooding of the Nueces River, reduce possible damage to the dam and maximize storage capacity. Residents are encouraged to register for to receive emergency notifications by email, text or phone.

For more information, contact Public Information Officer Gabriela Morrow at (361) 826-3583 or by email at