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McDonald Lake Closed for Flooding

Amarillo's McDonald Lake has closed to the public due to flooding.

According to a spokesperson for the City of Amarillo, the McDonald Lake off of Coulter Street has been closed for flooding. The entrance will remain barricaded until the waters recede.

Southeast Park has also closed for flooding. The closings will stay in effect until further notice.

City staff reportedly hope to have both locations back open by next week.

Photo by Amarillo Parks and Recreation

Photo by Amarillo Parks and Recreation

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