A Texas river expert says river flows across the state this summer are headed into the record books for being among the lowest ever, especially if rain does not fall soon. Still, businesses that rely on the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers have managed to float past serious financial trouble so far.

Greg Waller, a senior coordination hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, said the only rivers in Texas flowing where they should be are in East Texas, where rainfall has been fairly normal. Those include the Neches, Sabine, and Trinity Rivers.

Read more from Brian Kirkpatrick with Texas Public Radio here.