AUSTIN (KXAN) - While rain is in the forecast, Central Texas is still dealing with a major drought.
City leaders are looking to make sure Austin is ready for another season of wildfire danger.
The Public Safety Commission on Monday, along with the Austin Fire Department, Parks and Recreation and Texas Forest Service are meeting with City Council to talk about what is needed in the event of a wildfire.
One of the main concerns is a lack of resources. There are only two fire stations along the Loop 360 corridor.
With more and more people moving out in that area, more stations are being requested. And then there are some fire companies the Commission members said they believe are understaffed.
"I think at some point, we need to be redirecting dollars to manage the enormous risk associated with the fire," said Mike Levy, vice chair of the Austin Public Safety Commission.
The U.S. Grand Prix race in Austin next year will be held Nov. 2 and F1 weekend will not coincide with a UT Longhorns home football game.
One woman died early Wednesday after several shots were fired at a North Austin mechanic shop.
The Texas Department of Public Safety along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement agency and local authorities raided what they said Wednesday was a methamphetamine operation based in Burnet County.
UPDATE // The two teenage girls missing since Saturday night were found safe at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Leander police said.
FEMA teams will be back in Southeast Austin to assess damage to public property like roads, bridges, and parks.
State Sen. Wendy Davis, a 2014 Democratic candidate for Texas governor, released her tax returns for the past three years.