Heavy thunderstorms have produced at least a couple inches of rain over much of the San Antonio metro this morning. Flash flooding is reported in several locations and roadways. Expect there to be delays for the morning rush-hour as low-water crossings are being closed across the region. Thunderstorms continue and additional flash flooding is likely to develop by 7 AM. A flash flood warning includes all of Bexar County and the San Antonio Metro.

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
530 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

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BEXAR TX-
530 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

…THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 AM CDT FOR
BEXAR COUNTY…

AT 526 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE ACROSS THE COUNTY. SAN ANTONIO FIRE RESCUE HAS REPORTED
MULTIPLE HIGH WATER RESCUES ACROSS THE CITY. MULTIPLE ROADWAYS WERE
INUNDATED BY FLOOD WATERS ACROSS THE CITY OF SAN ANTONIO AS WELL.
NEARLY 3 INCHES OF RAIN WAS REPORTED AT STINSON AIR FIELD IN THE
LAST FEW HOURS WITH 1.57 IN THE LAST HALF HOUR.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
SAN ANTONIO…SCHERTZ…UNIVERSAL CITY…LIVE OAK…SELMA…
RANDOLPH AFB…SAN ANTONIO INT AP…STINSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…
LEON VALLEY…KIRBY…HELOTES…ALAMO HEIGHTS…FAIR OAKS RANCH…
WINDCREST…TERRELL HILLS…SHAVANO PARK…HOLLYWOOD PARK…LYTLE…
OLMOS PARK AND ST. HEDWIG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

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LAT…LON 2925 9880 2972 9878 2973 9875 2972 9874
2973 9873 2975 9862 2966 9836 2956 9830
2954 9825 2944 9815 2911 9841