breaking news

FOLLOW LIVE: Texas football hosts Orange-White Spring Game

Three low-water crossings closed in Round Rock


Three low-water crossings are closed in Round Rock, city officials said, and crews are responding to any issues that are reported as daylight breaks.

The main issue overnight was debris from trees, said Will Hampton, the communications director for the city.

He said floodgates are closed at Harrell Parkway, Old Bowman Road and Lee Street. As of 6:30 a.m., waterways were able to handle the rain and any runoff.

Officials urge residents to call the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 512-218-5500 to report issues such as debris in streets or flooding.

Residents can report power outages and see estimated restoration times at the Oncor webpage.

For the latest information on low water crossing closures region wide, visit ATXfloods.com.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

California murder suspect arrested after SWAT standoff in Pflugerville
California murder suspect arrested after SWAT standoff in Pflugerville

A California man suspected of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend earlier this week was arrested in Pflugerville on Saturday after an hourslong standoff with SWAT officers. Kevin Darnell Dickson, 55, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and Austin police at about 1 p.m. Saturday. He had been barricaded inside a home...
Austin area dodges severe storms, drought conditions remain

Austin on Saturday dodged severe storms that had been forecast for the region, with only light drizzle falling in parts of the metro area in the morning, which did little to alleviate dry conditions in the region. The National Weather Service on Saturday morning had warned of a potential for severe storms with possible hail and damaging winds in a...
2 pedestrians struck, killed on I-35 in separate incidents

AUSTIN 2 struck, killed on I-35 in separate incidents A man and a woman walking on Interstate 35 were struck by vehicles and killed in two separate incidents Saturday, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. Medics first responded at 3:42 a.m. to a South Austin vehicle-pedestrian crash in the 8100 block of south I-35 along the frontage road north...
At funeral, Barbara Bush called ‘first lady of the greatest generation’
At funeral, Barbara Bush called ‘first lady of the greatest generation’

Barbara Bush was remembered as the “first lady of the greatest generation” during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and roughly 1,500 other people who filled the church with laughter as much as with tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush joked that his mother...
Hazmat crews called for gas line break near Loyola Lane in Northeast Austin
Hazmat crews called for gas line break near Loyola Lane in Northeast Austin

Hazmat crews are responding to a gas line break Northeast Austin, officials said Saturday afternoon.  A six-inch gas line was struck during construction on the east side of Ed Bluestein Boulevard between Loyola Lane and Highway 183 around 2 p.m., officials said.  The Texas Gas Service is repairing the busted gas line, officials said. Austin...
More Stories