AUSTIN (KXAN) — Tuesday’s heavy rain has the four-day rain total over one foot in Lakeway, and 10 inches in Bastrop! This is more rain than Lakeway normally sees in 4 months.
Another 1-3 inches of rain is possible today through Thursday. Meteorologist David Yeomans says it will take very little rainfall to trigger dangerous flash flooding today.
- Barton Creek under flash flood warning due to dangerous water flow: The water levels are expected to remain at eight and nine feet all day. Firefighters will be out by the creek to make sure no one takes a dip while it is closed.
- Del Valle bus driver honored for rescuing families during flooding: Clydell Willis revisited the family and bus from the day many say he became a hero. Willis and his son went from house to house helping families escape the rising waters, and board his bus to higher ground.
- Hyde Park Apartment residents dealing with soggy mess after flooding: People living in the apartments say water came in at around 3 p.m. and was about an inch deep inside their apartment.
- Reward offering in Lockhart woman’s homicide: The death of a young woman whose body was found in a field just a few miles northwest of Lockhart last Thursday is now being investigated as a homicide. Nineteen-year-old Emilia Juarez’ body was found near FM 2720.