Multiple low-water crossings closed on Spicewood Springs roads, across Northwest Austin


Heavy rainfall from severe thunderstorms May 8 has closed multiple low-water crossings across Northwest Austin due to flooding.

Low-water crossings 1-7 are all currently closed along Spicewood Springs Road. Three low-water crossings are closed on Old Spicewood Springs Road just south of Spicewood Springs Road, as well.

Several crossings just off MoPac are now also closed due to flooding. Low-water crossing 30 and low-water crossings 31-34, located off McNeil Drive and Waters Park Road, respectively, are closed.

Multiple severe weather advisories remain in effect in Austin. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch until 7 p.m. tonight and a Flood Advisory until 3 p.m.

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Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the reporter for Northwest Austin.
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