Updated: Central Texas Under Flash Flood Watch Until 7:00 p.m.
Update 11:46 a.m. Remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown: A map and list of Austin-area road closures can be found here. The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory until 2 p.m. for Travis, Bastrop, Williamson and Lee Counties.
Flood Advisory issued March 09 at 11:04AM CDT until March 09 at 2:00PM CDT by NWS: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVIC... http://t.co/5HN3XnBIEJ— Austin Fire Dept (@austinfiredept) March 9, 2015
Update 10:30 a.m. Austin Police tweeted at 9:44 that there had been 35 car crashes in the area since midnight.
Our officers are staying busy. Since midnight 35 crashes and 37 traffic hazards have been reported. Drive with caution! #atxtraffic #atxwx— Austin Police Department (@Austin_Police) March 9, 2015
Update 8:45 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for central Travis County and Williamson County until 11:15 a.m. Parts of these counties are expected to experience minor flooding this morning. Low water crossings continue to close, particularly north of the city in Round Rock and Georgetown.
Correction: An earlier post said Capital Metro's MetroRail was experiencing some delays. However, all trains have been running on-time this morning.
Update 6:30 a.m. Several low water crossings in Cedar Park have now been closed. Current rainfall numbers show that parts of Travis County have gotten up to an inch of water so far this morning.
Original story: Much of Central Texas, including Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties, remains under a flash flood watch until 7:00 p.m. Monday. The area could get up to three more inches of rain, with some areas getting up to five inches. A flash flood watch means flash flooding is possible in or near the watch area. Click here for an updated list of low water crossings that are closed because of flash flooding.