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Central Texas Extreme Weather: Closures, Power Outages and More

View Extreme Weather Road Closures - 3/20/12 in a larger map

Extreme weather hit Austin overnight, creating several road closures and power outages. Here's what you need to know. 

Street Closures: 

Several closures are in effect, as listed by the  City of Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management. We’ve mapped them above. 

Update (11:35 am): Austin street closures have changed, which we've reflected in the map and the list below.

The streets affected are as follows:

Mar 20, 2012 2:01:29 AM 5400-7100 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX Water Over Roadways

Power Outages (Updated 11 am):

Austin Energy's outage map states 21 active outages are affecting 1,654 customers. 

Original Post: Austin Energy reports on Twitter that 2,500 customers remain without power in 40 locations, and that full restoration expected by late morning. Customers can call (512) 322-9100 to report outages. Austin Energy also has an online map displaying outages. 

School Closures Update (6:47am):

Austin ISD will start classes on-time this morning. However, neighboring schools are experiencing closures and delays.   

Closed: Burnet County ISD Two-Hour Delays: Lampasas ISD Marble Falls ISD

Refresh this space for updates throughout the morning. 

Wells has been a part of KUT News since 2012, when he was hired as the station's first online reporter. He's currently the social media host and producer for Texas Standard, KUT's flagship news program. In between those gigs, he served as online editor for KUT, covering news in Austin, Central Texas and beyond.
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