Central Texas Extreme Weather: Closures, Power Outages and More
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Extreme weather hit Austin overnight, creating several road closures and power outages. Here's what you need to know.
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.