BLOG: 7 inches of rain falls on San Marcos, leads to flooding

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4:57 p.m.: The storms caused minor issues along Union Pacific tracks from San Marcos up to Austin. The rain washed out the ground in some spots and made the tracks uneven in others. UP crews are bringing in some infill to stabilize each of those spots. They anticipate having southbound traffic (where the train was stalled in San Marcos) up and running at 8 p.m., and northbound traffic back in action by 10 p.m.

4:51 p.m.: 

4:26 p.m.: GED and ESL classes at the San Marcos Public Library have been canceled for the rest of the week due to storm damage in the classroom.

4:03 p.m.: Bluebonnet Electric says 152 customers are without power.

4:02 p.m.: Trash cans on parade in San Marcos!

3:42 p.m.: Aftermath of the storm at Highway 123 and I-35 in San Marcos.

3:37 p.m.: TXSU says all evening classes will resume at 5 p.m. All bus routes are currently back in operation.

3:29 p.m.: Conditions on Guadalupe Street in San Marcos.

3:22 p.m.: Train is blocking McCarty at Wonder World due to weather damage to the tracks. Union Pacific is aware of the problem.

3:14 p.m.: Power is back on in the city of Bastrop.

3:10 p.m.: Flooding on Juarez Street in San Marcos.

Flooding on Juarez Street in San Marcos. (KXAN Photo/Todd Bailey)
Flooding on Juarez Street in San Marcos. (KXAN Photo/Todd Bailey)

3:07 p.m.: COSM says River Road at Trestle and William Pettus are closed. CM Allen at I-35 just reopened at 3 p.m.

3:06 p.m.:

2:39 p.m.: Video of rescue truck trying to get to people stuck in the water at Highway 123 at I-35 in San Marcos.

2:33 p.m.: COSM adding 400 block of Mitchell (going over Purgatory Creek) as new road closure.

2:31 p.m.: Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for: Williamson County in south central Texas, Northern Travis County in south central Texas, Northeastern Blanco County in south central Texas, Southeastern Burnet County in south central Texas until 5:45 p.m.

2:21 p.m.:

Flooding at Old Gin Road at Redwood in San Marcos. (Report It: Marina Tristan)
Flooding at Old Gin Road at Redwood in San Marcos. (Report It: Marina Tristan)

2:18 p.m.:

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