Storms slam South Central Texas, more expected Monday including San Antonio

Carrizo Springs, Crystal City see brunt of rainfall; San Antonio to see rain Monday

Heavy rain and storms hit South Central Texas and parts of San Antonio Sunday and more wet weather is expected over the next few days.

The National Weather Service predicts showers and thunderstorms across San Antonio for the better part of Monday with heavier rainfall after 1 p.m. Rain chances are then expected to drop in the evening hours.

The San Antonio area saw some wet weather over the weekend, but communities to the southwest felt the brunt of the storms that moved across the state.

Several roads were shut down due to heavy flooding in Carrizo Springs and Crystal City.

Drivers became stranded and one resident told KSAT 12 the water appeared to be close to five feet deep.  

Some mobile home communities became flooded in Carrizo Springs and residents were forced to move to higher ground. There were no reports of injuries as of Sunday night.

A shelter opened for Carrizo Springs residents at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parrish Hall.

Crystal City opened a flood shelter for residents at Sterling Fly Junior High School at 715 East Crockett.

All schools in the Carrizo Springs Consolidated ISD are closed Monday. Crystal City ISD had a scheduled staff development day so students were not expected there Monday. 

A flash flood watch remained in effect until 7 a.m. Monday morning for much of South Central Texas including Bexar County.

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