SAN ANTONIO – Heavy rains in the San Antonio area on Monday caused flooding across the city, including Leon Creek.
A flood warning was issued for Leon Creek on Tuesday by the National Weather Service, which reported that the creek crested at 25.79 feet at Interstate 35. Tuesday’s crest was the fourth-highest crest on record and the highest since July 2002 when it rose to 27.2 feet.
Some social media users took to Twitter to share videos and photos of the flooding:
What's happening at US 90 and Leon Creek? pic.twitter.com/emE9gzgtLK— Eleazar (@EleazarRodiles) July 6, 2021
Tues 12:55 PM— Sarah Spivey (@KSATSarahSpivey) July 6, 2021
While flooding is ongoing along Leon Creek, more rain is moving in from the east. Thankfully, these are moving quickly, but we'll be monitoring carefully! Stay safe out there y'all. If you see rising waters, seek higher ground.
Live radar: https://t.co/qo2a0OeitV pic.twitter.com/38th7QJsTD