UPDATE: The City of Midland is reporting the following street closures:
TXDOT Road Closures:
The welcoming rain in the Basin is causing some travel and school closures/delays this morning.
Numerous roadways are also being reported as flooded:
Persephone Dakopolos with the City of Midland is reporting the following roads as experiencing heavy flooding:
The City of Midland is urging residents to stay home until high waters subside. If you must drive, please DO NOT driving into standing water as emergency crews are being inundated with water rescues.
Odessa city officials are asking drivers to avoid flood prone streets such as Muskingum, Dixie, Tom Green, SE Loop 338 and JBS Parkway.
Parents dropping students off at Nimitz are encouraged to go slow and find alternate routes if possible as there is a flooded vehicle at JBS Parkway and Maple. OFR currently is responding to seven water rescues and is overwhelmed with calls. Drivers need to use extreme caution.
EZ Rider Information:
Due to weather conditions, they are unable to go through certain areas due to it being flooded. They are trying to accommodate the ones they are able to get to but due to high waters there is a delay in services.
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