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12:58 p.m. MONDAY SEPT. 26: Due to localized flooding, classes at Texas State University are suspended from 1-5 p.m. on the San Marcos Campus. Offices and other university operations remain open.

Quad shuttle buses are being diverted to the Wood Street Stop near the University Academic Center.

The Round Rock Campus will hold classes as scheduled.
Texas State will continue to monitor the situation and announce plans for evening classes by 3 p.m.



11:28 a.m. MONDAY SEPT. 26: The National Weather Service has put San Marcos and south central Hays County under a flash flood warning as of noon Monday, Sept. 26.

“Doppler radar indicated heavy rain producing up to two inches per hour over the warned area, which has already received up to five inches in the past 24 hours. Emergency management has reported street flooding in San Marcos. In addition, the San Marcos River, and creeks and streams that flowing into the river, will continue to rise. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly,” the weather service states.

According to Hays County Emergency Management, roads closed as of 12:30 p.m. include:

  • Little Arkansas Road, 2 miles east of Fulton Ranch Road near Wimberley
  • Hidden Valley Road at the low-water crossing near Wimberley
  • CR 1492 at Blanco River and River Road in Wimberley
  • Goforth Road between Brent Boulevard and Bluestem Street in Kyle
  • FM 1626 at Cole Springs Road in Buda
  • High Road at Goforth Road in Kyle
  • Uhland Road at low-water crossing in San Marcos
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