San Antonio drying out from heavy rains


Onlookers gather along a flooded intersection, Sunday, May 26, 2013, in San Antonio. Heavy rains and flooding are being blamed for at least two deaths in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) | Zoom

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Warm weather and sunshine are helping the San Antonio area dry out after thunderstorms this weekend flooded area roads, rivers and creeks, killing three people who were swept away by rushing waters.

The National Weather Service on Monday discontinued a flood watch for the region. A flood warning did remain for the San Antonio River near Falls City, which is about 45 miles southeast of San Antonio.

The Texas Department of Transportation and other agencies reported Monday that only a few roads remained closed in San Antonio due to flooding.

The San Antonio Water System reported that two sewer lines were overwhelmed by the flooding, causing spills of more than 100,000 gallons. The utility said no adverse impacts had been reported from the spills.


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