Three rescued from high water in south San Antonio

Brief strong showers interrupted a pleasant Tuesday afternoon in the Alamo City, closing some roads due to high water.

SAN ANTONIO — Authorities say three people living under a south-side bridge are expected to be OK after first responders rescued them from high water.

The rescue happened in a large urban drainage basin along the 200 block of Rayburn Drive as storms moved through town Tuesday afternoon, bringing brief strong showers. Members of the San Antonio police and fire departments were on scene just before 4 p.m. 

Bexar County is under an NWS-issued Flood Advisory until 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. As of 4:30 p.m., Bexar County officials had closed six roads due to flooding hazards, including Old Corpus Christi on the south side. 

>>SEE Bexar County road closures here.



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