Update: The Emergency Operations Center deactivated at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2016.
The Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center has activated in response to anticipated severe weather conditions during the next 24 hours.
Media requests can be directed to the EOC media relations line at 512-974-0699.
For the latest information, monitor City of Austin social media (@austintexasgov, @AustinHSEM) or visit austintexas.gov/hsem.
There are no official evacuations being initiated at this time for the Austin-Travis County area.
Residents are encouraged to monitor weather conditions via the news media, to assess their personal preparedness plans, and to avoid unnecessary travel throughout the next 24 hours.
Flooded low water crossings pose a safety risk. Residents are reminded to respect barricades and to find alternate routes. Turn around — don’t drown.
General questions can be directed to Austin 3-1-1 or 512-974-2000.
Current flood information and emergency road closures are updated at www.atxfloods.com.