Bexar County is prone to flash flooding. Within seconds and without warning, drivers can find themselves stranded or even swept away by flood water.
Stay safe when driving in wet weather by preparing for trips using these resources and this information to stay safe in wet weather.
Turn around, don't drown!
Bexar County's HALT, or High-Water Alert Lifesaving Technology, is a high-tech system to alert drivers of dangerous waters with either flashing lights or a combination of flashing lights and gates.
The Bexar County Road Closures application indicates when a road is closed and where so you can plan your route before you begin driving.
Be aware of rising situations at home or on the go by signing up to be notified in case of an emergency.
The Bexar County Office of Emergency Management offers a variety of resources and information on how to be prepared for emergency events such as flash floods, hurricanes, and thunderstorms and lightning.
Monitor the news for weather related information. If there is a flash flood watch or warning in effect, stay off the roads.
Avoid areas that are already flooded and do not attempt to cross a flooded roadway.
Recognize flood-prone areas such as low water crossings, dips, and ditches, and do not attempt to cross if flooding is possible.
Be cautious when driving at night or in unfamiliar areas when it is harder to recognize flood dangers.
Source: National Weather Service