UPDATE: The City of Midland is reporting the following street closures:
- Scharbauer and Edwards
- Scharbauer and Benton
- Scharbauer and Barber
- Scharbauer and Carver
- Scharbauer and Fairgrounds
- Golf Course @ the Draw near Fairgrounds
- Dormard and Midland Draw
- Highway 80 and Midland (monitoring vehicles on standby watching)
- Terrell and Mississippi
- Terrell and Loiusanna
- Front @ County Barn
- 1270 and 20 (report of car submerged)
- St Andrews and BI 20
- Midkiff at Graffa Park
- Midkiff and Ma Mar
- Terrell and Mississippi
- Terrell and Louisiana
- Terrell and Ohio
- Terrell and Illinois
TXDOT Road Closures:
- FM 307 and Interstate 20
- Garden City and Interstate 20
- Highway 191 and Loop 250
The welcoming rain in the Basin is causing some travel and school closures/delays this morning.
- Midland ISD
- Village School - Midland
- Animal Krackers Daycare
- Kid Town
- Crestview Early Childhood Center Preschool and K classes
- Midland Christian
- Midland Classical Upper Schools and Grammar
- Richard Milburn Academy - Midland
- Bynum School - Midland
- Peppermint Plantation Daycare - Midland
- St. Luke's Childhood Development - Midland
- Kelview Preschool, Daycare and Christian school will start at 9:30 a.m.
- St. Ann's School will start at 9:30 a.m.
- St. Mary's will start at 10 a.m.
- Midland College will start at 10 a.m.
- Midland Montessori is on a two hour delay
- City of Midland - 10 a.m. start
- Mrs. Irene Childcare will begin at 10 a.m.
- First Baptist Child Development Center - two hour delay
Numerous roadways are also being reported as flooded:
Persephone Dakopolos with the City of Midland is reporting the following roads as experiencing heavy flooding:
- Scharbauer and Main Street
- Big Spring and Missouri underpass
- Andrews Hwy and Loop 250 overpass
- "A" Street and Scharbauer
The City of Midland is urging residents to stay home until high waters subside. If you must drive, please DO NOT driving into standing water as emergency crews are being inundated with water rescues.
Odessa city officials are asking drivers to avoid flood prone streets such as Muskingum, Dixie, Tom Green, SE Loop 338 and JBS Parkway.
Parents dropping students off at Nimitz are encouraged to go slow and find alternate routes if possible as there is a flooded vehicle at JBS Parkway and Maple. OFR currently is responding to seven water rescues and is overwhelmed with calls. Drivers need to use extreme caution.
EZ Rider Information:
Due to weather conditions, they are unable to go through certain areas due to it being flooded. They are trying to accommodate the ones they are able to get to but due to high waters there is a delay in services.