Raw Footage: Flash flooding in San Angelo


SAN ANGELO, Texas — Residents of the Concho Valley woke up to flash flood warnings issued by the National Weather Service this morning, Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Those warnings are currently in effect for parts of Tom Green County, Irion County, and Schleicher County.

The San Angelo Fire Department executed a water rescue near Jackson Street and Bryant Avenue shortly before 11:00 this morning.

Police later issued a warning to drivers that South Jackson Street near the Red Arroyo is flooded and has tree limbs in the roadway. Trucks could be seen towing vehicles out of the flood waters from the Red Arroyo.

Staff also captured footage of flooding at the Concho River downtown.

Viewer Allyson Flint captured video from the San Angelo Clubhouse that shows the extent to which the Concho River has risen over the course of the morning.

The Concho River, near the Clubhouse. Video courtesy Allyson Flynt

Jerry Dean Jackson Jr shared photos of flooding surrounding the Red Arroyo at College Hills Blvd.

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Water Conservation Status

Standard Conservation

San Angelo is in standard conservation, which restricts outside watering to twice every seven days at no more than 1 inch per week, no watering between noon and 6 pm. Runoff of more than 150 feet down any street, gutter, alley or ditch is prohibited.

Report watering violations by clicking on https://www.cosatx.us/departments-services/water-conservation/report-a-water-violation or calling 325-657-4409. Do your part; be water smart!