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SAN ANTONIO -- Torrential rains overnight and into the morning hours Saturday triggered flash flood warnings across South Texas. Officials also reported numerous high-water rescues throughout San Antonio.

A flash flood warning remains in effect for Bexar County until 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

Chief Charles Hood told reporters in a press conference San Antonio Fire Department are searching for the body of a woman near Highway-90 and Leon Creek.

One death was reported for a 29-year-old woman found behind a store on Nakoma Avenue.

A car had been found abandoned in the 400 block of West Rhapsody. It had been swept underneath a bridge into a culvert.

It isn't known whether the woman had been in that car.

According to the National Weather Service, Saturday's rainfall set a record as the second wettest day of all-time. The wettest day ever in San Antonio still stands as October 17, 1998 when San Antonio was slammed with 11.26 of rainfall.

San Antonio International Airport reported 9.87 inches of rain fall and Nelson W Wolff Municipal Stadium reported up to 8.37 of rain. Over Friday and Saturday rain fall totals around a foot for San Antonio.

Radar estimates show up to 9 inches of rain fell in an area between downtown San Antonio and Leon Valley over to Hollywood Park, according to the National Weather Service.

Flooded roadways have been reported across the San Antonio area, including in downtown. Here's a link to the latest emergency street closures:


If drivers encounter water in the roadway, they are encouraged to turn around.

Bexar County reported 54 rescues Saturday.


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