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Flooding at Barton Springs Pool leads to closure until further notice. (City of Austin)

Heavy rain last night and into the morning has led to flooding at Austin's Barton Spring Pool, resulting in Austin Parks and Recreation to close it to the public until damage can be assessed.

Nearby, Austin's Deep Eddy and Big Stacy pools are open. For more information on pools around Austin, click here.

This post will be updated when the pool is reopened to the public.


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The city of Austin does not have enough lifeguards to open all of its pools. (Emma Freer/Austonia)

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(Wally Gobetz)

The city has reopened the Barton Springs Pool after shutting it down during the winter storm.

Austinites can shake off their winter boots and take a dip at two reopened city pools, the city of Austin announced.

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