In the early hours of Wednesday morning, members of the Austin fire department were called on to
Lt. Derrell Conner, who rescued the woman, tells The Early Show co-anchor Julie Chen that all they could see was her head above the water when they arrived at the scene.
The seven-member crew used the firetruck ladder to pull the woman to safety.
Capt. Keith Johnson says the flood waters rose about two feet in the ten minutes it took to rescue the woman.
Central Texas is drying out from days of rain and floods that have killed two people and left one missing.