Flash Flood Watch issued May 25 at 9:01AM CDT until May 25 at 6:00PM CDT by NWS Austin-San Antonio -
Event: Flash Flood Watch
Effective: 09:01 AM CDT on 05/25/2013
Expires: 06:00 PM CDT on 05/25/2013
Alert: ...HEAVY RAIN PATTERN EXPECTED TO PRODUCE DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING TODAY ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS... .A WEAK AND NEARLY STATIONARY DISTURBANCE OVER CENTRAL TEXAS COMBINED WITH ABUNDANT TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL RESULT IN A DANGEROUS FLASH FLOOD THREAT TODAY FOR PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS HIGHEST ALONG AND EAST OF A LLANO TO COMFORT TO JOURDANTON LINE...WHERE A FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN POSTED THROUGH 6 PM. SOILS FROM HEAVY RAINS FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT HAVE ALREADY BECOME SATURATED...AND ADDITIONAL EXPECTED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WILL LIKELY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...ATASCOSA...BASTROP...BEXAR...BLANCO...BURNET... CALDWELL...COMAL...DEWITT...FAYETTE...GILLESPIE...GONZALES... GUADALUPE...HAYS...KARNES...KENDALL...LAVACA...LEE...LLANO... TRAVIS...WILLIAMSON AND WILSON. * UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING * EXPECTED HEAVY DOWNPOURS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES TODAY. * DUE TO SATURATED SOILS...ANY HEAVY DOWNPOURS THAT DEVELOP WILL QUICKLY PRODUCE RUNOFF AND A FLASH FLOOD THREAT. RIVER RISES HAVE ALREADY OCCURRED IN SOME LOCATIONS AND WILL BE PRONE TO ADDITIONAL RAPID RISES.
Instructions: A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN OR NEAR THE WATCH AREA. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA...PLAN NOW FOR WHAT YOU WILL DO IF FLASH FLOODING DEVELOPS. STAY INFORMED AND BE READY TO ACT IF YOU SEE FLOODING OR IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.
Target Area: Atascosa; Bastrop; Bexar; Blanco; Burnet; Caldwell; Comal; DeWitt; Fayette; Gillespie; Gonzales; Guadalupe; Hays; Karnes; Kendall; Lavaca; Lee; Llano; Travis; Williamson; Wilson
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