Flash Flood Warning issued May 25 at 11:51AM CDT until May 25 at 3:00PM CDT by NWS Austin-San Antoni
Event: Flash Flood Warning
Effective: 11:51 AM CDT on 05/25/2013
Expires: 03:00 PM CDT on 05/25/2013
Alert: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... EASTERN ATASCOSA COUNTY... EASTERN BEXAR COUNTY... WESTERN CALDWELL COUNTY... COMAL COUNTY... EXTREME WEST CENTRAL DEWITT COUNTY... WESTERN GONZALES COUNTY... GUADALUPE COUNTY... HAYS COUNTY... KARNES COUNTY... SOUTH CENTRAL TRAVIS COUNTY... WILSON COUNTY... * UNTIL 300 PM CDT. * AT 1145 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS HAVE DETERMINED THAT RAINFALL ESTIMATES FROM DOPPLER RADAR INDICATE SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. NUMEROUS CLUSTERS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUE FROM EASTERN ATASCOSA AND KARNES COUNTIES NORTHWARD ALONG THE I-35 CORRIDOR OVER EASTERN BEXAR AND GUADALUPE COUNTIES. THIS ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE SLOWLY NORTHWARD AND GIVEN CURRENT RADAR ESTIMATES IN THE HEAVIER CLUSTERS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WARNED AREA THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. NUMEROUS ROADS THROUGHOUT THE WARNED AREA ARE ALREADY CLOSED. SECONDARY ROADS... LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND BRIDGES ARE EXPECTED TO FLOOD ACROSS THE WARNED AREA DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS. MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT ENTER LOW WATER CROSSINGS AS 80 PERCENT OF FLOOD FATALITIES OCCUR THIS WAY. * RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... CAMPBELLTON...CANYON LAKE DAM...DRIPPING SPRINGS...FLORESVILLE... JOURDANTON...KARNES CITY...KENEDY...KOSCIUSKO...LOCKHART... LULING...NEW BRAUNFELS...PLEASANTON...POTH...SAN MARCOS...SEGUIN... STOCKDALE...UNIVERSAL CITY...WIMBERLEY...BUDA...BULVERDE... CALAVERAS LAKE...CESTOHOWA...CIBOLO...DRIFTWOOD...ELMENDORF...FALLS CITY...FENTRESS...FISCHER...GARDEN RIDGE AND GERONIMO.
Instructions: WHEN WATER COVERS THE ROAD...TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN. THE LIFE YOU SAVE MAY BE YOUR OWN.
Target Area: Atascosa; Bexar; Caldwell; Comal; DeWitt; Gonzales; Guadalupe; Hays; Karnes; Travis; Wilson
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