National Weather Service September 20, 2013, 12:53pm 731 views|Post a comment
Event: Flash Flood Watch
Effective: 03:23 AM CDT on 09/20/2013 Expires: 07:00 AM CDT on 09/21/2013
Alert: Heavy rainfall expected today through Saturday morning across South Central Texas and the Hill Country. A steady supply of tropical pacific moisture from the remnants of Manuel. Deepening gulf moisture and an approaching cold front will bring widespread showers and thunderstorms to south central Texas.
The greatest threat for flash flooding this morning into early this afternoon will be across the Edwards Plateau and Rio Grande plains. The threat for flash flooding will extend eastward across hill country and i-35 corridor late this afternoon into the early morning hours Saturday as a cold front approaches the region. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected with isolated 6-inch amounts possible.
Flash flood watch in effect through Saturday morning.
The national weather service in Austin/San Antonio has expanded the flash flood watch to include the following counties in South Central Texas:
Bandera...Bexar...Blanco...Burnet...Comal...Gillespie...Hays...Kendall...Kerr...Llano...Medina...Real... Travis...Uvalde and Williamson.
Through Saturday morning, widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches with isolated 6-inch amounts possible.
Flooding of low water crossings and other low-lying and normally flood prone areas is likely after heavy rains. Rivers may also be prone to 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.