2018-09-05 / Breaking

Flash flood warning in effect through Sunday evening for most of South Central Texas


Localized heavy rains have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood warning through 7pm Sunday night for South Central Texas, including these counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bexar, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, De Witt, Dimmit, Fayette, Frio, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Karnes, Kendall, Kinney, Lavaca, Lee, Maverick, Medina, Real, Travis, Uvalde, Williamson, Wilson, and Zavala. 

 A weak upper level disturbance, abundant moisture and a slow-moving cold front will continue to bring additional showers and thunderstorms to south central Texas today. The best chance for heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding Sept. 9 will be across portions of the southern Hill Country and along and east of the I-35 corridor. This includes the San Antonio and Austin metro areas. Additional rainfall amounts today will average from 1 to 2 inches, with up to 5 inches possible in spots.

 Widespread rain from abundant moisture and a slow moving frontal boundary are possible today across the southern portions of the Hill Country and along and east of the Interstate 35 corridor. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with isolated amounts up to 5 inches are expected.

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