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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
312 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS THROUGH 7 PM
SUNDAY...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL THIS MORNING
MAINLY WEST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR BEFORE EXPANDING TO THE ENTIRE
AREA LATER TODAY. A LARGER BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF MORE
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ENTER SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS BY EARLY SATURDAY
EVENING BEGINNING ACROSS THE WESTERN COUNTIES...MOVING EAST. THIS
ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE I-35 CORRIDOR INCLUDING AUSTIN
AND SAN ANTONIO AROUND MIDNIGHT. THEN HEAVY RAINFALL WILL PERSIST
THROUGH MUCH OF SUNDAY MAINLY ACROSS THE EASTERN COUNTIES.
RAINFALL TOTALS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 4 INCHES WITH
ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE.

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-232000-
/O.EXT.KEWX.FF.A.0010.150523T0812Z-150525T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...DEL RIO...
ROCKSPRINGS...LEAKEY...KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...
BOERNE...BLANCO...SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...
BRACKETTVILLE...UVALDE...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...
SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...EAGLE PASS...CRYSTAL CITY...
PEARSALL...PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...
CUERO...HALLETTSVILLE...CARRIZO SPRINGS
312 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...ATASCOSA...BANDERA...BASTROP...BEXAR...BLANCO...
  BURNET...CALDWELL...COMAL...DE WITT...DIMMIT...EDWARDS...
  FAYETTE...FRIO...GILLESPIE...GONZALES...GUADALUPE...HAYS...
  KARNES...KENDALL...KERR...KINNEY...LAVACA...LEE...LLANO...
  MAVERICK...MEDINA...REAL...TRAVIS...UVALDE...VAL VERDE...
  WILLIAMSON...WILSON AND ZAVALA.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* PERSISTENT THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED
  TO DEVELOP AND SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE AREA. RAINFALL TOTALS OF
  1-4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH ISOLATED 6 INCH AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* DUE TO THE VERY MOIST CONDITIONS OF THE GROUNDS AND SOILS IN
  THE AREA...RAPID FLASH FLOODING OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND
  SOME ROADWAYS WILL BE POSSIBLE WHERE HEAVY RAINS DEVELOP. AREA
  RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE ALSO ELEVATED. SOME OF THESE RIVERS AND
  STREAMS MAY REACH THEIR FLOOD STAGES VERY QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED ROADWAYS. THE MAJORITY OF FLOOD RELATED
FATALITIES OCCUR IN VEHICLES. IF YOU SEE A FLOODED ROADWAY...
REMEMBER...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
212 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TXZ171>173-188-190>192-206-230915-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-GILLESPIE-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-COMAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...
FREDERICKSBURG...BLANCO...SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...NEW BRAUNFELS
212 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.NOW...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THROUGH 5 AM CDT...SCATTERED LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN SHOWERS WILL
MOVE NORTH AT 30 MPH ACROSS THE EASTERN HILL COUNTRY. RAINFALL
TOTALS OF UP TO ONE QUARTER INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
400 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-232100-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
400 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...REST OF TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS THE EASTERN PART OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. SOME OF
THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE LOCALIZED HEAVY SHOWERS LEADING TO
MINOR FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREA ROADS...UNDERPASSES AND POOR
DRAINAGE LOCATIONS. THIS ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT TO THE
RIO GRANDE LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS A SHORT WAVE
DISTURBANCE PUSHES FROM THE WEST. LOCALIZED MINOR FLASH FLOODING
MAY OCCUR ACROSS AREA ROADS...UNDERPASSES AND POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY THROUGH
AT LEAST TUESDAY.

A WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN EVENT IS EXPECTED SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY...WHICH COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH
CENTRAL TEXAS. EPISODES OF HEAVY RAIN THREAT COULD LINGER INTO
EARLY TUESDAY... ESPECIALLY EAST OF I-35. WIDESPREAD RAINS FOR THE
FIVE DAY PERIOD ENDING TUESDAY WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 4
INCHES...WHILE SOME LOCATIONS COULD RECEIVING UP TO 6 INCHES.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT SATURDAY THROUGH 7
PM CDT SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED...SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY.

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