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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1215 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM PRODUCED WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS AND THE HILL COUNTRY THIS
AFTERNOON INTO EVENING. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES SHOWED WIDESPREAD
RAINS OF GREATER THAN 2 INCHES ALONG AND WEST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR
WITH RAINS GREATER THAN 6 TO AS HIGH AS 12 INCHES ACROSS
BANDERA...BLANCO AND KENDALL COUNTIES. ANOTHER BAND OF HEAVY RAINS
HAS DEVELOPED OVER THE RIO GRANDE AND EDWARDS PLATEAU WITH A SMALL
CLUSTER BETWEEN HONDO AND COTULLA. THESE WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTH
CENTRAL TEXAS AND THE HILL COUNTRY OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED WITH
ISOLATED ADDITIONAL TOTALS UP TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. THE ADDITIONAL
RAIN WILL ONLY AGGRAVATE ONGOING FLOODING AND LIKELY CREATE NEW
AREAS OF FLASH FLOODING.

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-241315-
/O.CON.KEWX.FF.A.0010.000000T0000Z-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
1215 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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

* ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MOVE
  ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS PRODUCING ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TOTALS
  OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH ISOLATED ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS TO 5 INCHES
  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.

&&

$$




Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
TXC137-271-385-465-240745-
/O.NEW.KEWX.FF.W.0065.150524T0438Z-150524T0745Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1138 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  REAL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...
  EDWARDS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...
  KINNEY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN VAL VERDE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 245 AM CDT

* AT 1137 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN OVER THE PAST FEW HOURS. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED
  TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DEL RIO...BRACKETTVILLE...ROCKSPRINGS...LEAKEY...SPOFFORD...CAMP
  WOOD...VANCE...CARTA VALLEY...RIO FRIO...TUFF...BARKSDALE...ALAMO
  VILLAGE...STANDART...LAKE VIEW...AMANDA...VAL VERDE PARK...CIENEGAS
  TERRACE...ANACACHO...LAUGHLIN AFB AND PRADE RANCH.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT
TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3029 10041 3029 9976 3008 9976 3007 9969
      2991 9969 2991 9962 2986 9960 2963 9960
      2962 10011 2909 10012 2908 10066 2917 10078
      2920 10077 2926 10081 2935 10097 2944 10104

$$

LJH




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
640 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TXZ183>185-202-242345-
VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KINNEY-
640 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS THROUGH 9
PM SATURDAY EVENING.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS
TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE ALREADY DEVELOPED
OVER WESTERN PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS EARLY TODAY. THE THREAT
FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD LATER TODAY AS A LARGE
THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX DEVELOPS OVER TEXAS. WITH NEARLY SATURATED
SOIL CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...THERE WILL BE A HIGH
THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING. WHILE THE HEAVIEST RAINS ARE EXPECTED
TO EXTEND FROM TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS OF 1
TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A FEW AREA STREAMS AND
RIVERS MAY EXPERIENCE NEW RISES...ESPECIALLY OVER THE SOUTHERN
EDWARDS PLATEAU AND HILL COUNTRY THROUGH TONIGHT.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLASH FLOOD AND POSSIBLE IMPACTS ON RIVERS...
CONDITIONS ALONG THE LEAD EDGE OF THE STORM COMPLEX WILL BE ALSO
FAVORABLE FOR A FEW SEVERE STORMS...WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND
ISOLATED BRIEF TORNADOES POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL CONTINUE FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS
THROUGH 7 PM CDT SUNDAY EVENING.

WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THE DAYTIME
HOURS SUNDAY WITH DECREASING POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL SUNDAY
EVENING. THE CONTINUED HEAVY RAIN THREAT INTO SUNDAY...MEANS ALL
OF THE RIVERS AND STREAMS OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS HAVE A POTENTIAL
TO SEE SIGNIFICANT RISES. SOME RIVERS REMAIN SWOLLEN FROM RECENT
RAINFALL. THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WINDS AND BRIEF TORNADOES WILL
ALSO CONTINUE SUNDAY...MAINLY ALONG THE LEADING EDGE OF THE
THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX.

NEW EPISODES OF HEAVY RAIN COULD OCCUR AGAIN MONDAY INTO EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY EAST OF I-35. THE STORMS MONDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT WILL ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL
TO PRODUCE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

$$




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