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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
409 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR AREAS GENERALLY
ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 71 TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY THURSDAY...

.ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH
CENTRAL TEXAS THROUGH THURSDAY. IN ADDITION...A SERIES OF UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE IN FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE
COMBINATION OF MOISTURE AND UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL RESULT
IN SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING
AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.
FLASH FLOODING REMAINS POSSIBLE IN AREAS WHERE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF
HEAVY RAINFALL OCCUR. IN ADDITION TO THE THREAT OF FLASH
FLOODING...THESE HEAVY RAINS COULD PRODUCE RAPID RISES IN AREA
RIVERS...STREAMS AND NORMALLY DRY CREEKS.

TXC021-053-149-287-299-453-491-181200-
/O.NEW.KEWX.FF.A.0005.140918T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BASTROP-BURNET-FAYETTE-LEE-LLANO-TRAVIS-WILLIAMSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BASTROP...BURNET...LA GRANGE...
GIDDINGS...LLANO...AUSTIN...GEORGETOWN
409 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  TEXAS...BASTROP...BURNET...FAYETTE...LEE...LLANO...TRAVIS AND
  WILLIAMSON.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
  AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.

* FLASH FLOODING OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND OTHER LOW LYING AND
  NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE AREAS IS LIKELY DUE TO HEAVY RAINS.
  NORMALLY DRY CREEKS AND AREA STREAMS MAY ALSO SEE RAPID RISES.

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.

&&

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
300 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-172200-
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
300 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 5 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTH. THESE
SHOWERS WILL PRODUCE MODERATE RAIN WITH RAINFALL TOTALS UP TO HALF
AN INCH. SOME OF THESE SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP INTO THUNDERSTORMS AND
PRODUCE OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING.

$$







Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
434 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-180945-
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-
434 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE NUMEROUS AS THE DAY
PROGRESSES INTO TONIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH HIGH RAIN
RATES ARE POSSIBLE. ISOLATED RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES
COULD LEAD TO URBAN FLOODING AND ISOLATED FLASH FLOODING ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE MOIST TROPICAL AIR MASS WILL PERSIST ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
TEXAS BRINGING GOOD CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE END OF THE WEEK. BECAUSE THE STORMS WILL BE SLOW MOVING...THE
THREAT FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND ISOLATED FLASH FLOODING WILL PERSIST
UNTIL FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER
RAINFALL REPORTS WILL BE NEEDED THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. WE
ENCOURAGE ALL COCORAHS AND SKYWARN SPOTTERS TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT
RAINFALL AMOUNTS.

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