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Short Term Forecast

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

TXZ171>173-185>194-203>208-231400-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-
BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-UVALDE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-
GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...LEAKEY...
KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...BOERNE...BLANCO...
SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...UVALDE...HONDO...
SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...LOCKHART
601 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

THROUGH 9 AM CDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE
NORTH AT 15 TO 20 MPH ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. SOME STORMS
COULD PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING. THROUGH 9
AM...THE THREAT FOR ISOLATED HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 4
INCHES WILL BE MAINLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM BARKSDALE TO HONDO TO
SEGUIN TO GIDDINGS. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT ROADS TO HAVE
SIGNIFICANT PONDING AND SOME ROADS TO BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO
FLASH FLOODING.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
453 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-241000-
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-
453 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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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Flash Flood Watch

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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