Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
902 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR MULTIPLE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL
FROM TONIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL TOTALS ARE FORECAST BETWEEN 4 AND 7 INCHES WITH SOME
LOCATIONS POTENTIALLY SEEING AS MUCH AS 15 INCHES. IN ADDITION TO
THE HEAVY RAINFALL POTENTIAL...MANY AREAS HAVE SEEN MULTIPLE
INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST WEEK RESULTING IN SATURATED SOIL UNABLE
TO ABSORB MUCH MORE WATER. THUS...HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY
RESULT IN RAPID DEVELOPMENT OF FLASH FLOODING IN THE MOST
VULNERABLE AREAS. ALSO...MULTIPLE AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE
ELEVATED...SO FLASHY RIVER RISES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE DURING THE
NEXT FEW DAYS.

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/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...
BRACKETVILLE...UVALDE...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...
SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...EAGLE PASS...CRYSTAL CITY...
PEARSALL...PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...
CUERO...HALLETSVILLE...CARRIZO SPRINGS
902 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

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 THURSDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES WITH SOME LOCATIONS
  REACHING AS HIGH AS 15 INCHES. ALSO...SATURATED SOILS WILL
  FURTHER ENHANCE THE POSSIBILITY FOR FLASH FLOODING.

* RIVERS AND CREEKS ARE SWOLLEN AND ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL
  WORSEN THE CONDITIONS. SOILS ARE SATURATED AND ANY ADDITIONAL
  RAINS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN RAPID RUN OFF AND ACCUMULATION OF
  FLOOD WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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