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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1052 AM 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY MORNING.
WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS ARE FORECAST BETWEEN 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH
SOME LOCATIONS POTENTIALLY SEEING AS MUCH AS 10 INCHES. IN
ADDITION TO THE HEAVY RAINFALL POTENTIAL...MANY AREAS HAVE SEEN
MULTIPLE INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER THE PAST WEEK RESULTING IN
SATURATED SOILS UNABLE TO ABSORB MUCH MORE RAINFALL. 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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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
1052 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

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

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH 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 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH SOME LOCATIONS
  REACHING AS HIGH AS 10 INCHES. ALSO...VERY SATURATED SOILS WILL
  FURTHER ENHANCE THE POSSIBILITY FOR FLASH FLOODING AND INCREASE
  THE LIKELIHOOD OF RAPID FLOODING.

* RIVERS AND CREEKS ARE SWOLLEN AND ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL
  WORSEN THE CONDITIONS. SOILS ARE EXTREMELY 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.

&&

$$

TB3


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