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Flash Flood Watch

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

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS THROUGH 7 PM
THIS EVENING...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM PRODUCED WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS AND THE HILL COUNTRY SATURDAY
INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. 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. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED ACROSS THE HILL COUNTRY TO ALONG THE I-35
CORRIDOR TO NEAR THE COASTAL PLAINS. THE RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL SLOWLY END FROM WEST TO EAST TODAY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED ADDITIONAL
TOTALS UP TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE. THE ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL ONLY
AGGRAVATE ONGOING FLOODING AND LIKELY CREATE NEW AREAS OF FLASH
FLOODING.

TXZ171>173-185>194-203>209-219>225-241615-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-
BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-UVALDE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-
GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-
DE WITT-LAVACA-
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...LA GRANGE...
PEARSALL...PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...
CUERO...HALLETTSVILLE
313 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS 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...FAYETTE...FRIO...
  GILLESPIE...GONZALES...GUADALUPE...HAYS...KARNES...KENDALL...
  KERR...LAVACA...LEE...LLANO...MEDINA...REAL...TRAVIS...
  UVALDE...WILLIAMSON AND WILSON.

* THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING

* ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MOVE
  ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS PRODUCING ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TOTALS
  OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH ISOLATED ADDITIONAL TOTALS TO 4 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 OUT OF BANKS OR IN FLOOD. SOME OF THESE
  RIVERS AND STREAMS WILL 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 STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
612 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

TXC021-031-055-091-187-209-453-491-241215-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GUADALUPE TX-COMAL TX-HAYS TX-CALDWELL TX-TRAVIS TX-BASTROP TX-
BLANCO TX-WILLIAMSON TX-
612 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 AM CDT FOR
NORTHERN GUADALUPE...COMAL...HAYS...CALDWELL...TRAVIS...BASTROP...
EASTERN BLANCO AND WILLIAMSON COUNTIES...

AT 610 AM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED CONTINUED FLASH
FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED BUT FLASH
FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO BE A POSSIBILITY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
AUSTIN...ROUND ROCK...NEW BRAUNFELS...CEDAR PARK...GEORGETOWN...
PFLUGERVILLE...SAN MARCOS...SEGUIN...TAYLOR...LOCKHART...ELGIN...
BASTROP...LULING...SMITHVILLE...WIMBERLEY...DRIPPING SPRINGS...
GRANGER...TANGLEWOOD FOREST...ANDERSON MILL AND CANYON LAKE DAM.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3073 9728 3046 9716 3040 9732 3040 9733
      3026 9708 3005 9702 2964 9764 2959 9824
      2997 9837 3045 9822 3043 9813 3044 9811
      3052 9811 3079 9796 3091 9782

$$

HAMPSHIRE




Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1053 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued
 a flood warning for the...

  Barton Creek...Pedernales River

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interests along the river should monitor
the latest forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary
precautions to protect life and property.

River stage forecasts are based on observed rainfall along with
predicted rain for the next 12 hours. If actual rainfall varies
from forecast values, forecast river stages will vary.

Do not drive automobiles through flooded areas. Remember, 18 inches
of water or less can carry away most vehicles, including trucks.

If you see flood waters or come upon a flooded roadway, remember
to turn around and do not drown.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit our web page at
www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx.

&&

TXC453-242153-
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/ABTT2.1.ER.150524T1104Z.150524T1800Z.150525T0748Z.NO/
1053 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

 The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Barton Creek At Loop 360.
* from Sunday morning to Monday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The creek level will rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and
  continue to rise to near 9.7 feet by early Sunday afternoon.The river level will
  fall below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding reaches lowest secondary roads
  and low bridges. Significant rise downstream in Barton Springs Pool..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
 Barton Ck Loop 3    8    8    4.4   Sat 10 PM   8.4   7.3   4.7   4.4   4.2


&&

LAT...LON 3028 9788 3031 9785 3027 9781 3028 9778
      3025 9774 3022 9781

$$





Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

TXZ171>173-186>194-203>209-217>225-228-242345-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-
HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-UVALDE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-
CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-
GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
640 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS
TODAY AND TONIGHT. A TORNADO WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
SUNDAY MORNING FOR THE HILL COUNTRY...I-35 CORRIDOR AND POINTS
EAST. 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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