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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
904 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

TXZ171>173-192>194-190500-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...AUSTIN...
BASTROP...GIDDINGS
904 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...POSSIBLE MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR IN NEW BRAUNFELS IS TRACKING
A WIDE AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE NORTHEAST CORNER
OF SOUTH-CENTRAL TEXAS. MOVEMENT OF THE PRECIPITATION IS TO THE
EAST-SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 10 MPH.

THIS MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL PASS OVER RAIN-SATURATED SOILS
OF LLANO...BURNET...WILLIAMSON...TRAVIS...BASTROP...AND LEE COUNTIES
THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS. THIS AREA HAS ALREADY EXPERIENCED FLASH
FLOODING DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS...AND ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING
REMAINS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE CREEKS AND RIVERS ARE
CURRENTLY SUBSIDING...BUT MAY RISE AGAIN DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS
IF HEAVY RAINFALL PASSES OVER THEM.

MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO DRIVE WITH EXTREME CAUTION TONIGHT IN THE
VICINITY OF CREEKS...STREAMS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS...WHERE
FLOODING ON THE ROAD IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE DUE TO THE DARKNESS.
REMEMBER...IF YOU ENCOUNTER WATER OVER THE ROAD...TURN AROUND...
DONT DROWN.

$$

TOMASELLI






Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
757 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

TXZ171>173-184>194-203>209-223-225-190400-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-
KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-UVALDE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-
GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-GONZALES-LAVACA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...
ROCKSPRINGS...LEAKEY...KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...
BOERNE...BLANCO...SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...
UVALDE...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...
LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...GONZALES...HALLETTSVILLE
757 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

THROUGH 11 PM...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT ALL OF SOUTH-CENTRAL TEXAS.
MOVEMENT OF THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE TO THE EAST
AT AROUND 13 MPH. RESIDENTS CAN EXPECT BETWEEN A TENTH AND A
HALF INCH OF PRECIPITATION...WITH ANY OF THE HEAVIER OR
SLOWER-MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING UP TO AN
INCH TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS.


$$



Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
749 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

TXC031-209-453-190315-
/O.CON.KEWX.FF.W.0059.000000T0000Z-140919T0315Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HAYS TX-TRAVIS TX-BLANCO TX-
749 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN BLANCO...SOUTHWESTERN TRAVIS AND NORTHERN HAYS
COUNTIES...

AT 742 PM CDT...NWS METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO DETECT THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER NORTHEASTERN BLANCO AND NORTHERN HAYS
COUNTIES. RAINFALL RATES FROM THE STRONGER STORMS HAVE FALLEN TO
AROUND AN INCH PER HOUR...BUT ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE FROM NEAR PEDERNALES FALLS STATE PARK TO JUST NORTH OF
DRIFTWOOD THROUGH AT LEAST 930 PM.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO DRIPPING
SPRINGS...KYLE...DRIFTWOOD AND BUDA

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3037 9818 3017 9790 3006 9775 2994 9788
      3023 9841 3048 9843

$$








Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
742 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

TXC453-491-190230-
/O.CON.KEWX.FF.W.0058.000000T0000Z-140919T0230Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TRAVIS TX-WILLIAMSON TX-
742 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM CDT FOR SOUTH
CENTRAL WILLIAMSON AND TRAVIS COUNTIES...

AT 740 PM CDT...NWS METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO DETECT THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER PARTS OF SOUTH AUSTIN. RAINFALL RATES
ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW 1/2 INCH PER HOUR THROUGH 9 PM CDT...BUT
RUNOFF FROM EARLIER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL LIKELY
BE PROLONGED WITH THE ADDITIONAL RAINS.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO WINDEMERE...
PFLUGERVILLE...MANSFIELD DAM...MANOR...LAKEWAY...ROUND ROCK...
LEANDER...CEDAR PARK AND ANDERSON MILL

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES...
DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...
EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER
GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3044 9736 3023 9749 3003 9771 3026 9804
      3060 9790

$$








Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
500 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-191100-
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-
500 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR BANDERA...BEXAR...BLANCO...
CALDWELL...COMAL...EDWARDS...GILLESPIE...GONZALES...GUADALUPE...
HAYS...KENDALL...KERR...LAVACA...MEDINA...REAL...AND UVALDE
COUNTIES UNTIL 7 AM CDT FRIDAY.

A MOIST TROPICAL AIRMASS WILL ALLOW FOR SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
WITH HIGH RAIN RATES ARE POSSIBLE. ISOLATED RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3
TO 5 INCHES COULD LEAD TO URBAN FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING...
ESPECIALLY IN THE WATCH AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

A MOIST TROPICAL AIRMASS WILL PERSIST ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS
BRINGING GOOD CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY. A THREAT FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND ISOLATED FLASH
FLOODING WILL PERSIST FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

.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.

$$





Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
335 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ACROSS A GOOD
PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...

.TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
TEXAS TODAY. IN ADDITION...A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES
SPINNING OFF THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE ODILE WILL MOVE TO
THE SOUTHEAST ACROSS CENTRAL TEXAS. THIS COMBINATION WILL RESULT
IN SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT INTO
FRIDAY MORNING. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. FLASH
FLOODING REMAINS POSSIBLE IN AREAS WHERE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL OCCUR AND DUE TO SATURATED SOILS FROM EARLIER VERY HEAVY
RAINS. IN ADDITION TO THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING...THESE HEAVY
RAINS COULD PRODUCE RAPID RISES IN AREA RIVERS...STREAMS AND
NORMALLY DRY CREEKS.

TXC021-053-149-287-299-453-491-191200-
/O.EXT.KEWX.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-140919T1200Z/
/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
335 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
  AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES 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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