weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for: Austin TX
Share |


Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-191000-
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 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BASTROP...BURNET...
FAYETTE...LEE...LLANO...TRAVIS...AND WILLIAMSON COUNTIES THROUGH
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

A MOIST TROPICAL AIRMASS WILL ALLOW FOR SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY INTO 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
450 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR AREAS GENERALLY
ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 71 TODAY...

.TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS PORTIONS OF 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
TODAY. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 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.

TXC021-053-149-287-299-453-491-190000-
/O.CON.KEWX.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
/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
450 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

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

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 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.

&&

$$







U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE