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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
447 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...BRYAN...CALDWELL...CLEVELAND...
COLDSPRING...COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...CONROE...CORRIGAN...
CROCKETT...DAYTON...EAGLE LAKE...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...
FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...GROVETON...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...
HUMBLE...HUNTSVILLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...LAKE SOMERVILLE...
LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...LIVINGSTON...MADISONVILLE...
MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...NAVASOTA...ONALASKA...PALACIOS...
PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND...
ROSENBERG...SEALY...SHEPHERD...SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...
THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...TRINITY...WEIMAR...WHARTON...WILLIS...
WINNIE
447 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING
 THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...AUSTIN...BRAZORIA...BRAZOS...
 BURLESON...CHAMBERS...COLORADO...FORT BEND...GALVESTON...
 GRIMES...HARRIS...HOUSTON...JACKSON...LIBERTY...MADISON...
 MATAGORDA...MONTGOMERY...POLK...SAN JACINTO...TRINITY...
 WALKER...WALLER...WASHINGTON AND WHARTON.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* A SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE COMPLEX WILL TAP INTO
  PACIFIC MOISTURE AND GULF MOISTURE TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL TO
  THE REGION. TWO SYSTEMS ARE EXPECTED TO SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE
  REGION. THE FIRST SHOULD ARRIVE IN THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE
  AREA TONIGHT THEN SHIFT EASTWARD SUNDAY. THE SECOND IS EXPECTED
  MONDAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE LATE EVENING HOURS MONDAY. THESE
  STORMS MAY HIT THE SAME AREAS AND WILL BE CAPABLE OF INTENSE
  RAIN RATES. WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS
  EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
  ISOLATED TOTALS OF 8 TO 11 INCHES ARE LIKELY.

* IMPACTS...WITH THE GROUND ACROSS THE AREA SATURATED AND THE
  LARGER RIVER SWOLLEN FROM THE HEAVY RAINS OF THE LAST FEW WEEKS
  THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING IS HIGH AS IS THE THREAT OF
  MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING. THE INTENSE RAIN RATES AND THE
  LIKELIHOOD OF STORMS MOVING OVER THE SAME AREAS IN QUICK
  SUCCESSION WILL PRODUCE STREET FLOODING. OVER TIME THE RIVER MAY
  CLIMB OUT OF BANKS WITH MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING AND SIGNIFICANT
  MAJOR FLOODING IS A POSSIBILITY.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1145 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY FOR ALL OF SOUTH TEXAS...

.ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL ON TOP OF ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS
WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND AS HIGH
ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE VALUES INTERACT WITH SEVERAL WEATHER
DISTURBANCES. THE GREATEST CHANCES OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE FROM
SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY...AND POSSIBLY INTO MONDAY. AN
ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED... ON AVERAGE...ACROSS
MUCH OF THE AREA FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS LIKELY. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
ARE CURRENTLY FORECAST TO OCCUR ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
ROUGHLY COTULLA TO FREER TO SINTON TO PORT LAVACA.

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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTULLA...CALLIHAM...CROSS...
LOMA ALTA...TILDEN...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
GOLIAD...VICTORIA...LAREDO...FREER...BENAVIDES...SAN DIEGO...
ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...
INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS...ROCKPORT...REFUGIO...
WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
1145 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTH TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  ARANSAS...BEE...CALHOUN...DUVAL...GOLIAD...JIM WELLS...
  KLEBERG...LA SALLE...LIVE OAK...MCMULLEN...NUECES...REFUGIO...
  SAN PATRICIO...VICTORIA AND WEBB.

* THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  OCCUR OVER MUCH OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2
  TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...ON AVERAGE...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS LIKELY.

* DUE TO THE VERY MOIST CONDITIONS OF THE GROUNDS AND SOILS IN
  THE AREA...RAPID FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE WHERE HEAVY
  RAINS DEVELOP.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1114 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.A SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
REGION FROM SUNDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE COMING WEEK.
MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL PRODUCE A WIDESPREAD 3 TO
5 INCHES ACROSS WESTERN LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS. ISOLATED
4 DAY TOTALS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES MAY OCCUR WITH THE HEAVIEST RAIN
EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THESE HIGH
RAINFALL TOTALS ALONG WITH ALREADY SATURATED GROUND WILL LIKELY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

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HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-
SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...DE RIDDER...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...HACKBERRY...CAMERON...WOODVILLE...
COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...
ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...
BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
1114 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...BEAUREGARD...CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...
   VERNON AND WEST CAMERON. IN TEXAS...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...
  NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...
   SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL ON ALREADY SATURATED
  GROUND IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND WEST LOUISIANA. AREA AVERAGES
  ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* AREAS THAT SEE HEAVY RAINFALL WITHIN A SHORT TIME COULD
  RECEIVE FLOOD WATER TO DEPTHS THAT WOULD IMPACT PROPERTY AND
  PEOPLE IN THOSE AREAS. AREA CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE
  ALSO LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE RISES.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
636 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015


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JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-
NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-
LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWIE...NOCONA...GAINESVILLE...
SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...GRAHAM...OLNEY...JACKSBORO...
DECATUR...BRIDGEPORT...DENTON...LEWISVILLE...FLOWER MOUND...
THE COLONY...PLANO...GREENVILLE...COMMERCE...COOPER...
SULPHUR SPRINGS...BRECKENRIDGE...MINERAL WELLS...WEATHERFORD...
BRIAR...FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...DALLAS...ROCKWALL...TERRELL...
KAUFMAN...FORNEY...WILLS POINT...CANTON...GRAND SALINE...VAN...
EDGEWOOD...EMORY...POINT...EAST TAWAKONI...CISCO...EASTLAND...
RANGER...GORMAN...STEPHENVILLE...DUBLIN...GRANBURY...
OAK TRAIL SHORES...GLEN ROSE...CLEBURNE...BURLESON...WAXAHACHIE...
ENNIS...MIDLOTHIAN...GLENN HEIGHTS...ATHENS...GUN BARREL CITY...
COMANCHE...DE LEON...GOLDTHWAITE...HAMILTON...HICO...CLIFTON...
MERIDIAN...VALLEY MILLS...HILLSBORO...CORSICANA...TEAGUE...
FAIRFIELD...PALESTINE...LAMPASAS...COPPERAS COVE...GATESVILLE...
KILLEEN...TEMPLE...FORT HOOD...WACO...MARLIN...MEXIA...
GROESBECK...BUFFALO...CENTERVILLE...JEWETT...OAKWOOD...CAMERON...
ROCKDALE...HEARNE...FRANKLIN...CALVERT
636 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH
  CENTRAL TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH CENTRAL
  TEXAS...BELL...BOSQUE...COLLIN...COMANCHE...COOKE...
  CORYELL...DALLAS...DENTON...EASTLAND...ELLIS...ERATH...FALLS...
  FANNIN...FREESTONE...GRAYSON...HAMILTON...HILL...HOOD...
  HUNT... JACK...JOHNSON...KAUFMAN...LAMPASAS...LIMESTONE...
  MCLENNAN... MILLS...MONTAGUE...NAVARRO...PALO PINTO...PARKER...
  ROCKWALL... SOMERVELL...STEPHENS...TARRANT...WISE AND YOUNG. IN
  NORTHEAST TEXAS...ANDERSON...DELTA...HENDERSON...HOPKINS...
  LAMAR... LEON...RAINS AND VAN ZANDT. IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...
  MILAM AND ROBERTSON.

* FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
  ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS THIS WEEKEND. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL
  DEVELOP AND AFFECT THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE AREA THIS
  AFTERNOON...WITH THE ACTIVITY GRADUALLY SPREADING EASTWARD
  TONIGHT AND INTO SUNDAY. THE SOIL IS ALREADY SATURATED...SO ANY
  ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL
  OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED IN THE AREAS MAINLY NORTH AND WEST OF THE DFW
  METROPLEX WHERE LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF UP TO 6 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY
RAIN WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. YOU SHOULD MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED FOR
YOUR AREA.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
449 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT SUNDAY TO 7 AM
CDT MONDAY FOR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...ALL OF EAST TEXAS...MUCH OF
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL EJECT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
FOUR STATE REGION SUNDAY...AHEAD OF AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM
OVER THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND CENTRAL PLAINS. COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF
LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL RETURN NORTH AHEAD OF THIS DISTURBANCE
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EXPECTED TO INCREASE SUNDAY MORNING OVER EAST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...AND SPREAD EAST NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
NORTH LOUISIANA SUNDAY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE...FALLING OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS FROM HEAVY
RAINFALL THAT HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST WEEK. THUS...FLASH FLOODING
IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WATCH AREA SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...STAMPS...LEWISVILLE...BRADLEY...MAGNOLIA...
SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...SPRINGHILL...HOMER...
HAYNESVILLE...MANSFIELD...STONEWALL...LOGANSPORT...COUSHATTA...
MARTIN...ARCADIA...RINGGOLD...GIBSLAND...MANY...ZWOLLE...
PLEASANT HILL...NATCHITOCHES...IDABEL...BROKEN BOW...
CLARKSVILLE...BOGATA...MOUNT VERNON...MOUNT PLEASANT...
PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...LONE STAR...NAPLES...OMAHA...ATLANTA...
LINDEN...HUGHES SPRINGS...QUEEN CITY...MINEOLA...WINNSBORO...
QUITMAN...HAWKINS...GILMER...BIG SANDY...JEFFERSON...TYLER...
LONGVIEW...MARSHALL...JACKSONVILLE...RUSK...HENDERSON...
CARTHAGE...NACOGDOCHES...CENTER...LUFKIN...SAN AUGUSTINE...
HEMPHILL...PINELAND
449 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...
  NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...COLUMBIA...
  HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LAFAYETTE...LITTLE RIVER...MILLER...
  NEVADA AND SEVIER. IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...BIENVILLE...
  BOSSIER...CADDO...CLAIBORNE...DE SOTO...NATCHITOCHES...RED
  RIVER...SABINE AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN.
  IN TEXAS...ANGELINA...BOWIE...CAMP...CASS...CHEROKEE...
  FRANKLIN...GREGG...HARRISON...MARION...MORRIS...NACOGDOCHES...
  PANOLA...RED RIVER...RUSK...SABINE...SAN AUGUSTINE...SHELBY...
  SMITH...TITUS...UPSHUR AND WOOD.

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY MORNING OVER EAST
  TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND SPREAD EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS
  SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTH LOUISIANA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE FROM THE STRONGER
  STORMS...FALLING OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS FROM HEAVY
  RAINFALL THAT HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST WEEK. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
  ONE TO THREE INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS...ARE
  EXPECTED...WITH THIS HEAVY RAINFALL RESULTING IN INCREASED
  RUNOFF AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

* LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY
  OF RAPIDLY RISING CREEKS...WILL BE MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING.

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.

&&

$$

15

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
312 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS THROUGH 7 PM
SUNDAY...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL THIS MORNING
MAINLY WEST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR BEFORE EXPANDING TO THE ENTIRE
AREA LATER TODAY. A LARGER BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF MORE
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ENTER SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS BY EARLY SATURDAY
EVENING BEGINNING ACROSS THE WESTERN COUNTIES...MOVING EAST. THIS
ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE I-35 CORRIDOR INCLUDING AUSTIN
AND SAN ANTONIO AROUND MIDNIGHT. THEN HEAVY RAINFALL WILL PERSIST
THROUGH MUCH OF SUNDAY MAINLY ACROSS THE EASTERN COUNTIES.
RAINFALL TOTALS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 4 INCHES WITH
ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE.

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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...DEL RIO...
ROCKSPRINGS...LEAKEY...KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...
BOERNE...BLANCO...SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...
BRACKETTVILLE...UVALDE...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...
SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...EAGLE PASS...CRYSTAL CITY...
PEARSALL...PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...
CUERO...HALLETTSVILLE...CARRIZO SPRINGS
312 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT 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 SUNDAY EVENING

* PERSISTENT THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED
  TO DEVELOP AND SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE AREA. RAINFALL TOTALS OF
  1-4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH ISOLATED 6 INCH AMOUNTS
  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 ELEVATED. SOME OF THESE RIVERS AND
  STREAMS MAY 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.

&&

$$

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