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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
327 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS
EXCEPT THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS AND EDWARDS PLATEAU THROUGH 1 AM
TUESDAY...

HEAVY RAINFALL PRODUCING UP TO 4 INCHES PER HOUR IS ONGOING
ACROSS THE HILL COUNTRY AND I-35 CORRIDOR AND WILL CONTINUE TO
PUSH EAST OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS...WITH INDIVIDUAL CELLS
GENERALLY MOVING NORTHEAST. THE RAIN IS FALLING ON ALREADY
SATURATED GROUND AND ELEVATED RIVER CHANNELS...WHICH WILL LEAD TO
SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING AND RIVER FLOODING CONCERNS. DRY AIR AT
MIDLEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE IN FROM THE WEST...GRADUALLY
ENDING THE HEAVY RAINFALL THREAT FROM WEST TO EAST LATER THIS
EVENING.

TXZ171>173-186>194-205>209-220>225-260600-
/O.CON.KEWX.FF.A.0011.000000T0000Z-150526T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-
HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-
ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...
KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...BOERNE...BLANCO...
SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...SAN ANTONIO...
NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...PLEASANTON...
FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...CUERO...HALLETTSVILLE
327 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

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...GILLESPIE...
  GONZALES...GUADALUPE...HAYS...KARNES...KENDALL...KERR...
  LAVACA...LEE...LLANO...TRAVIS...WILLIAMSON AND WILSON.

* UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
  ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...CAUSING UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN PER
  HOUR IN PARTS OF THE HILL COUNTRY AND I-35 CORRIDOR. THE HEAVY
  RAINFALL THREAT WILL GRADUALLY END FROM WEST TO EAST THIS
  EVENING. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
  ISOLATED AMOUNTS OVER 5 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. SOME ROADWAYS...LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...AND BRIDGES MAY BE INUNDATED OR OVERTOPPED. IF YOU
SEE WATER FLOWING OVER A ROADWAY...DO NOT TRY TO PASS! REMEMBER...
TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
348 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...MORE RAIN AND DANGEROUS FLOODING POSSIBLE TODAY...

.ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH
HEAVY RAIN TODAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

OKZ008-012-013-016>020-022>032-035-037>048-050>052-TXZ085-086-
088>090-260000-
/O.CON.KOUN.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-150526T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KAY-GARFIELD-NOBLE-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-WASHITA-
CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-
POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-KIOWA-TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-
GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-
ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-WILBARGER-WICHITA-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PONCA CITY...ENID...PERRY...
WEATHERFORD...CLINTON...WATONGA...KINGFISHER...GUTHRIE...
STILLWATER...CORDELL...ANADARKO...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...
OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...CHICKASHA...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...
SHAWNEE...SEMINOLE...HOLDENVILLE...HOBART...FREDERICK...LAWTON...
DUNCAN...PAULS VALLEY...SULPHUR...ADA...COALGATE...WALTERS...
WAURIKA...ARDMORE...TISHOMINGO...ATOKA...MARIETTA...MADILL...
DURANT...VERNON...WICHITA FALLS...SEYMOUR...ARCHER CITY...
HOLLIDAY...LAKESIDE CITY...HENRIETTA
348 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA AND NORTHERN TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN OKLAHOMA...ATOKA...BLAINE...BRYAN...
  CADDO...CANADIAN...CARTER...CLEVELAND...COAL...COMANCHE...
  COTTON...CUSTER...GARFIELD...GARVIN...GRADY...HUGHES...
  JEFFERSON...JOHNSTON...KAY...KINGFISHER...KIOWA...LINCOLN...
  LOGAN...LOVE...MARSHALL...MCCLAIN...MURRAY...NOBLE...
  OKLAHOMA...PAYNE...PONTOTOC...POTTAWATOMIE...SEMINOLE...
  STEPHENS...TILLMAN AND WASHITA. IN NORTHERN TEXAS...ARCHER...
  BAYLOR...CLAY...WICHITA AND WILBARGER.

* THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING.

* 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE TODAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
  SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

* HEAVY RAINFALL RATES GREATER THAN 1 INCH PER HOUR FOR AN HOUR OR
  TWO ARE EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA AND
  WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MONITOR WEATHER FORECASTS AND INFORMATION. AVOID TRAVEL IN
FLOODED AREAS...AND MAKE PLANS TO GET TO HIGHER GROUND IF
FLOODING DEVELOPS OR WORSENS IN YOUR AREA.

&&

$$

MBS

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