FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:
The heavy rain is on the doorstep of the area and will be moving north into the eastern half of the area today. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Karnes, DeWitt, and Lavaca County until Wednesday evening.
Threats & Impacts:
Rainfall Accumulation Through Thursday: Less than 1 inch west of Highway 83, 1-3 inches for the I-35 corridor, 2-4 inches east of the I-35 corridor and 4-6 inches for the Coastal Plains. Isolated locations could exceed 8 inches (mainly in the Coastal Plains).
Timing and Overview:
Rainfall will be on the increase throughout the morning in the southern counties as widespread rain moves north from the Corpus Christi area. Rainfall accumulations have exceeded 4 inches there and this could be possible in the southern Coastal Plains counties later this morning. Therefore, a Flash Flood Watch has been issued for Karnes, DeWitt, and Lavaca County. The watch will remain in effect through Wednesday evening to account for additional rainfall on presumed saturated soils tomorrow. Minor flooding will be possible from the heavier cells outside of the areas within the watch. Rain chances will decrease on Thursday.
So far this morning, highways are wet, but there are no reports of street closures due to the rain, and there are no reports of any weather-caused power outages
GRAPHIC: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE