Flash Flood Watch Extended Until 7 PM

posted by Jim Forsyth - 

.FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * A portion of south central Texas, including the following areas, Atascosa, Bexar, Dimmit, Frio, Kinney, Maverick, Medina, Uvalde, and Zavala. * Until 7 PM CDT this evening * 

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will continue through the afternoon hours. Additional rainfall amounts up to two inches with isolated amounts near 4 inches are possible. Due to the sensitivity of wet grounds over the area, any additional heavy rains will result in quick run-off and an increased risk for 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. && 

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...LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will continue through this evening from near San Antonio westward into the Rio Grande plains south of Del Rio. Some of these showers and storms will produce locally heavy rainfall. Soils are saturated across much of the region and any additional heavy rain will result in a greater risk for flash flooding. Rainfall amounts up to 2 inches are expected, with a few spots approaching 4 inches, especially along and west of the the I-35 corridor south of San Antonio. The focus for heavy rainfall is expected to shift southward toward the middle Texas coast during the afternoon hours. Should the threat for flash flooding end sooner than this evening, the flash flood watch may be cancelled early. 

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