Uvalde Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 12:28 AM CDT on September 19, 2014

The National Weather Service in Austin San Antonio has issued a

* small stream Flood Advisory for... northeastern Zavala County... northern Frio County... southeastern Uvalde County... southern Medina County...

* until 330 am CDT

* at 1226 am CDT...National Weather Service meteorologists have detected thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across southern Medina and northern frio counties...in the general area of Yancey and Frio Town. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches have already fallen...and another 1 to 3 inches is possible over the next few hours.

* Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause minor flooding to occur...especially along small streams and near low water crossings. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include...Biry...Frio Town...Moore and Yancey.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly.

Most deaths in flash flooding occur in automobiles. Do not attempt to cross bridges...dips...or low water crossings if water covers the roadway. Never try to cross a flowing stream...even a small one...on foot or in a vehicle.

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335 PM CDT Thu Sep 18 2014

...Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include the following counties in south central Texas...Bandera...Bexar...blanco...Caldwell...Comal... Edwards...Gillespie...Gonzales...Guadalupe...Hays...Kendall... Kerr...Lavaca...Medina...real and Uvalde.

* Through Friday morning

* average rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 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.

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