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Flash Flood Warning in effect for the area, scattered storms to roll through

KABB San Antonio logo KABB San Antonio 10/14/2021 Chief Meteorologist Alex Garcia
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The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Bexar County in south central Texas... Central Comal County in south central Texas...

* Until 100 AM CDT.

* At 949 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... San Antonio, San Antonio Int Airport, Stinson Municipal Airport, Canyon Lake Dam, Canyon Lake, Leon Valley, Helotes, Fair Oaks Ranch, Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills, Bulverde, Shavano Park, Hollywood Park, Cross Mountain, Lytle, Olmos Park, Somerset, The Dominion, Timberwood Park and Leon Springs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.

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The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Western Bexar County in south central Texas... Central Comal County in south central Texas... Northwestern Hays County in south central Texas...

* Until 1230 AM CDT.

* At 925 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Up to 2 inches of rain have fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... San Antonio, Dripping Springs, Canyon Lake, Leon Valley, Helotes, Fair Oaks Ranch, Bulverde, Shavano Park, Cross Mountain, Lytle, Somerset, Woodcreek, Timberwood Park, Guadalupe River State Park, Smithson Valley, Spring Branch, The Dominion, Leon Springs, Fischer and Government Canyon State Natural Area.

Additional rainfall amounts up to 2 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.

WEATHER TREND

Rain opportunities will decrease as we head into the end of the week. A surge of cool, dry air will help cool things down for the weekend.

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AFTERNOON/TONIGHT/OVERNIGHT

Flash Flood Watch in effect. Scattered showers/storms will roam the western counties and Hill Country. High temperatures will be near 90. South and southeast winds will be breezy. Showers/storms will approach the Metro between 8p and 9p and move through overnight. Pamela has trended weaker and forecast rainfall totals have decreased to a general 2 to 4 inch rainfall. Isolated spots could see a bit more. Additionally, there is a “marginal risk” for severe storms late today and overnight.

THURSDAY

The day will start out with rain/storms across the region and temperatures in the low 70s. Rain will decrease rapidly from west to east and clear the Metro by early afternoon. Winds will come around to the southwest in response to an approaching cold front. Afternoon Highs will be near 90 for the Metro and cooler for the Hill Country.

LONG TERM TREND

Much cooler air drops in to close out the week with mornings dropping into the 50s for the weekend. No rain is expected for next week or so.

POLLEN

Pollen count 10-13-21

Molds, 490, Light

Ragweed, 30, Light

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