An enhanced and potentially dangerous flash flooding threat is underway along a 10 mile wide axis from Tarpley to Leon Springs to Canyon Lake to Wimberley in South-Central Texas. Up to 2 inches of rain has quickly fallen with an additional 3 inches of rain possible over the next 2 to 3 hours. Potentially significant flash flooding is expected along with rapid stream/creek/river rises in the area. Be alert!

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
315 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

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COMAL TX-HAYS TX-MEDINA TX-KENDALL TX-BLANCO TX-BANDERA TX-BEXAR TX-
KERR TX-
315 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

…THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM CDT FOR
COMAL…SOUTHERN HAYS…NORTHERN MEDINA…KENDALL…SOUTH CENTRAL
BLANCO…BANDERA…NORTHWESTERN BEXAR AND SOUTHEASTERN KERR
COUNTIES…

AT 309 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE SLOW MOVING
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE BALCONES ESCARPMENT. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS
SETTING UP ON AN 10 MILE WIDE AXIS FROM TARPLEY TO LEON SPRINGS TO
CANYON LAKE TO WIMBERLEY. EXPECT UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ALONG THIS
ENHANCED THREAT LINE THROUGH 4 PM CDT. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN…WITH OTHER POCKETS OF HEAVY RAINS NOTED NEAR
SISTERDALE AND TWIN SISTERS. FLASH FLOODING MAY ALREADY BE OCCURRING
IN THESE AREAS. BE PREPARED FOR RAPID RISES ALONG THE BLANCO RIVER
AND CIBOLO CREEK THROUGH 6 PM CDT.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
NEW BRAUNFELS…MEDINA…SAN MARCOS…KERRVILLE…BOERNE…COMFORT…
WIMBERLEY…BANDERA…TARPLEY…CANYON LAKE DAM…KYLE…FAIR OAKS
RANCH…CANYON LAKE…BULVERDE…WOODCREEK…UHLAND…NIEDERWALD…
WARING…PIPE CREEK AND WALNUT GROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT ENTER OR CROSS FLOWING WATER OR WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH. TURN
AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.