A strong thunderstorm is producing copious amounts of rainfall over central Bell County – located in Central Texas. The heaviest rains are falling west of Interstate 35 from Belton to Temple west over Morgan’s Point Resort, Moffat, and east of Fort Hood. A quick two inches of rain has fallen over the past hour. This sudden surge of rain will cause streams to rapidly rise downstream. Low-water crossings will likely be flooded and some roadways will be closed. Be mindful of rapidly rising water and please don’t drive into high water.
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Flash Flood Warning for: Central Bell County in central Texas.
Until 9:30 AM CDT.
At 6:27 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing Heavy Rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. This rainfall will lead to excessive water runoff and cause flash flooding. Low-lying areas are most vulnerable to rapidly rising water. Some Low-water crossings may flood and become impassable.
Some locations that will experience flooding include: Killeen, Temple, Harker Heights, Belton, Fort Hood. Nolanville, Morgan`s Point Resort. Salado and little River-academy.