TEXAS FLASH FLOOD OUTLOOK

Flooding – whether it be in the form of impassable roads or streams out of their banks – can and do happen every month out of the year in Texas. Outlooks for upcoming excessive rainfall events are issued nationally by the Weather Prediction Center. They issue multiple outlooks daily for a timeframe extending out to three days. Each day’s flash flood potential is based off a four-level probability scale.

TODAY'S FLASH FLOOD OUTLOOK

Excessive rainfall outlooks for the Day 1 period (7 AM Today to 7 AM Tomorrow) are regularly updated three times a day. They’re usually updated at 3:30 AM, 11 AM, and 8 PM (times in CDT). Click any outlook graphic for the enlarged graphic.

TOMORROW'S Flash Flood outlook

The excessive rainfall outlooks for tomorrow and tomorrow night are regularly updated two times a day. They’re usually updated at 3:30 AM CDT and 3:30 PM CDT. Click any outlook graphic for the enlarged graphic.

DAY 3 flash flood outlook

The excessive rainfall outlooks for Day 3 are regularly updated two times a day. They’re usually updated at 3:30 AM CDT and 3:30 PM CDT. Click any outlook graphic for the enlarged graphic.

risk scale & the probabilties behind it

Learn more about the four-level risk scale utilized by the Weather Prediction Center and fellow reputable sources of weather information across the United States. Did you know the outlooks include hazard-specific probabilities? Click here or on the image above to learn about the science behind the making of the severe weather outlooks in the United States.