Additional flash flooding through midnight

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A potent storm system is moving across Central Texas this evening, bringing heavy rainfall on top of already-saturated soil.

1-3 inches of rain has already fallen across a broad swath of Central Texas from the central Hill Country eastward through the I-35 corridor and our eastern counties. A slow-moving line of heavy thunderstorms is currently moving through the Metro area and other communities along I-35 bringing dangerous lightning and torrential downpours. This rain will cause rapid runoff, increasing flows in creeks and making low-water crossings extremely hazardous. A FLASH FLOOD WARNING is in effect for Williamson, Travis and Hays counties until 10:15 p.m.

The latest high-resolution computer models move these thunderstorms east of our area by 11 p.m., with rapid clearing to follow.

Stay with KXAN and for the latest through the evening, and download our brand-new KXAN Weather smartphone app for iPhone and Android devices for real-time updates in your pocket.

As drier air moves in overnight tonight, we have a beautiful stretch of weather to look forward to Sunday through Thanksgiving Day.

Click here to read a special weather statement from the National Weather Service about the ongoing storms.

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