National Weather Service update on coming storm system

Headline:

…Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible over Portions of South Central Texas late Monday Afternoon through Tuesday…

Area of Concern:
Greatest risk across the Hill Country and Central Texas, including Austin metro. Threat could extend as far south as San Antonio, but lesser confidence.

Threats & Impacts:

Rainfall: 1-3 inches of rainfall possible across the Hill Country and I-35 corridor. Isolated pockets up to 5 inches are possible across the Hill Country and Central Texas. Some locations across this area could experience flash flooding of small streams, creeks, and low water crossings. The rainfall could result in localized minor to moderate river flooding.

Timing and Overview:

A cold front will interact with abundant moisture to produce a good chance for showers and storms across the region late Monday afternoon through Tuesday. At this time there is low confidence in the exact placement and timing of heavy rainfall, but a general area across the Hill Country and Central Texas, including the Austin metro area, seems to be at a relatively greater risk. The locally heavy rainfall threat could extend as far south as San Antonio, but lesser confidence in this. Flooding is possible where any pockets of heavier rainfall do occur. There is also a slight risk some storms could produce hail and damaging wind gusts.

An update will be sent on Monday as forecast details and confidence increases.

Confidence:

Low to Moderate

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