Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
Caldwell TX-Hays TX-Guadalupe TX-Bastrop TX-Lee TX-Fayette TX-
1126 PM CDT SAT AUG 26 2017
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 AM CDT FOR
CALDWELL...SOUTHEASTERN HAYS...NORTHEASTERN GUADALUPE...BASTROP...LEE
AND FAYETTE COUNTIES...
At 1118 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain along a San
Marcos to Bastrop to Smithville to La Grange to Fayetteville line
with moderate rains elsewhere in the warned area. Up to 12 inches of
rain have fallen in and near this line and above 4 inches elsewhere.
Rainfall rates were increasing in the line of heavy rains. Rivers
and streams are running high with some in flood and this heavy rain
will aggravate the flooding overnight, especially in Bastrop and
Caldwell counties where numerous recent or ongoing water rescues
have occurred. Travel is discouraged.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
San Marcos, Kyle, Lockhart, Bastrop, Luling, Giddings, La Grange,
Smithville, Lexington, Shelby, Martindale, Uhland, Mustang Ridge,
Niederwald, Staples, Fayetteville, Round Top, Fedor, Muldoon and
Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 8 inches are possible in the
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.
LAT...LON 2981 9670 2974 9679 2978 9732 2961 9791
2993 9804 3008 9779 3002 9771 3020 9750
3028 9745 3050 9708 3055 9694 3046 9690
3026 9668 3024 9674 3020 9674 3016 9679
3014 9677 3017 9669 3015 9665 2996 9657
MRI: 24819279 IN: NLET 112247 AT 26AUG2017 23:26:40
OUT: 79X1 722 AT 26AUG2017 23:26:40