A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING has been issued for Milam and Robertson counties until 5:15pm. A TORNADO WATCH has been issued for Milam and Robertson Counties until 6pm. and Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, and Washington Counties. until 10pm. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Leon Counties until 9pm Monday, for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery,San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, and Washington Counties until 12am Tuesday, and for Lee county until 1am Tuesday. A FLASH FLOOD WARNING is in effect for Lee county until 6:15pm, and Milam and Robertson counties until 7:30pm. An additional widespread 1" to 3" rain accumulations are possible through the evening, with locally higher amounts possible.
AUSTIN, Texas The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for South Central Texas through Wednesday morning as a cold front moves through the area carrying the possibility of heavy rains.
The service said Tuesday afternoon that 1 to 2 inches of rain are expected with as much as 3 to 5 inches in some areas. With the heavy rain received last weekend, the forecasters said there would be rapid runoff of any new water. The watch was scheduled to expire at 7 a.m. Wednesday.
That would come as people continue to clean up following torrential rains that amounted to as much as a foot in a 12-hour period last weekend near Austin. Those rains forced organizers to cancel the final day of the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
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