FLASH FLOOD WATCH

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Texas, 
  northeast Texas, and south central Texas, including the 
  following areas, in north central Texas, Bell, Bosque, 
  Coryell, Dallas, Ellis, Falls, Freestone, Hamilton, Hill, 
  Johnson, Kaufman, Lampasas, Limestone, McLennan, Navarro, 
  Rockwall, Somervell, and Tarrant. In northeast Texas, 
  Anderson, Henderson, Leon, Rains, and Van Zandt. In south 
  central Texas, Milam and Robertson. 

* From 10 AM CDT this morning through 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Amounts...Widespread rainfall amounts of 2-3 inches appear
  likely across the watch area over the span of a few hours.
  Localized amounts in excess of 4 inches will also be possible
  across locales that receive multiple rounds of thunderstorms
  today. 

* Overview...Very heavy rainfall rates associated with an incoming
  area of low pressure will bring a threat for flash flooding
  today. This activity is expected to rapidly clear the region
  later this afternoon and evening. Additional thunderstorms
  appear possible overnight, but the widespread flash flood 
  threat looks to end by this evening. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy
rain which may lead to flash flooding. You should monitor the
latest forecasts from the National Weather Service and be
prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued for
your area.
 

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