Heavy showers and thunderstorms will douse portions of Texas through the weekend, leading to more flash flooding concerns.
The same storm that resulted in flooding in the Southwest at midweek is swinging eastward into Texas through the weekend.
Soaking storms will target mainly central and southeastern parts of Texas. San Antonio, Corpus Christi and Houston are among the cities and towns that will experience showers and thunderstorms daily through the weekend, especially during the afternoon and evening hours.
Following heavy rain on Thursday, the ground is already saturated in some communities, adding to the potential for run-off to be generated very quickly.
San Antonio has already been dealing with torrential downpours and resultant flash flooding. A high water rescue occurred in San Antonio shortly before 10:30 p.m. CDT on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, while some roads were closed due to flooding.
Around 2.50 inches of rain soaked San Antonio over the course of six hours on Thursday, which was more rain than the city received during the entire month of August. The last measurable rain in San Antonio fell on Aug. 19, 2012.
Near Boerne, Texas, 4.73 inches of rain poured down in five hours on Thursday.
While there are threats of too much rain falling over a short interval of time, the rainfall is beneficial to areas suffering from severe to exceptional drought conditions.
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Lubbock, TX (2007)
1.39 inches of rain, a record for the date. (old record: 0.69 inches in 1926)
Moorhead, MN (2007)
Heavy rainfall caused streets to flood over curbs and ditches to fill up. Quarter-sized hail also fell.
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