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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:14 PM CDT on May 28, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 29, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening through
Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has expanded
the

* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of south central
Texas... including the following areas... Bastrop... Bexar...
blanco... Burnet... Caldwell... Comal... Dimmit... Fayette... frio...
   Guadalupe... Hays... Kendall... Lee... Maverick... Medina...
Travis... Williamson and Zavala.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Friday morning

* rainfall is expected to approach the Rio Grande from the west
this evening and progress eastward across The Hill Country and
potentially through the I-35 corridor during the overnight
hours. Between 1-2 inches of rain is forecast with isolated
amounts of 3 inches possible.

* Due to the very moist conditions of the grounds and soils in
the area... rapid flash flooding of low water crossings and
some roadways will be possible where heavy rain develops.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means flash flooding is possible in or near
the watch area. If you are in the watch area... plan now for what
you will do if flash flooding develops. Stay informed and be
ready to act if you see flooding or if a Flash Flood Warning is
issued.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:41 PM CDT on May 28, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 5/23/15 tornado event in Bexar County

.Balcones Heights tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 100 mph
path length /statute/: 0.4 miles
path width /maximum/: 150 yards
fatalities: none
injuries: none

Start date: may 23 2015
start time: 816 PM CDT
start location: 4 SSW Balcones Heights / Bexar County/ TX
start lat/lon: 29.4430 / -98.5750

End date: may 23 2015
end time: 817 PM CDT
end location: 3 SSW Balcones Heights / Bexar County/ TX
end_lat/lon: 29.4434 / -98.5705

Survey_summary: the NWS survey team concluded a tornado touched down
near the intersection of Maria elena Ave and NW 38th street. The
tornado traveled a couple of blocks before lifting near NW 36th St.
Damage was primarily to trees... but one house on woley drive did
suffer major roof damage and several nearby houses suffered minor
damage mainly to roofs and vehicles. Another home on woley drive was
reported to have had a carport roof removed and displaced two blocks
to the north onto the same street near Culebra Road.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


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