Flash Flood Watch Issued for Victoria County
We'll see rain, rain, and more rain from Aransas Islands, Bee, Calhoun Islands, Coastal Aransas, Coastal Calhoun, Coastal Kleberg, Coastal Nueces, Coastal Refugio, Coastal San Patricio, Goliad, Inland Calhoun, Inland Kleberg, Inland Nueces, Inland Refugio, Jim Wells, Kleberg Islands, Live Oak, Nueces Islands, and Victoria.
Rainfall Forecasts throughout the Crossroads
We could see anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain through the next couple of days with as much as 6 inches of rain possible in some areas.
Low areas and areas that drain slowly or poorly could experience flooding. Keep an eye out if you live near creeks, rivers, or streams as they may be on the rise and possibly overflow. A Flash Flood Watch means conditions exist which could lead to Flash Flooding. Keep your radio nearby or download our free station app to be able to track the weather in the Crossroads anytime. Rip Current risks are high along most of our Gulf-facing beaches.
Turn Around Don't Drown
Strong thunderstorms have been on the radar this morning moving along at about 30mph and producing pea-size hail. Heavy rain has already been coming down on U.S. Highway 183 between mile markers 628 and 650. Heavy rains have also been reported on the U.S. Highway 59 between mile markers 650 and 674.
Torrential rainfall will continue with several thunderstorms passing through the area today and may cause flooding in your area. Remember DO NOT try to drive your vehicle through water-covered roadways. Turn Around, Don't Drown.
The National Weather Service has also issued a Coastal Flood Advisory through 1 p.m. Friday.