As rain sets in, more flooding is possible this week

HILL COUNTRY, TX – With rain moving in out of Mexico, the Texas Hill Country could see rainfall up to four inches in isolated areas over the next 48-72 hours. Flooding is possible across the region since the area is already saturated from last week’s storms. The illustrations and captions below are directly from the National Weather Service.

“Clouds and Rain will be on the increase through the day today. The best chance of rain through the day will be across the Rio Grande Plains, but by this afternoon some light rain will be possible across the I-35 corridor including Austin and San Antonio. Rainfall amounts will generally be less than 0.50 inches. In addition with the clouds and rain afternoon highs will be near 60 degrees meaning that Record Low Max Temps at Austin Bergstrom and Del Rio could be tied or broken today.”

“With light rain expected Monday and moderate rain forecast for Tuesday and wednesday an additional 2 to 3 inches are possible across much of South Central Texas through the day on Wednesday. Isolated totals up to 4 inches are possible. This rain falling on already saturated ground could lead to renewed river flooding issues and minor flash flooding issues.”

“Several factors will come together to bring rain back to South Central Texas Monday through Wednesday. The best chances for moderate to heavy rainfall look to be on Wednesday. With how saturated the ground is even just a few inches of rainfall could lead to new and/or renewed river flooding and some minor street/road flooding.”

“Rain will begin again Monday across South Central Texas with moderate to heavy rainfall returning Tuesday and Wednesday. 2-3 inches are possible with isolated higher totals up to 4 inches. This rainfall on saturated ground could cause renewed river flooding and some minor flash flooding. Drier conditions return Thursday into the weekend with temperatures warming from near 60 Tuesday and Wednesday into the 70s by Friday and Saturday.”

Hill Country Breaking News chief weather forecaster, Tommie Carter Jr. will keep you updated throughout the week on the Hill Country Breaking News Facebook page.