SUNDAY WEATHER BLOG: Storms continue in Central Texas


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Here is what you need to know for Sunday’s severe weather:

12:55 p.m. Update

The National Weather Service has lifted the FLASH FLOOD WARNING for the Austin metro area.

12:06 p.m. Update

Moderate rain to heavy downpours affected Central Texas again this morning.  Fortunately, the thunderstorm threat kept going down as the morning progressed with fewer lightning strikes. 

Rainfall exceeded two inches at several locations from I-35 eastward.  The rain gauge at the Colorado River at Upton (Bastrop County) measured more than three inches.  Another 2.50″+ was measured at Pflugerville for a two-day total of more than six inches.  More than one inch of rain filled the gauge at Camp Mabry adding to the 3.40″ that fell Saturday.  More rain totals are available from the Lower Colorado River Authority.

10:02 a.m. Update

I-35 between Rundberg Lane and US-183 has been reopened.

9:28 a.m. Update

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for east Travis County and northwest Bastrop County through 12:15 p.m.

9:08 a.m. Update

I-35 at Rundberg Lane is closed due to high water.

6:56 a.m. Update

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