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(KXAN) — Severe storms began to move through parts of Central Texas late Friday and are expected to continue through Sunday with an increased risk of flash flooding.

According to projections, the main concerns would be lightning, large hail and damaging winds coming ahead of heavy and widespread rain.

Overnight Friday into Saturday, the KXAN First Warning Weather team said there were no reports of hail or damaging winds and a beneficial 1-2 inches of rain totals for many locations within the viewing area.

“The only weather threat overnight has been from lightning,” Meteorologist Rich Segal said.

According to the KXAN First Warning Weather team, rainfall rates could exceed 2″ per hour.

Flood Watch was issued for all of Central Texas beginning 7 p.m. Friday through 8 p.m. Saturday with the potential to get extended into Sunday. A Flood Watch means conditions are favorable for flash flooding or stream, creek or river flooding during the watch period.

Weather Resources

View a live blog of the severe weather events throughout Central Texas below:

1:45 p.m.

Williamson County issued a reminder to steer clear of flooded roads. To check driving conditions, visit http://atxfloods.com and https://drivetexas.org.

11:45 a.m.

All the low-water crossings in Austin are now open.

11:42 a.m.

ROAD OPEN: Cameron Rd near E. Parmer Ln in NE Austin is now open.

11:33 a.m.

Some users of ATXFloods.com are experiencing problems accessing the website. If you are unable to access the site, please visit ATX Floods on Twitter for road closure information.

11:07 a.m.

Austin Emergency Management issued a reminder that flooding can happen fast and does not take a lot to cause damage.

“Remember that water can easily move a concrete Jersey median, just think what it can do to your car! Please be cautious and think before driving into flood waters,” Austin HSEM said.

10:30 a.m.

TxDOT said Flash flooding is possible. Steady rain is here and more is expected.

“Avoid low water crossings and other flood-prone areas and never drive into rushing or pooling water. Check road conditions at http://drivetexas.org,” TxDOT said.

10:16 a.m.

Eastern Bexar, and portions of Guadalupe and Comal Counties will be most at risk of 30-45 mph wind gusts over the next hour or two.

9:11 a.m.

A Flood Advisory remains in effect.

8:56 a.m.

Currently, only 5 low-water crossings are closed in the Austin area. There is high forecast uncertainty beyond this morning’s showers and thunderstorms. Check the forecast frequently for updates through the remainder of this weekend

8:47 a.m.

AFD crews remain on-scene at one incident in the 9700 block of Rainlilly Lane monitoring for hot spots. Lightning caused extensive issues with electrical systems in a home and a fire between floors. Two adults were displaced.

8:45 a.m.

All park trails in Pflugerville with low water crossings are closed due to flooding.

“Please stay safe and do not go around any barriers,” the city said.

8:05 a.m.

From 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. AFD said it responded to 4 structure fire incidents all caused by lightning strikes.

Fire locations:

  • 2500 block of Tivoli Drive, Cedar Park
  • 9700 block of Rain Lily Ln, Austin
  • 10000 block of Austral Rd, Austin
  • 7900 block of West Rim Dr, Austin

7:49 a.m.

ROAD CLOSURE: Cameron Rd near E. Parmer Ln in NE Austin is closed due to flooding.

7:00 a.m.

The NWS said additional periods of showers and storms are expected from this afternoon through Monday. Heavy rainfall and flooding will be possible in any of these additional activities. When/where additional storms form remains uncertain.

Lightning in Leander. Courtesy Paula Fiedler

6:32 a.m.

The NWS said the most widespread showers and storms have pushed into the Coastal Plains. This is where the greatest flooding threat will reside over the short term.

“We continue to monitor scattered re-development to the west of these storms,” NWS said.

5:23 a.m.

CAUTION: Cameron Rd near E. Parmer Ln in NE Austin – watch for water over the road.

3:30 a.m.

The Austin airport said “Please stay weather aware, confirm your flight status before heading out to the airport and drive safely if your flight is confirmed.”

3:19 a.m.

FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT EARLY THIS MORNING… Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected in a portion of south central Texas, including the following counties, Blanco, Burnet, Gillespie, Kendall, Llano and Travis until 400 AM CDT.

3:09 a.m.

ROAD CLOSURE: Waters Park Rd near Adelphi Ln in NW Austin is closed due to flooding.

3:00 a.m.

CAUTION: Oneal Ln near Waters Park Rd in NW Austin – watch for water over the road.

CAUTION: Waters Park Rd near Adelphi Ln in NW Austin – watch for water over the road.

CAUTION: Adelphi Ln near Scribe Ln in NW Austin – watch for water over the road.

Road closed at Bear Creek Pass at Bear Creek

2:57 a.m.

ROAD CLOSURE: McNeil Dr at MoPac in NW Austin is closed due to flooding.

2:25 a.m.

Storms will continue to push east from the I-35 Corridor and into the Coastal Plains over the next couple of hours. Heavy rainfall and flooding are the main concerns in this activity.