NWS: Heavy Rain and Flooding Headed to the Concho Valley
SAN ANGELO, TX -- The combination of a strong cold front and moisture from the Gulf of Mexico will collide across the Concho Valley by Tuesday night bringing the strong possibility of heavy rains and flash flooding.
According to information from the National Weather Service office in San Angelo the area could see up to three inches of rain between Tuesday night and Wednesday and even more in the area of heavy thunderstorms.
Some localized flooding and flash flooding is possible east of a Sonora to San Angelo to Abilene line.
Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible late this afternoon and tonight, across the area along and north of a Throckmorton to Sterling City line.
The main severe weather threats are large hail and damaging winds, along with deadly lightning.
Severe thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday afternoon and evening, generally south of a Sterling City to Brownwood line.
The main hazards will be large hail and damaging winds, along with deadly lightning. In addition, heavy rainfall Tuesday into Wednesday may lead to flooding.
The forecast calls for a 90 percent chance of heavy rain Tuesday night and Wednesday with new rainfall amounts of one to two inches.
This is a developing story and the NWS recommends everyone have at least two sources to receive updated weather information.
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