NWS: Cold Heavy Rain & Flooding Forecast for West Texas Friday


SAN ANGELO – A strong storm system will move across the Concho Valley and West Texas early Friday bring waves of rain, heavy at times, which could cause flooding in urban and rural areas.  

According to meteorologists with the National Weather Service in San Angelo, repeated widespread moderate to heavy rainstorms will cross West Texas from west to east beginning early Friday morning and last throughout the day.  There is a potential for up to 2.5 inches of rain which will cause isolated flooding.  

Driving will be hazardous across all of West Texas Friday.  

There is an 80% chance of rain after midnight tonight with a low temperature around 42 degrees.  With the colder conditions, the high Friday will only reach 45 decrees with a 90% chance of heavy rain across the region.

That 90% chance of rain continues Friday night but drops to a 30% chance by Saturday morning.  

This is a dynamic and serious weather situation and residents and especially motorists are urged to monitor the weather for any changes.  

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