Pro 8 Weather Alert: Flash Flood Warning in effect for central Webb County until 6pm
Sep 29, 2009
Mar 18, 2010
We're tracking thunderstorms in both northern and central parts of Webb County right now.
Several small streams have flooded and numerous intersections have been closed.
* Flood warning for urban areas and small streams in... Central Webb county in south Texas
* until 600 pm cdt
* at 256 pm cdt national weather service Doppler radar estimated 2 to 6 inches of rainfall in central and southwest Webb county.
The main area of thunderstorms has diminished but additional rainfall Of up to one half inch is expected through 4 pm. The basins for Carrizitos and Chacon creeks have received up to 6 inches of rain. Small stream and urban flooding will continue through 4 pm with Many areas of high standing water due to small stream flooding. Standing water may be found on parts of interstate 35 and highway 59.
For the city of Laredo the heaviest rain has occurred on the east Side of the city...including the airport, which received 3 inches During a 2 hour period. Numerous intersections have been closed...and Motorists were rescued due to high water levels. Minor flooding has Been reported to have affected some homes.
A flood warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported. Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected. However...all interested parties should take necessary precautions Immediately.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on Small creeks and streams...and ponding of water on country roads and Farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.