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Rain, Flood Watch in Effect for Austin Area

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National Weather Service
Dark green indicates a flash flood watch; light green areas have a flash flood warning.

Saturday update 7:15 a.m.: The National Weather Service says Central Texas could receive an additional one to three inches of rain before the flash flood watch expires tonight. More low water crossings are now closed because of high water.

Friday: There is a flash flood watch in effect today until 7 p.m. Saturday.

There is a 100 percent chance of precipitation this evening and an 80 percent chance on Saturday. Thunderstorms are possible tonight after 7 p.m. The temperature Saturday will be in the mid-60s.

No official SXSW events have been canceled at this point, so if you're going out, take your rain gear. 

Check back here for weather updates.

Currently just two road crossings are closed, according to atxfloods:

  • Summit St. at Brushy Creek in Round Rock
  • CR 134/CR 132 in Williamson County