Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rain Mostly Missed SA, National Weather Service Says Remain On Guard

Posted By on Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 8:49 AM

click image Bexar County missed out on the heaviest rains from Tropical Depression Bill. - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN-SAN ANTONIO
  • National Weather Service Austin-San Antonio
  • Bexar County missed out on the heaviest rains from Tropical Depression Bill.

As of early this morning, Tropical Storm Bill is no more.

The system was downgraded to a tropical depression. The storm's heaviest rains missed San Antonio, though first responders and the National Weather Service Austin-San Antonio were expecting an average of four inches of rain here.

However, Bexar County is still under a flash flood watch until 1 p.m. and the National Weather Service said localized flooding is still possible from rain bands expected to form this afternoon and evening.


click image Here's the forecast. - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN-SAN ANTONIO
  • National Weather Service Austin-San Antonio
  • Here's the forecast.

Tropical Depression Bill is now making its north across Central Texas as it continues to weaken.

The storm is expected to produce 4 to 8 inches of rain over eastern Texas and eastern Oklahoma and 3 to 6 inches over western Arkansas and southern Missouri, according to the National Hurricane Center.

click image Tropical Depression Bill - NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
  • National Hurricane Center
  • Tropical Depression Bill

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