SAN ANTONIO -

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from 5 p.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday for the following counties in the San Antonio area.

Atascosa
Bandera
Bexar
Blanco
Caldwell
Comal
DeWitt
Dimmit
Edwards
Fayette
Frio
Gillespie
Gonzales
Guadalupe
Hays
Karnes
Kendall
Kerr
Kinney
Lavaca
Maverick
Medina
Real
Uvalde
Val Verde
Wilson
Zavala

Widespread rain of 1 to 2 inches are expected with localized higher amounts of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Flash flooding of low-water crossings and other low-lying and normally flood-prone areas is likely due to heavy rain. Streams and rivers may also see rapid rises.

A flash flood watch means flash flooding is possible in or near the watch area. If you are in the watch area, plan now for what you will do if flash flooding develops. Stay informed and be ready to act if you see flooding or if a flash flood warning is issued.

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