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Update

10:20 p.m. SUNDAY, JUNE 21: The National Weather Service’s flood advisory for western Hays County expired as scheduled at 10:15 p.m.

Earlier

8:47 p.m. SUNDAY, JUNE 21: The National Weather Service’s “significant weather statement” on thunderstorms has expired for Hays and Caldwell counties. The weather service’s small stream flooding advisory for western Hays County remains in effect until 10:15 p.m.

7:39 p.m. SUNDAY, JUNE 21: The National Weather Service in Austin and San Antonio has issued a flood advisory for western Hays County, including the Wimberley, Woodcreek, Dripping Springs, Driftwood and Henly areas.

An additional inch or so of rain is forecast to fall on Henly and Dripping Springs following storms earlier today that produced an average of about two inches of rainfall. Rain will cause small streams to flood, the weather service said.

The flood advisory is projected to expire at 10:15 p.m.

Also, the weather service has issued a “significant weather statement” for all of Hays County, along with portions of Burnet, Caldwell, Travis, Bastrop and Blanco counties. Doppler radar is tracking a line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Round Mountain to near Luling, moving north at about 30 mph. The storms may bring winds of up to 40 mph and torrential rainfall, the weather service said.

The significant weather statement covers Austin, Cedar Park, San Marcos, Lockhart, Marble Falls, Burnet, Luling, Dripping Springs, Kyle, Leander, Lakeway, Buda, Lago Vista, Granit Shoals, Bee Cave and Horseshoe Bay.

The thunderstorm advisory is projected to expire at 8 p.m.

Stay informed

Sign up for emergency notifications from the Capital Area Council of Government’s Regional Notification System.

Check for closed roads and low-water crossings at the county’s Hays Informed website.

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