Overnight rainfall totals

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by Albert Ramon, KVUE Meteorologist

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Posted on May 11, 2012 at 3:42 AM

Updated Friday, May 11 at 10:55 AM

A daily record for rainfall was reported at Camp Mabry, 2.70".  ABIA reported 2.85".  Click the video above to see more area rainfall totals.

Here's a look at the overnight heavy rain updates from Andrew Chung:

2:45 a.m.--Flash Flood Warning for Hays County until 4:30am.  All other warnings have expired.

2:00 a.m.--Flash Flood Warning continues for Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, and Williamson Counties until 2:30 a.m.  Due to runoff from the heavy rains, flooding will be a concern around streams, creeks, and underpasses.  If you have to drive, please watch out for flooded roadways and low water crossings, especially for the next several hours.

1:30 a.m.--The National Weather Service says Austin's Camp Mabry set a new rainfall record of 2.70 inches Thursday, breaking the old record of 2.05 inches set in 1943.

1:10 a.m. --Rains have left the viewing area with the exception of Milam County, where radar continues to indicate light to moderate rainfall.  However, the Flash Flood Warning continues for Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, and Williamson Counties until 2:30 a.m.

12:00 a.m. Friday, May 11 --Heaviest rains as indicated on radar are in Lee County and eastern Milam County.  Some light to moderate rainfall in northern Williamson County, with the rains moving to the northeast.

11:35 p.m. --The National Weather Service has cancelled the Tornado Warning for the KVUE viewing area, but the Flash Flood Warning continues for Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, and Williamson Counties until 2:30 a.m.

10:50 p.m. --The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, and Williamson Counties until 2:30 a.m. One to three inches of rain are possible over the next two hours over the eastern portion of KVUE's viewing area.

10:10 p.m. --A well-defined line of showers and thunderstorms extends from Rockdale down to New Braunfels and continues to push east at 25-30 mph.  These thunderstorms are still producing moderate to heavy rain and are preparing to move into western Lee, western Bastrop, and western Caldwell counties.

9:10 p.m. -- The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for Hays County to midnight, while the Flash Flood Warning for Travis and Williamson Counties continues until 10 p.m.

8:30 p.m. -- The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Williamson and Western Travis Counties until 9:15 p.m.  This thunderstorm was located near Lago Vista and was moving to the northeast at 45 mph.  Damaging winds in excess of 60 mph are possible with these storms.  This thunderstorm will affect Cedar Park, Leander, Georgetown, Round Rock, Sun City, and Weir.

8:05 p.m. -- The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning until 10 p.m. for Travis, Williamson, and Hays Counties.  This heavy rain will cause small streams and creeks to flood; drivers should be mindful of any low water crossings and should avoid driving into flooded areas.

7:45 p.m. -- The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 3 a.m. Friday for areas along and east of I-35.  The Tornado Watch includes Travis, Hays, Williamson, Lee, Bastrop, Caldwell, Milam, and Fayette Counties.

7:45 p.m. -- A Flash Flood Warning continues until 9 p.m. for Blanco, Burnet, Gillespie, and Llano Counties.  A line of strong thunderstorms was moving through western Hays County and entering western Travis County, moving to the east at 25 mph.  Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning and even some hail are possible with these thunderstorms.  This line should reach the Austin area between 8:00 and 8:15 p.m.

6:40 p.m. --  A Flash Flood Warning continues until 9 p.m. for Blanco, Burnet, Gillespie, and Llano Counties.  A band of heavy rain was located in eastern Gillespie County and was moving to the northeast at 25 mph.  This heavy rain will cause small streams and creeks to flood; drivers should be mindful of any low water crossings and should avoid driving into flooded areas. 

In addition, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch continues until 8 p.m. for the KVUE viewing area, while a Flash Flood Watch continues until Friday morning. 

Stay with KVUE.com and KVUE News for the latest storm updates. We'll also be sending out storm updates on Twitter at @KVUE and on Facebook on The KVUE Insider. For watches and warning alerts from the National Weather Service, follow our weather alert Twitter account at @KVUE_WXAlert.

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