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Sunday storms brought heavy rain and lightning to the Austin area

A second round of heavy rainfall & storms brought the cancellation of the CAP10K race.

AUSTIN, Texas — RELATED: Updates: Spring thunderstorms drench Central Texas

After torrential downpours and lots of lightning Saturday, Central Texas woke up Sunday to claps of thunder and a storm overspreading the region, causing the cancellation of the Austin-American Statesman CAP10K race for the first time in its history. 

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Here's a look at some of the rainfall accumulations as of 12 noon Sunday. 

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Once the storms begin to clear, some areas could be experiencing a few lingering light sprinkles with the heaviest bands still well east of downtown. 

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Temperatures could stand to warm up into the mid to lower 70s by Sunday afternoon with slight humidity and a few peeks of sunshine.

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A few isolated threats for a pop-up shower is still possible into the late evening and overnight as temperatures settle in the mid to low 60s as the night wears on.

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The National Weather Service kept a Flash Flood Watch in effect until 3 p.m. for several counties including Travis, Hays and Williamson.

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Because of heavy rainfall on Sunday, flash flooding will continue to be a lingering threat. 

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A much quieter work week lies ahead with overnight lows mild and daytime highs reaching above normal mid-week but cooling down in the wake of a cold front near the weekend. 

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