As of 7 a.m. on Friday, April 30, Gonzales County is under a flash flood watch through 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 1.
According to the National Weather Service, the area is expected to see 2 to 4 inches of rainfall, with possible totals of 6 inches in some areas.
Heavy rainfall can affect those near creeks, streams and low-water crossings in particular.
Here is the watch alert published by the NWS:
"Bexar-Comal-Guadalupe-Fayette-Atascosa-Wilson-Karnes-Gonzales- De Witt-Lavaca- Including the cities of San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, La Grange, Pleasanton, Floresville, Karnes City, Gonzales, Cuero, and Hallettsville 334 AM CDT Fri Apr 30 2021 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for a portion of south central Texas, including the following areas, Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, De Witt, Fayette, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, Lavaca, and Wilson. * From 7 AM CDT this morning through Saturday evening * Rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches with isolated totals in excess of 6 inches will be possible. * The heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding of creeks, streams, and low-water crossings. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued."