Flash flood watch extended to 7 a.m. Friday, more rain predicted

Rains moved through the area overnight Wednesday and into Thursday morning, making some low water crossings impassable. More rain could move through the Concho Valley Thursday.

The flash flood watch that was set to expire Thursday morning has been extended by the National Weather Service through 7 a.m. Friday. Streets and low lying areas could be impassable again with accumulations. Creeks and streams could fill up with floodwaters.

Heavy rains could occur in the Concho Valley Thursday with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms predicted by the NWS.

NWS Meteorologist Mark Cunningham said there is a potential for heavy rainfall through Friday in the Concho Valley.

An upper level storm system will move into Texas. The slow moving storms could produce up to 2 inches of rain in less than an hour.

Rainfall totals differed across San Angelo during the Wednesday night/Thursday storms. Fire Station No. 7 received 3.52 inches, while only 0.07 inch was recorded at Mathis Field. Fire Station No. 4 received 0.52, No. 6 received 0.08, No. 3 was at 0.38, while the Central Fire Station measured 0.95 inch of rain, as of 6:30 a.m. Thursday.