Flash-flood watch issued for Highland Lakes

MARBLE FALLS — Burnet and Llano counties are under a flash-flood watch through late Saturday, Sept. 29, according to an alert from the National Weather Service.

The weather service says storms could dump 2-4 inches on the region, with isolated amounts of up to 6-8 inches.

Showers are expected to begin developing the afternoon of Friday, Sept.28.

The Burnet High School and Middle School cross-country meet in Salado Sept. 29 has been canceled, officials said.

No other sports-related cancellations have been announced so far.

The weather service urges residents to be wary of creeks and other waterways swollen by rains, and warns motorists not to cross flooded roadways.

The flash-flood watch continues until midnight Sunday, Sept. 30.

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