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Massive Weekend Rainfall Totals Behind Texas Flooding

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Posted at 4:31 PM, May 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-25 16:31:00-04

(WTXL) -- Information released by the central Texas office of the National Weather Service highlights huge rainfall accumulations in the Texas Hill Country region that triggered devastating flooding over the weekend.

Some of the highest amounts recorded were in Kendall County, southwest of Austin, with a bull's-eye of 11.69" near the town of Kendalia.  Several observations in and around the city of Boerne exceeded a half-foot of rain.

Extreme rainfall totals were also measured in Bandera County (over 9" in some spots) and Blanco County (six inches and higher in multiple areas).

The central Texas region remains under the influence of highly unsettled weather, with heavy rain and severe weather chances Monday evening.  However, forecast rain accumulations will gradually diminish as the week progresses.