Watch: Heavy rain brings flood concern for the south this weekend

Showers have continued throughout the day Sunday in the Austin and Central Texas area and will move into Monday as more rain is forecasted for the foreseeable future. The cold, wet and gloomy weather did not deter people from venturing outside for their normal activities like this runner bundled for the elements running along a soggy trail on Lady Bird Lake near Pleasant Valley Rd. Sunday afternoon December 4, 2016.. RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

The cold, wet and gloomy weather did not deter people from venturing outside for their normal activities like this runner bundled for the elements running along a soggy trail on Lady Bird Lake near Pleasant Valley Rd. Sunday afternoon December 4, 2016.
RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Get ready to break out those raincoats and umbrellas.

Texas and portions of the southern U.S. region could see widespread wet weather according to a forecast from The Weather Channel.

In one of the video’s forecast maps, the Interstate 35 corridor from San Antonio to Dallas is colored in a solid block of green, signaling rain. Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari cautions that some areas may experience flooding due to heavy rainfall in a short span of time. As the first map continues its animation, the word “severe” appears across Central Texas.

Another map highlights Waco, San Antonio, Dallas and Houston, pointing out the Texas cities could receive between one and two inches of rain.

Watch the full video below:

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