A light drizzle began to fall on Somervell County late Sunday afternoon, ushering in evening rainfall.

National Weather Service Fort Worth issued a flash flood watch for Somervell and surrounding counties after 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The watch will remain in effect until Monday morning.

NWS predicted average rainfall of two to four inches with higher amounts in some areas.

Residents are being remained that significant rainfall could lead to a number of hazards, including flooding of creeks, streams and areas with poor drainage, as well as at low water crossings. Caution is advised when traveling in those areas.

The watch will remain in effect until mid-morning Monday , but thunderstorms will remain possible across North and Central Texas through Thursday with the potential of scattered weather activity Friday and Saturday.

Sunday’s flash flood watch also includes Bosque, Comanche, Coryell, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hood, Jack, Lampasas, Mills, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker, Stephens, Wise and Young counties.