Strong, severe storms moving through Central Texas

Large hail, strong winds possible

April 17, 2019 - 8:06 am

AUSTN ( -- As we've been forecasting since last weekend, the Austin area will see an "enhanced" risk for severe weather late Wednesday into early Thursday morning.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Travis, Hays, Williamson Counties until 2AM Thursday...

Large hail, strong winds, and even an isolated tornado are possible with this cluster of storms. The enhanced risk area has shifted even further south, now covering essentially all of the Austin metro area and now including all of Travis and Hays and most of Bastrop and Caldwell Counties.

Wednesday will see partly to mostly cloudy skies with highs reaching into the lower 80s along the I-35 corridor to the mid 80s in the Hill Country. As a dry line approaches the area and interacts with Gulf moisture, thunderstorms will likely fire and could quickly become severe.

Forecast models say the biggest threat for the I-35 corridor will be around midnight into the early morning hours, with storms pushing off to the east by the morning rush hour Thursday.

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