AUSTIN, Texas - A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for parts of the Hill Country until 3 pm. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH means that conditions are ripe for severe thunderstorms to form.
Large hail is the main threat with the storms followed by lightning and strong winds. Severe thunderstorms could create quarter to golf ball size with the strongest storms producing up to baseball size hail.
The threat of damaging winds is low and the tornado threat is nearly zero.
As of 2 pm, the SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been canceled for Gillespie County. Blanco, San Saba, Burnet, and Mason Counties are still under the Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 3 p.m.
The storms will approach the I-35 corridor in the next couple of hours. Hail, lightning, and briefly torrential rain will continue to be the main threats as these storms cross the interstate.
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