Austin weather: Severe thunderstorm watch issued for a few Central Texas counties

It's a Level 3 out of 5 severe weather day.

The National Weather Service has issued the following warnings/watches for Central Texas:

  • A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Bastrop County, Lee County, Fayette County, and Caldwell County until 4 a.m.
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An upper low will interact with tons of moisture and warm front increasing the storm threat. 

On and off scattered storms for the first half of the day and then we will see a lull in the afternoon. 

The main threat will occur this evening with large hail being the number one threat followed by damaging straight-line winds and isolated tornadoes. 

Stay weather aware!

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