Enhanced risk of severe weather in parts of Central Texas

Good Day Austin meteorologist Zack Shields says we missed out on the widespread rain last night, but we will try again today. 

Parts of Central Texas from Austin to the Hill Country have been upgraded to an enhanced risk of severe storms tonight. 

Zack says we will be waiting on a cold front to collide with the warmth and moisture in place. This will happen overnight between midnight to sunrise. 

The timing of the storm is expected to be as follows:

  • 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. - Hill Country
  • 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. (Wed. 5/25) - Austin metro
  • 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. (Wed. 5/25) - East of Austin

It's going to be a line of storms, so damaging winds will be the main threat this go around. Small and moderate hail and lots of lightning are also possible.

Rain totals will be about one to two inches. There's a low flooding threat but minor street flooding and pounding on roads can't be ruled out.

Before tonight, don't expect too much rain. It will be mostly to partly cloudy, warm, humid, and breezy with highs in the 80s for the third straight day.

Behind the front tomorrow we will be spoiled with sunny, drier, and cooler weather. 

Zack says it's going to be an interesting 24 hours so stay weather aware.

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