AUSTIN, Texas - Central Texas could see some severe storms today.
Good Day Austin meteorologist Zack Shields says that some computer weather models are showing the lid on the atmosphere eroding and allowing storms to develop late in the day.
As an impulse of energy comes in from the west, all the ingredients should be in place to see a broken line of storms between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. The main areas that could see storms are up and down I-35 and points eastward.
The main concerns with the storms are large hail and damaging winds. Hail could be 1 to 2" in diameter and winds could be around 60 to 70 mph. Rain totals are only expected to be about .25" to .50".
Zack says that if there are storms, they could turn severe, but if the lid stays strong we could see nothing.
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