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May 3, 2017

by troyk | on May 03, 2017 | Comments Off

Austin / Travis County and South Central Texas Weather Statement #1
Prepared by UT University/Incident Meteorologist Troy Kimmel
1030am CT – Wednesday / 03 May 2017

.. “Marginal” Severe Thunderstorm Risk This Afternoon with Cold Frontal Passage ..


This threat will primarily be in the 2pm to 6pm time period today with the greatest risks
being some larger hail and the potential for stronger straight line thunderstorm winds.
I think this situation may resemble last Saturday’s event locally where the thunderstorm
activity developed directly overhead. In addition to the possible severe thunderstorm risk,
please remember that frequent deadly lightning could accompany any thunderstorms that do
develop.

Please remain weather aware today. Unfortunately, I will not have access to my usual weather
tools for this weather event (afternoon and nighttime hours) so you will be responsible for
keeping up with this weather event…

I strongly recommend the NWS/Austin-San Antonio website.. http://www.weather.gov/ewx/ .

This is my final statement on this weather event.
tk