Austin / Travis County and South Central Texas Weather Update #4
Prepared by UT University/Incident Meteorologist Troy Kimmel
945am CT – Wednesday / 01 May 2019
… Confirmed Tornado Damage Reported on Just Southwest/West of LaGrange …
Within the last half hour, a tornado has tracked north northeastward from
southwest of Fayette Regional Air Center airport in LaGrange to just west of the airport
then across state highway 71 and up toward the Colorado River southwest of
Rabbs Prairie. Law enforcement is confirming damage along the path including
to commercial and industrial buildings near Fayette Regional Air Center airport
as well as along state highway 71 where the tornado crossed the highway.
Please avoid these areas as law enforcement is actively working the scene.
Fayette Regional Air Center airport recorded a 56 mph wind gust around 915am..
but this would have been after the thunderstorm/tornado had passed north of the
… Severe Weather Risk Continues Today for Areas Mainly South of Austin …
Let’s continue to be weather aware…