Austin / Travis County and South Central Texas Weather Update #18
Prepared by UT University/Incident Meteorologist Troy Kimmel
458pm CT – Saturday / 18 April 2015
…. NWS/Austin-San Antonio Has in Association with the NWS/Storm
Prediction Center Locally Extended the Severe Thunderstorm Watch
for the Texas Hill Country Into IH35 Corridor Counties ….
…. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch Is Now In Effect Until 9pm for
Williamson.. Travis and Hays Counties… along with all of the Texas
Hill Country …
The latest high resolution computer data suggests that rain showers
and thunderstorms..potentially severe with large 1″ or greater in diameter
hail and/or straight line thunderstorm winds of 58 mph or higher along with
the smaller risk a isolated tornadoes.. along with frequent deadly cloud to
ground lightning will likely occur across the IH35 corridor counties in the
600pm to 12 midnight time frame tonight.