Multiple kayakers, paddle boarders on Lady Bird Lake get caught in storms


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Multiple people were stranded on Lady Bird Lake due to the severe storms that hit Austin Sunday afternoon, according to the Austin Fire Department.

An Austin Fire shift commander said initial reports of 20 to 30 kayakers and paddle boarders took cover underneath the bridges to avoid the storm. With AFD, the Austin Police Department Lake Patrol picked people up and took them back to the docks.

No one was considered to be in immediate danger or needed rescuing, according to AFD.

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