AUSTIN (KXAN) — Here at KXAN, we get hundreds of photos sent to us each month by viewers just like you.
We want to showcase some of the best pictures we receive, so we narrowed them down to our 10 favorites for the month. April’s picks inevitably feature lots of storm clouds, including the mammatus seen across Central Texas on April 28.
The winning photo will move on to represent April in the best viewer photos of the year competition once 2023 is said and done. Here are the results:
#10. Flower Fireworks (3.2% of votes)
Southwest Austin, April 10. Courtesy Doug Fritzsche.
#9. Angry Skies (3.8% of votes)
Bastrop, April 28.
#7 (tie). Storm a-Comin’ (4.9% of votes)
Austin, April 28. Courtesy A. Mosier.
#7 (tie). Taking Flight (4.9% of votes)
South Austin, April 12.
#6. Popcorn Clouds (5.9% of votes)
Northwest Austin, April 28. Courtesy Lindsay Robinson.
#5. Mammatus Sunset (6.2% of votes)
Johnson City, April 28. Courtesy Sandra Codrescu.
#4. Wonder of Nature (6.5% of votes)
Dripping Springs, April 28. Courtesy Joseph Wright.
#3. Cotton Candy Clouds (9.1% of votes)
Smithville, April 15. Courtesy Keep Smithville Beautiful.
#2. *wink* (15.0% of votes)
Spicewood, April 3. Courtesy Bud Zapata.
#1. Out in Nature (40.5% of votes)
Inks Lake State Park, April 1. Courtesy Kimberly Payne.
If you’d like to submit a photo for May’s competition, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be on the lookout as KXAN may contact you to send a permission form so we can use your photo on air and online. All submissions must be taken in May 2023.
Here’s a look at our other photos of the month this year: