VIDEO: Mammatus clouds spotted over Hill Country

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Strong to severe storms are expected in the Central Texas area Wednesday night into the overnight. Tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds are all possible with these storms.

As the KXAN First Warning Weather team tracks these storms, here are some photos and videos sent in by KXAN viewers.

Mammatus clouds were spotted over Gillespie County during the 6 o’clock hour Wednesday. Chief Meteorologist David Yeomans said these pockets of sinking air from the upper-level cloud are indicative of a powerful thunderstorm.

Video courtesy of Deb McClintock, taken north of Johnson City

  • Mammatus clouds over northern Gillespie County in Texas April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Leo Tynan)
  • Mammatus clouds over Blanco, Texas April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Leah Wood)
  • Mammatus clouds spotted over Johnson City, Texas on April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Paul Roten)
  • Mammatus clouds spotted over Johnson City, Texas on April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Paul Roten)
  • Mammatus clouds in the Fredericksburg area of Gillespie County April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Brent Mueller)
  • Mammatus clouds spotted over Fredericksburg April 28, 2021 (Courtesy George Weinreich)
  • Mammatus clouds spotted overhead in the Luckenbach area of Gillespie County April 28, 2021 (Courtesy: Brady Staedtler)
  • Mammatus clouds spotted overhead in the Luckenbach area of Gillespie County April 28, 2021 (Courtesy: Brady Staedtler)
  • Mammatus clouds over Wimberley, Texas April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Cyndi Hazelwood)
  • Mammatus clouds over Wimberley, Texas April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Cyndi Hazelwood)
  • Mammatus clouds over Wimberley, Texas April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Cyndi Hazelwood)
  • Mammatus clouds over Wimberley, Texas April 28, 2021 (Courtesy Cyndi Hazelwood)

Paul Mackey sent in the below video of a time lapse of the clouds forming over Dripping Springs.

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