AUSTIN (KXAN) — An active start to the work week with a risk of severe storms through Wednesday.
MONDAY: Mainly dry and mostly cloudy skies can be expected through late afternoon. Afternoon highs will be warm (mid-80s) but much cooler than where we’ve been. An isolated storm will be possible through the early evening hours ahead of more widespread storms and showers after sunset. As storms move west to east across our area overnight, it’s possible a few storms turn strong to severe. Threats large hail, damaging winds, isolated tornado (low threat) and heavy rain causing localized flooding.
TUESDAY: The next round of heavy rain and widespread storms comes late Tuesday night. A few spotty to scattered storms can’t be ruled out in the afternoon and evening…. but the bulk of the severe and flooding concerns come after sunset. A line of strong thunderstorms is likely to move southeast across our area overnight bringing heavy rain, strong winds, hail and even a low risk of tornadoes.
WEDNESDAY: Overnight storms and showers will continue to move southeast through the early morning hours. More spotty to scattered storms are possible during the day before gradually dissipating late evening. Temperatures will be much cooler with afternoon highs not expected to get out of the 70s.
RAINFALL: Most of us can expected to receive anywhere from 0.5″-2.5″ of rainfall with isolated pockets of 3″-4″.
LATE WEEKEND: Rain shuts off after Wednesday leaving us hot, dry and mainly sunny late week into Memorial Day weekend.
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