Severe storms move through Central Texas on Wednesday

Weather

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Latest updates on today’s severe weather:

Update 8:47 p.m.

Pink sunset in Pflugerville (Courtesy of Tina Heine)
Double rainbow in Taylor on Wednesday evening (Courtesy of Amy Turkett)
Clouds and lightning in San Marcos (Courtesy of Jacob R)
A wall of clouds in south Austin (Courtesy of Robert Stephenson)

Update 8:42 p.m.

Mammatus clouds + lightning + sunset — COURTESY: Dakota Wampler | Hutto

Update 8:16 p.m.

Storm rolling into Lexington – COURTESY: Amy Kelly

Update 8:11 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING for Travis, Hays & Caldwell County until 9PM – threats: quarter size hail & 60MPH winds. Storm moving southeast at 30MPH.

Update 8:07 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING for Bastrop, Travis & Caldwell County until 9PM for quarter size hail. Moving southeast at 30MPH.

Update 8 p.m.

Just before the rain fell in Great Hills on Wednesday night (Courtesy of Michael Toolin)

Update 7:56 p.m.

Storm at County Road 110 and Limmer Loop in Round Rock (Courtesy of Stephanie Cisneros)

Rain falling north of Braker Lane (Courtesy of Pam Cosel)

Update 7:53 p.m.

Storm damage from Mason County – courtesy of Mason County Judge Jerry Bearden

Storm damage in Mason County 5-27-20
Storms damaged some areas of Mason County Wednesday, May 27. Photo: Mason County Judge Jerry Bearden
Storm damage in Mason County 5-27-20
Storms pushed through Mason County Wednesday, May 27. Photo: Mason County Judge Jerry Bearden

Update 7:41 p.m.

Strong t-storms (packed with lightning & heavy rain) moving through Austin-metro counties. Could see 40MPH winds & penny sized hail under storm – but not severe.

Update 7:28 p.m

Tornado Warning in southern Gillespie County now pushing out of the KXAN viewing area. A Flash Flood Warning continues until 10:15 p.m.

Update 7:21 p.m.

Photo:  View of storms from Fredericksburg – courtesy of Jenn Moreno

Storms arrive at Lake Buchanan on Wednesday (Courtesy of Veronica Jarvis) 

Update 6:56 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM in Gillespie County now warned for baseball size hail & +70MPH winds. Take shelter if in the area – VERY strong storm.

Update 6:47 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING for Travis, Williamson, Blanco, Llano, Burnet, Hays County until 7:45PM. Threats: 60MPH winds & quarter size hail. Storm moving southeast at 35MPH.

Update 6:33 p.m.

As of 6:30 p.m., two severe t-storms in the area. (1) Gillespie County until 7:30 p.m. & (2) Burnet and Llano counties until 7 p.m.

Update 5:55 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING for Burnet & Llano County until 7PM for quarter size hail & 60MPH winds. Storm moving east at 35MPH.

Update 5:52 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING for Gillespie & Llano County until 6:30PM for quarter size hail & 60MPH winds. Storm moving southeast at 35MPH.

Update 5:36 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING for San Saba County until 6:30 p.m. – threats: quarter size hail & 60MPH winds. Storm moving southeast at 30MPH.

Update 5:26 p.m.

Severe T-Storm Watch expanded to include all of KXAN viewing area, extended to 12AM.

Update 5:17 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING for Burnet & Llano County until 6PM. Threats: quarter size hail. Storm moving east at 15mph.

Update 5:10 p.m.

Small hail falls south of Liberty Hill on N. 183 on Wednesday (Courtesy of Joan Cook)

Update 5 p.m.

Nickel sized hail in Canyon Ridge Springs (NW of Austin, east of Marble Falls), courtesy of Stephen Nash.

Update 4:47 p.m.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING for Mason & San Saba County until 5:45 p.m. Threats: quarter sized hail & 60MPH winds. Storm moving southeast at 45mph.

Update 4:23 p.m.

Skies darkening to our north in Bell County – courtesy Tanya Wazney

Storm clouds in Temple (Courtesy of Tanya Wazney)

Non-severe storms building over Austin as of 4 p.m. Courtesy: KXAN/Todd Bailey

Storm clouds at MoPac and 45 (KXAN/Todd Bailey)

Update 2:16 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 2:30PM for Milam County. Threats: golf ball sized hail & 70MPH winds. Storm moving southeast at 40MPH.

Update 2:15 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 9PM for highlighted counties.

Stick with KXAN on-air and online as we continue to track the potential for severe storms throughout the day.

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