AUSTIN (KXAN) — Strong to severe thunderstorms moved though Central Texas Thursday evening, which put SXSW music venues on pause due to lightning.
A cold front is expected to move in and drop temperatures Friday.
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The Austin Energy power outage map showed 20 active outages affecting 522 customers.
As of the latest check, the Austin Energy power outage map showed 10 active outages and 696 customers without power. It appears there were more than 400 customers without power in south Austin near the South First and Slaughter Lane area.
Moody Amphitheater canceled all event programming due to severe weather in the area, according to a tweet.
Videos of lightning poured into the KXAN Report It inbox starting around 9:15 p.m.
Here’s a view of the storm rolling into south Austin, courtesy of Andy & Jodi Fisher.
This is the view of lightning showing out in Buda Thursday night. (Courtesy: Bretagne Sammons)
All outdoor SXSW Music Festival venues were paused due to inclement weather.
Lightning show in San Marcos Thursday/Courtesy of Justin Ugalde
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