Lake Travis Marina sustains damage after Saturday morning storms


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Lighter storms moved over the Austin-metro area on Saturday morning, with heavier downpours — and severe thunderstorm warnings — in surrounding counties.

Below is up-to-date information on storm damage and power outages in the Austin area.

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3 p.m.

The Lake Travis Marina sustained some damage from the storms. Pictures show some of the docks had blown over.

Fires were also reported in the Central Texas area as a result of lightning strikes, including at a home in Hutto.

2:20 p.m.

Power is restored to most Austin Energy customers, according to the company’s outage map. About 125 customers are still affected along South 5th Street, south of Barton Springs Road.

Below is a photo of the lightning in Georgetown as storms moved in Saturday morning.

Lightning in Georgetown the morning of Aug. 22 (Courtesy of Marty Hernandez)

7:55 a.m.

4,000 customers are currently without power, Austin Energy reports. Crews are working to restore power.

7:40 a.m.

More power outages reported in Northwest Hills, North Shoal Creek, downtown Austin, Westgate and near Anderson Mill.

7:30 a.m.

7:15 a.m.

Saturday morning storms in east Austin.

Clouds over Llano, Texas

Clouds in Llano, Texas (Courtesy of Donny Carpenter_

7:10 a.m.

Austin Energy reports that thousands of people are without power. About 1,512 homes west of Austin and about 1,169 in Bee Cave have no power — in addition to many in nearby areas like Steiner Ranch, Hudson Bend and Sunset Valley.

6:45 a.m.

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