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AUSTIN, Texas — After a break from storm chances on Friday, the threat of severe weather returns on Saturday, especially Saturday night into the early morning hours of Easter Sunday.
The risk for severe weather is a 3 out of 5 or an “Enhanced Risk.” The main threats will be from severe storms producing large hail and damaging winds. The tornado threat and flood threat are low at this point.
Saturday, 7 a.m. – Saturday morning will feature a chance for a few showers and isolated storms. Temperatures will be in the low 60s.
Saturday, 5 p.m. – Isolated storms will be possible for Saturday afternoon. A few storms could be strong, producing gusty winds, hail and cloud-to-ground lightning.
Sunday, 1 a.m – The main severe weather risk will move into the area by late Saturday evening into the overnight hours of Sunday morning. Storms in this time frame could be severe.
Sunday, 4 a.m. – The severe weather risk continues through the predawn hours of Sunday.
Sunday, 9 a.m. – By mid-morning on Sunday, rain chances will exit the region. Expect clearing skies, mild temperatures and a westerly wind for Easter Sunday afternoon.
Rainfall amounts could add up to more than an inch in some locations.
Expect cooler temperatures and drier weather for next week.
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