Hurricane Hanna: Austin Energy deploying to South Texas to help restoration efforts

Hurricane Hanna: Austin Energy deploying to South Texas to help restoration efforts

The Category 1 hurricane left damage all around the Coastal Bend, mostly in the form of destroyed piers, sunken boats and flooded neighborhoods. AUSTIN, Texas — In wake of the damage left behind by Hurricane Hanna, Austin Energy said Monday it would be sending line workers and support personnel to South Texas to help with restoration efforts. The Category 1 hurricane left damage all around the Coastal Bend, mostly in the form of destroyed piers,…

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Hurricane Hanna brought Austin its rainiest day of July so far

Hurricane Hanna brought Austin its rainiest day of July so far

Hanna is the first hurricane to make landfall in the 2020 hurricane season and the first hurricane to make landfall in Texas since Harvey. AUSTIN, Texas — As of Monday morning, Hanna continues to weaken and is considered a Tropical Depression over northern Mexico. Models continue to show the dissipation of Hanna over higher terrain this week.  Hanna made landfall on Padre Island shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph….

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Forecast: Rain chances increase this weekend as a tropical storm will likely hit Texas

Forecast: Rain chances increase this weekend as a tropical storm will likely hit Texas

Author: Jason Mikell, Mariel Ruiz, Hunter Williams, Erika Lopez Published: 11:46 AM CST March 6, 2019 Updated: 10:51 PM CDT July 22, 2020 Weather Outlook:  We topped out at 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon at Camp Mabry. This brings us to 15 days of triple digit temperatures for the Austin area so far this year. We’ll end the work week hot and muggy with highs in the upper 90s. A spotty rain chance is possible Thursday…

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Cristobal prompts Tropical Storm Warnings along the Gulf Coast

Cristobal prompts Tropical Storm Warnings along the Gulf Coast

Cristobal is the earliest third-named storm on record for the Atlantic basin. Author: Jason Mikell, Hunter Williams (KVUE), Mariel Ruiz Published: 9:46 AM CDT June 1, 2020 Updated: 8:01 PM CDT June 6, 2020 AUSTIN, Texas — Tropical Storm Cristobal remains a disorganized tropical system as of the Saturday evening updates from the National Hurricane Center.  The center of Cristobal continues to move northward at about 12 miles per hour, but the outer most bands…

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Gov. Abbott discusses hurricane preparation in COVID-19 times

Gov. Abbott discusses hurricane preparation in COVID-19 times

TDEM Chief Nimm Kidd said this could mean evacuations may come earlier than in previous storms to ensure safe evacuations regarding COVID-19. AUSTIN, Texas — As Tropical Storm Cristobal makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico, on Friday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott spoke about hurricane preparedness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Abbott said that the predictions as of June 5 show that there will likely be a heavy rain event in various regions of…

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Tropical Storm Cristobal forecast to make landfall in Louisiana late this weekend

Tropical Storm Cristobal forecast to make landfall in Louisiana late this weekend

Cristobal is the earliest third-named storm on record for the Atlantic basin. Author: Jason Mikell, Hunter Williams (KVUE), Mariel Ruiz Published: 9:46 AM CDT June 1, 2020 Updated: 5:45 PM CDT June 3, 2020 AUSTIN, Texas — The 2020 hurricane season is off to a busy start. Tropical Storm Cristobal officially formed in the southwestern Gulf on Tuesday, becoming the third named storm of the season.  Following the previous two named storms, Arthur and Bertha,…

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Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Mexico, expected to turn north this weekend

Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Mexico, expected to turn north this weekend

Cristobal is the earliest third-named storm on record for the Atlantic basin. Author: Jason Mikell, Hunter Williams (KVUE), Mariel Ruiz Published: 9:46 AM CDT June 1, 2020 Updated: 12:31 PM CDT June 3, 2020 AUSTIN, Texas — The 2020 hurricane season is off to a busy start. Tropical Storm Cristobal officially formed in the southwestern Gulf on Tuesday, becoming the third named storm of the season.  Following the previous two named storms, Arthur and Bertha,…

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Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in the Gulf

Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in the Gulf

Cristobal becomes the earliest third named storm on record for the Atlantic basin. Author: Jason Mikell, Hunter Williams (KVUE), Mariel Ruiz Published: 9:46 AM CDT June 1, 2020 Updated: 1:05 PM CDT June 2, 2020 AUSTIN, Texas — The 2020 hurricane season is off to a busy start. Tropical Storm Cristobal officially formed in the southwestern Gulf on Tuesday, becoming the third named storm of the season.  Following the previous two named storms – Arthur…

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Tropical Depression Three forms on the first day of hurricane season

Tropical Depression Three forms on the first day of hurricane season

As the 2020 season officially opens, a new storm churns over the Yucatan peninsula. AUSTIN, Texas — The month of June normally brings a quieter yet modestly active time in the weather department to Central Texas. As we begin the month, a few isolated showers and storms can be expected as we monitor the track of a low-pressure disturbance over Big Bend in West Texas.  Additionally, June 1 is the official beginning of the Atlantic…

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Tropical Depression Three has formed on the first day of hurricane season

Tropical Depression Three has formed on the first day of hurricane season

As the 2020 season officially opens, a new storm churns over the Yucatan peninsula. AUSTIN, Texas — The month of June normally brings a quieter yet modestly active time in the weather department to Central Texas. As we begin the month, a few isolated showers and storms can be expected as we monitor the track of a low-pressure disturbance near the Texas-Mexico border.  Additionally, June 1 is the official beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season….

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June 1 begins the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

June 1 begins the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

As the 2020 season officially opens, a new storm churns over the Yucatan peninsula. AUSTIN, Texas — The month of June normally brings a quieter yet modestly active time in the weather department to Central Texas. As we begin the month, a few isolated showers and storms can be expected as we monitor the track of a low-pressure disturbance near the Texas-Mexico border.  Additionally, June 1 is the official beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season….

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Cmr. George P. Bush to Host Webinar to Prepare Communities for 2020 Hurricane Season

Cmr. George P. Bush to Host Webinar to Prepare Communities for 2020 Hurricane Season

On Monday, June 1, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush will host the 2020 Hurricane Outlook Webinar with Dr. Gerry Bell, the lead seasonal forecaster with the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, to give local, state, and federal government partners along the Texas Coast an idea of what the 2020 hurricane season will look like, and what it could mean for our communities. The webinar link can be accessed at recovery.texas.gov/preparedness. WHO: Commissioner…

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Live blog: Flood Advisory issued for Hays County

Live blog: Flood Advisory issued for Hays County

Isolated to strong rain storms are possible in the days to come. AUSTIN, Texas — After an active Sunday evening and night, things have begun to calm down in the Central Texas region. However, another round of strong to severe thunderstorms are indeed expected in the hours and days ahead.  Memorial Day Monday has a moderate to slight risk for severe storms with the greatest threats being moderate to heavy rain. In some areas, excessive…

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Forecast: Severe Weather Possible Tonight

Forecast: Severe Weather Possible Tonight

Author: Albert Ramon, Jason Mikell, Mariel Ruiz, Hunter Williams Published: 11:46 AM CST March 6, 2019 Updated: 4:47 PM CDT May 15, 2020 Weather Outlook:  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the Hill Country until 10 p.m. Details on tonight’s storm threat: Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of the Hill Country A 90% chance of thunderstorms tonight, some could be strong to severe. Scattered showers Saturday with highs in the low 80s….

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Severe weather, flash flood threat late Friday night

Severe weather, flash flood threat late Friday night

AUSTIN, Texas — A West Coast storm system is heading to Texas and will be a big rainmaker for much of the state Friday night into Saturday morning. Friday afternoon will be warm and breezy with highs in the 80s to around 90 degrees. A few isolated showers will be possible. The best chance of rain will enter the area late Friday night into Saturday morning. A few strong to severe storms will be possible,…

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BLOG: Two tornadoes confirmed in Central Texas Tuesday morning

BLOG: Two tornadoes confirmed in Central Texas Tuesday morning

AUSTIN, Texas — ***THIS BLOG IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED. FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION, CLICK HERE*** Send your weather video to our newsroom at kvuedigital@kvue.com or send it to our Facebook or Twitter inboxes. Check back on this blog for live updates:  6:00 p.m. – Today’s rainfall added up to more than six inches east of Kyle. In Austin, both official sites recorded over two inches of rainfall. kvue 2:31 p.m. – Viewer Derek Crunk…

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Smithville family survives tornado

Smithville family survives tornado

SMITHVILLE, Texas — Neighbors said it’s amazing there are no reports of any injuries or widespread damage considering confirmed tornadoes touched down in Smithville and Upton on Tuesday morning. It appears most of the major damage was contained to three homes on Logan Lane. Karrie McKeown is one of the three people who live on the private road. “I was terrified. I thought when the windows blew, I was a goner,” she said. McKeown had…

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WATCH: Video shows Smithville area tornado blowing around large debris

WATCH: Video shows Smithville area tornado blowing around large debris

SMITHVILLE, Texas — Editor’s note: The above video is of the confirmed tornado in the Upton, Texas area. A tornado was confirmed in the Cedar Creek area near Smithville, Texas, Tuesday morning – and KVUE Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon said one of the videos sent to him is one of the best tornado clips he’s seen in years. Derek Crunk sent Albert this video of the tornado on Tuesday: An area of low pressure spinning…

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LIVE BLOG: Two tornadoes confirmed in Central Texas Tuesday morning

LIVE BLOG: Two tornadoes confirmed in Central Texas Tuesday morning

AUSTIN, Texas — Send your weather video to our newsroom at kvuedigital@kvue.com or send it to our Facebook or Twitter inboxes. Check back on this blog for live updates:  1:07 p.m. – KVUE viewer Tract Fennell sent in this video of a tornado debris flying around video in Smithville earlier this morning. 1:05 p.m. – Here are some of the photos KVUE gathered from you. 1:00 p.m. – Tornado Warning in the Hays County area have…

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LIVE BLOG: Flash Flood Warning issued for Travis, Hays, Comal counties

LIVE BLOG: Flash Flood Warning issued for Travis, Hays, Comal counties

AUSTIN, Texas — Send your weather video to our newsroom at kvuedigital@kvue.com or send it to our Facebook or Twitter inboxes. Check back on this blog for live updates:  1:07 p.m. – KVUE viewer Tract Fennell sent in this video of a tornado debris flying around video in Smithville earlier this morning. 1:05 p.m. – Here are some of the photos KVUE gathered from you. 1:00 p.m. – Tornado Warning in the Hays County area have…

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LIVE: Tornado Warning issued for Lee County, Flash Flood Warning issued for Travis, Hays counties

LIVE: Tornado Warning issued for Lee County, Flash Flood Warning issued for Travis, Hays counties

AUSTIN, Texas — Send your weather video to our newsroom at kvuedigital@kvue.com or send it to our Facebook or Twitter inboxes. Check back on this blog for live updates:  12:12 p.m. – Spotters continue to report funnel clouds associated with this circulation headed towards Dime Box along Highway 21, according to the National Weather Service. 11:58 a.m. – The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning in Lee County, including the Lincoln and Dime Box…

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Two tornadoes confirmed in the Central Texas area

Two tornadoes confirmed in the Central Texas area

AUSTIN, Texas — There have been two confirmed tornadoes Tuesday morning.  A tornado was confirmed in the Cedar Creek area going 30 mph at 9:48 a.m. on May 12. A second tornado has been confirmed from Upton, Texas, just northwest of Smithville, Texas, by the National Weather Service at 11:03 a.m. There is an active tornado warning in Lee counties till noon from the National Weather Service. The tornado warning in Bastrop County expired around…

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LIVE: Tornado warning issued for Bastrop, Fayette and Lee counties

LIVE: Tornado warning issued for Bastrop, Fayette and Lee counties

AUSTIN, Texas — Check back on this blog for live updates:  10:54 a.m. – The tornado warning for Bastrop and Lee counties was extended to 11:30 a.m. 10:49 a.m. – A tornado warning for Bastrop and Lee counties was issued until 11 a.m. Bastrop County has two warnings: one west of Smithville and one north of Smithville. The storm is moving in a northeast direction at 20 mph. 10:45 a.m. – One of the three tornado…

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LIVE BLOG: Tornado warning expired for Bastrop, Caldwell counties

LIVE BLOG: Tornado warning expired for Bastrop, Caldwell counties

AUSTIN, Texas — Check back on this blog for live updates:  10:00 a.m. – The National Weather Service expired the tornado warnings. 9:45 a.m. – The National Weather Service extended the tornado warning for Bastrop County until 10 a.m.  9:15 a.m. – A tornado warning has been issued for Bastrop and Caldwell counties until 9:45 a.m. At 9:15 a.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 10 miles east of Lockhart, moving northeast at…

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Forecast: Overnight severe weather threat

Forecast: Overnight severe weather threat

Weather Outlook:  Scattered showers and storms are in the forecast for tonight. A few storms could be strong or severe. The main concern will be from storms producing strong winds. For Wednesday, a morning shower or storm then clearing skies, breezy and cooler in the afternoon with highs in the upper 70s and low 80s. Clear and cool Wednesday night with lows in the mid 50s. Sunny and nice Thursday. Breezy and hotter Friday through…

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Gov. Abbott places state resources on standby ahead of potentially severe weather

Gov. Abbott places state resources on standby ahead of potentially severe weather

AUSTIN, Texas — On Tuesday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced resources have been put on standby ahead of potentially severe weather in the forecast. “As severe weather approaches, the state of Texas is taking the necessary precautions to ensure our communities are safe and first responders have the resources they need,” said Gov. Abbott. “I urge all Texans in the storm’s path to heed warnings from local officials and be mindful of weather alerts.” The Texas…

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Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Gov. Abbott places state resources on standby ahead of potentially severe weather

Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Gov. Abbott places state resources on standby ahead of potentially severe weather

AUSTIN, Texas — KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE’s April 28 live blog. Top Headlines: Updates: 2:45 p.m. – Gov. Abbott announces that resources have been put on standby ahead of potentially severe weather in the forecast. “As severe weather approaches, the state of Texas is taking the necessary precautions to ensure our communities…

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Austin firefighters helping in East Texas after deadly tornado tears through community

Austin firefighters helping in East Texas after deadly tornado tears through community

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin firefighters are lending a hand in relief efforts in southeast Texas after a deadly tornado swept through the area Wednesday night. The tornado tore up homes and trailers and pulled trees from the ground in Onalaska, Texas, just north of Houston. At least three people were killed and more than 20 people were hurt. Hundreds of others are without power. RELATED: At least 3 dead, dozens injured in tornado that ripped…

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Amid Tornado Watch in Central Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott preparing state's resources

Amid Tornado Watch in Central Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott preparing state's resources

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is preparing for severe weather across Texas, including the central region. A Tornado Watch was issued for much of Central Texas amid a Thunderstorm Warning April 22, but that warning has since expired. The Tornado Watch, however, remains in effect for much of Central Texas until 5 p.m. RELATED: Live blog: Tornado Watch issued for much of Central Texas Storms could produce large hail, strong wind gusts and a…

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Tornado Watch Remains In Effect For Bastrop And Caldwell Counties Until 5 P.M.

Tornado Watch Remains In Effect For Bastrop And Caldwell Counties Until 5 P.M.

A tornado watch is no longer in effect for Travis and Williamson counties, but remains in place for Bastrop and Caldwell counties until 5 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio says a few tornadoes are possible in the watch area, along with widespread hail that could be lime-sized and 70 mph winds. The NWS says large hail and damaging winds are the main threats for South Central Texas, but a tornado or…

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Tornado Watch In Effect For Travis, Williamson And Eastern Counties Until 5 P.M.

Tornado Watch In Effect For Travis, Williamson And Eastern Counties Until 5 P.M.

A tornado watch is in effect for parts of Central and East Texas – including Travis, Williamson, Bastrop and Caldwell counties – until 5 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio says a few tornadoes are possible in the watch area, along with widespread hail that could be lime-sized and 70 mph winds. The NWS says large hail and damaging winds are the main threats for South Central Texas, but a tornado or…

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Tornadoes confirmed in Blanco, Gillespie counties

Tornadoes confirmed in Blanco, Gillespie counties

AUSTIN, Texas — A Tornado Watch was issued for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m. April 12. Storms until 8 a.m. were potentially capable of tornadoes, large hail up to tennis ball size and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. Sunday morning, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed a tornado in northern Blanco County near Round Mountain, Texas. The tornado touched down around 5:30 a.m. NWS said the damage in that area includes…

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Tornado confirmed in northern Blanco County, local tornado warnings and watches have expired

Tornado confirmed in northern Blanco County, local tornado warnings and watches have expired

AUSTIN, Texas — A Tornado Watch was issued for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m. Sunday morning. Storms until 8 a.m. were potentially capable of tornadoes, large hail up to tennis ball size and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. Sunday morning, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed a tornado in northern Blanco County near Round Mountain, Texas. NWS said the damage in that area includes downed and/or uprooted trees and some damage…

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Local Tornado Warnings and Watches have expired

Local Tornado Warnings and Watches have expired

AUSTIN, Texas — A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m. Sunday morning. Storms between now and 8 a.m. may be capable of tornadoes, large hail up to tennis ball size, and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. Watches and Warnings 6:30 p.m.: Blanco, Burnet and Llano counties have been trimmed out of the Tornado Watch. 6:20 a.m.: Tornado Warning has expired. 5:50 a.m.: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been…

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Local Tornado Warnings expire. A Watch for some counties remains until 8 a.m.

Local Tornado Warnings expire. A Watch for some counties remains until 8 a.m.

AUSTIN, Texas — A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m. Sunday morning. Storms between now and 8 a.m. may be capable of tornadoes, large hail up to tennis ball size, and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. Watches and Warnings 6:30 p.m.: Blanco, Burnet and Llano counties have been trimmed out of the Tornado Watch. 6:20 a.m.: Tornado Warning has expired. 5:50 a.m.: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has…

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LIVE: Tornado Warning for Burnet, Travis and Williamson counties until 6:15 a.m.

LIVE: Tornado Warning for Burnet, Travis and Williamson counties until 6:15 a.m.

AUSTIN, Texas — A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m. Sunday morning. Storms between now and 8 a.m. may be capable of tornadoes, large hail up to tennis ball size, and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. Watches and Warnings 5:50 a.m.: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is issued for Burnet County (Bertram area) until 6:30 a.m. 5:45 a.m.: A Tornado Warning has been issued for Burnet, Travis and…

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LIVE: Tornado Watch for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m.; Tornado Warning issued for Blanco, Gillespie, Llano counties

LIVE: Tornado Watch for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m.; Tornado Warning issued for Blanco, Gillespie, Llano counties

AUSTIN, Texas — A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m. Sunday morning. Storms between now and 8 a.m. may be capable of tornadoes, large hail up to tennis ball size, and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. Watches and Warnings 5:10 a.m.: A Tornado Warning has been issued for Blanco, Burnet and Llano counties until 5:45 a.m. 4:42 a.m.: A Tornado Warning has been issued for Blanco,…

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LIVE: Severe storms possible overnight, tornado watch for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m.

LIVE: Severe storms possible overnight, tornado watch for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m.

AUSTIN, Texas — A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m. Sunday morning. Storms between now and 8 a.m. may be capable of tornadoes, large hail up to tennis ball size, and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. Watches and Warnings 3:50 a.m.: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of Burnet, Gillespie and Llano counties until 4:45 a.m. 4:30 a.m.: Tornado Warning has been issued…

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Severe storms possible overnight, tornado watch for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m.

Severe storms possible overnight, tornado watch for most of Central Texas until 8 a.m.

AUSTIN, Texas — A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Central Texas until 4 a.m. on Sunday, including parts of Travis, Gillespie, Hays, Lee, Blanco, Fayette, Bastrop and Caldwell counties. After a few showers and downpours on Saturday afternoon, the severe weather potential is now expected to ramp up across Central Texas Saturday night. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has outlined the enhanced level – 3 out of 5 – risk for severe…

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Severe storms possible overnight, tornado watch for parts of Central Texas until 4 a.m.

Severe storms possible overnight, tornado watch for parts of Central Texas until 4 a.m.

AUSTIN, Texas — A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Central Texas until 4 a.m. on Sunday, including parts of Travis, Gillespie, Hays, Lee, Blanco, Fayette, Bastrop and Caldwell counties. After a few showers and downpours on Saturday afternoon, the severe weather potential is now expected to ramp up across Central Texas Saturday night. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has outlined the enhanced level – 3 out of 5 – risk for severe…

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Severe storms possible tonight, Tornado Watch for parts of Central Texas until 4 AM

Severe storms possible tonight, Tornado Watch for parts of Central Texas until 4 AM

AUSTIN, Texas — A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Central Texas until 4 a.m. on Sunday, including parts of Travis, Gillespie, Hays, Lee, Blanco, Fayette, Bastrop and Caldwell counties. After a few showers and downpours on Saturday afternoon, the severe weather potential is now expected to ramp up across Central Texas Saturday night. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has outlined the enhanced level – 3 out of 5 – risk for severe…

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Severe weather threat returns for Central Texas on Saturday night

Severe weather threat returns for Central Texas on Saturday night

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. kvue Timeline Saturday, 7 a.m….

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Cold, pesky rain showers could increase flooding threat

Cold, pesky rain showers could increase flooding threat

AUSTIN, Texas — While the threat of severe weather has lowered, any additional rain could cause flooding. In addition, an already saturated soil means that the water will take some time to recede.   RELATED: Today’s Allergy Report Remaining unsettled over the weekend KVUE A shallow yet potent cold airmass is bringing some unseasonably below-normal temperatures. Most of Central Texas is experiencing temps in the mid to low 40s.  KVUE Showers are forecast to increase…

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Austin Pets Alive! Town Lake Animal Center experiences flooding

Austin Pets Alive! Town Lake Animal Center experiences flooding

AUSTIN, Texas — After a flood warning was issued in Travis and Hay’s counties for storms in the Austin area on Friday, Austin Pets Alive!‘s Town Lake Animal Center took on water. The organization posted a video on Twitter showing efforts to pump water out of the shelter as rain continued to pour down. The person in the video said outdated drainage systems of the 70-year-old facility have effectively turned the site into a “big…

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Flash Flood Warning In Effect For Parts Of Austin And Travis County Until 7:30 P.M.

Flash Flood Warning In Effect For Parts Of Austin And Travis County Until 7:30 P.M.

A line of strong storms are moving through the Austin area Friday, as parts of Austin, southern Travis County and all of Hays County are under a flash flood warning until 7:30 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for southern Travis County, including Mustang Ridge, and parts of Caldwell and Hays Counties, including San Marcos and Lockhart, until 5:30 p.m. Travis, Caldwell and Hays counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 8…

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Super Tuesday, Possible Severe Weather And 4 Other Things Happening This Week

Super Tuesday, Possible Severe Weather And 4 Other Things Happening This Week

From Texas Independence Day to Super Tuesday, here’s what’s going on in Central Texas this week. In The News This Week Election Day Is Tuesday. Election day for the March primaries is Tuesday in Texas and about a dozen other states. It’s known as “Super Tuesday” because it’s when more states vote and more delegates are up for grabs than on any other day in the primary campaign season. Aside from the presidential election, a…

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Mississippi continues to deal with devastating Pearl River flooding

AUSTIN, Texas — Temporary relief is in the forecast for South Mississippi as they continue to deal sun up to sun down with devastating flooding along the Pearl River.  The “Pearl” commonly referred to some, stretches some 400-plus miles from Neshoba County in Central Mississippi down through Jackson, Georgetown, Monticello, Columbia, Picayune, Bogalusa, Louisiana, and Pearl River, Louisiana.  Since December, the river has been on the rise because of heavy rains. The Ross Barnett Reservoir…

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