People here in Central Texas should be on alert about two storms that may affect us in the next 24 hours.

What's Happening?

According to our news partner KWTX,  there are two storms that will impact Central Texas today (April 12) and tomorrow.

Today, however, will bring us the best chance of storms after 2pm. San Saba, Mills, and Hamilton Counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 PM.

Other counties are expected to be added later this afternoon.

Here in Central Texas, storms are expected to approach I-35 around 6 PM after pushing east of I-35 after 7 PM, and then expected to cross over I-45 by 10 PM.

This severe weather is expected to include very large hail and strong winds, and some areas may find themselves under a tornado watch.

Expect Severe Weather Wednesday Morning In Central Texas

According to KWTX, Tuesday's weather may have a stabilizing effect on the atmosphere, but with an approaching cold front could bring storms back into our area Wednesday.

The risk of severe weather is expected to be lower than Tuesday, but the same hail, gusty winds, and a stray tornadoes may all be possible again. When you wake up Wednesday, storms are expected to begin to form as early as about 4 AM to 6 AM.

Apparently, any storms that form may be strong but will be out of the area by lunchtime.

 

Is That The End, Or Is There More Severe Weather Expected soon?

KWTX says that the weather will be back to normal on Thursday, and besides a chance of rain Friday and Saturday afternoon, the weekend will be hot with highs in the mid-to-upper 80s for Easter weekend.

 

Check Out These Tornado Pictures From Killeen, Round Rock and Temple, Texas

Texas had a few tornadoes on Monday, March 21. Thankfully there haven't been reports of deaths or major injuries in our area, but there was plenty of damage.

We asked listeners from Central Texas to send us your storm photos, and this is what we've got so far! If you've like to send us more to share with the rest of the community, head to our Facebook page or tap the Chat feature in our free app.

 

Pictures From The Great Winter Texas Snowstorm of 2021

Where were you when Winter Storm Uri hit Texas the week of February 14th and 15th 2021?

The country was already dealing with the COVID crisis and then came another one.

According to weather.com, the storm produced damaging ice from the Northwest.
Texas Cities like Abilene and San Angelo had record snowfall. Beating records that were made back in the late 1800s.

In Austin a record 6.4 inches of snow was recorded at Austin - Bergstrom Airport, their heaviest snow in 72 years, since Jan. 30, 1949.

San Antonio had almost 3 inches of snow bringing them their heaviest snowfall since 1985, those nice people art Seaworld also saw 6 inches of snowfall.

Locally here in the Killeen- Temple area, streets, schools, and businesses were shut down and there were massive power outages. Not to mention a certain electric company going out of business due to the rates of customers skyrocketing!

It was a disaster!

But here we are a year later, we now have stories we can tell our grandkids about how the effects of Winer Storm Uri of 2021 had us all in a frenzy.

Here are some pictures that showcase the good and bad of the great Texas Snowstorm of 2021.

 

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