2016-03-18_19-22-42

  • A severe storm capable of producing quarter size hail is sitting stationary over the southern loop in Houston. Nearly 3 inches of rain has fallen in the medical district over the past hour. A flash flood warning is in effect and heavy rain continues to fall. Avoid travel in the southern half of Houston for the next two hours due to expected flooding. Several roads could become impassable before drainage has a chance to catch up.

2016-03-18_19-23-02

  • A severe storm is located 4 miles southeast of Marble Falls. This storm is moving southeast at 25 MPH. Based on current trajectory this storm does have the potential to directly impact Austin in about an hour. At the least there will be the potential for frequent cloud to ground lightning. If the storm continues with its intensity there will also be the potential for hail.
  • A severe storm likely just produced 60 to 70 MPH wind gusts in Wimberley. This storm is now approaching Buda, Kyle, and San Marcos with large hail and 50-60 MPH wind gusts. It is also moving southeast around 25 MPH.
  • A line of storms extends from Bulverde to Lakehills to near Leakey. These storms is moving south/southeast at 10 to 20 MPH. Portions of this line contain small hail and gusty winds. We’ll have to watch for signs of intensification as the line moves closer to the San Antonio metro.

2016-03-18_19-23-32

  • A severe thunderstorm capable of producing large hail is located 10 miles north of Laredo. This storm is moving slowly to the northeast at 10-15 MPH. On its present course it will impact Interstate 35 near Botines in the next 30-45 minutes. Large hail, frequent cloud to ground lightning, and heavy rain are possible.