There has already been a rash of severe weather this last Winter and early Spring. And the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the Austin area — all the way to East Texas — through Saturday morning and into Sunday.
The tornado is not the only issue in the southern part of the country. A flash flood warning was issued just after 2 p.m. for northern Travis and most of Williamson counties until 5 p.m. The Weather Service says an additional two to three inches of rain are possible in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Georgetown and surrounding areas They also reported that heavy runoff is causing flooding in some low-lying areas.
There’s a flash flood watch in effect for the entire Austin area through Sunday afternoon.
A severe thunderstorm moved through western Travis County Saturday morning. This prompted a warning from the weather service.
Several inches of rain were possible Saturday, with potential for higher amounts in some places.
A flood advisory was issued until 3:30 p.m. Saturday for western Travis and Williamson counties — and parts of Llano, Blanco and Burnet counties.
What are your thoughts about the severe weather facing our country over the last several months. Do you attribute it to global warming? Do you think our country is doing enough in light of these tragic storms?
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