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Texas Tornado Tracker: San Marcos, Kyle, Austin Set To Witness Hail Storm



A tornado warning has been issued for San Marcos, Kyle, Redwood, Austin and parts of the Hays County in Texas on Thursday. The National Weather Service (NWS) has asked residents to take shelter as soon as possible. A massive twister along – along with hail storms – is expected in the area.

The National Weather Service (NWS) Fort Worth, Texas, issued a tornado watch at 1:37 p.m. CDT on Thursday. Named event number 221, the watch remains in effect until 9 p.m. CDT this evening for five counties in west central Texas: Kimble, Mason, McCulloch, Menard and San Saba. This includes several cities such as Brady, Junction and Mason.

Thursday afternoon into early evening is expected to see widely scattered to scattered thunderstorms, with the potential for intense supercells capable of large to giant hail and severe gusts.

The tornado risk may concentrate along a west to east wind shift in north-central Texas. Later, these storms could coalesce into a severe cluster with significant hail and wind hazards.

How To Stay Safe During A Tornado Watch?

During a tornado watch, stay alert and prepared. Have an emergency plan and kit ready with essentials like batteries and a battery-operated device for updates. Stay indoors, preferably in a basement or small, windowless room. If outside, find shelter immediately. Avoid windows and cars. Listen to local news for updates.

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