Threat of severe weather today

December 9th, 2012 at 10:18 am by under Weather

The season’s most powerful cold front is knocking on central Texas’ door, set for a late-evening arrival.

Ahead of the front, an unstable airmass combined with favorable upper-level winds will mean a slight risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, mainly along and east of I-35.

The red shaded area depicts the slight risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon (Courtesy: National Weather Service)

The main threats from these storms will be large hail and high winds.

Stay up-to-date on the cold front’s progress and expected impacts with the in-depth analysis on the KXAN homepage, updated several times daily by First Warning Weather meteorologists.

Behind the front tonight, it will be fireplace weather with temperatures dipping to the upper-30s!

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