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Severe Weather Possible In The Austin Area Saturday

Potentially severe storms are moving through Central Texas today.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Bastrop and Lee Counties until 12:30 p.m., as strong storms moved across the area.

About 3,000 Austin Energy customers in South Austin were without power around noon, after a strong storm brought heavy rain and wind.

All of Central Texas is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 3 p.m.

The NWS also says some minor flooding is possible across the region as briefly heavy rains move through.

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