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Flash Flood, Tornado Watch for Travis County

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Travis County and much of the Hill Country is under a flash flood watch.

Prepare for extreme weather beginning this evening and lasting through Tuesday morning's rush hour commute.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood and tornado watch for Travis County. The NWS forecast for tonight states "Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Low around 60 ... Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%." Total rainfall is expected to range from two to five inches.

KUT News will bring you updates tomorrow morning on weather conditions and any possible closures.

Wells has been a part of KUT News since 2012, when he was hired as the station's first online reporter. He's currently the social media host and producer for Texas Standard, KUT's flagship news program. In between those gigs, he served as online editor for KUT, covering news in Austin, Central Texas and beyond.