Lightning Flashes Across Austin Sky as Thunderstorms Roll Through Central Texas

Lightning streaked across the sky above Austin on the evening of Thursday, March 16, as a line of storms moved across central Texas, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

This footage from Ryan Proctor shows lightning illuminating the sky.

“Shortly after 9 pm I started to notice lightning and took the dogs out before the rain started,” Proctor told Storyful. “This is what we saw and this went on for several minutes!”

The NWS warned of wind gusts up to 50 mph and penny-sized hail as the storms moved across central Texas. Credit: Ryan Proctor via Storyful

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