Hazardous weather outlook for Gonzales County Wednesday


The National Weather Service issued a week-long Hazardous Weather Outlook for counties in south-central Texas Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 30. 

Isolated and "strong to severe" storms are expected Wednesday evening and night, with wind gusts and hail being the greatest concern.

"This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for South-Central Texas.. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon And Tonight. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible Wednesday afternoon and along and east of the I-35 and I-37 corridors as a cold front approaches from the north. Damaging wind gusts and hail are the main threats."

"Thursday through Tuesday. A wintry mix of precipitation is forecast across portions of the Edwards Plateau and Hill Country late tonight through early Thursday evening. Snow accumulations ranging from a dusting to two inches are possible along and north of a line from Del Rio to Sisterdale to Burnet. Pockets of two to four inches of snow may occur across northern Val Verde and Edwards Counties. This has prompted a Winter Storm Warning to be issued for Val Verde, Edwards, Real, and Kerr Counties and a Winter Storm Watch for Gillespie, Llano, and Burnet Counties."

"While a few snowflakes could be mixed in with cold rain along the I-35 corridor, no snow accumulations are expected, including the Austin and San Antonio metro areas. Please check frequently on the latest forecast as the potential for winter weather conditions continues to evolve."

Llano, Burnet, Williamson, Val Verde, Edwards, Real, Kerr, Bandera, Gillespie, Kendall, Blanco, Hays, Travis, Bastrop, Lee, Kinney, Uvald,- Medina, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Fayette, Maverick, Zavala, Frio, Atascosa, Wilson, Karnes, Gonzales, De Witt, Lavaca, and Dimmit counties are covered under the outlook.