Austin will see "big weather changes" this weekend, with likely thunderstorms Friday morning and early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Big weather changes in store for today. Showers will become numerous over the area with a few strong storms possibl… https://t.co/jLsxEN1lpV— NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWS Austin/San Antonio)1606475712.0
There is also a hazardous weather outlook for the Austin and San Antonio areas, with the most impact expected on Friday.
"The primary hazards will be marginally severe hail and a few damaging thunderstorms with wind gusts," according to the NWS. "In addition a few pockets of locally heavy rainfall are possible today along and east of Interstate 35. These could produce ponding on road ways and other minor flooding impacts."
Travelers over the holiday weekend should be aware of the threats of water ponding and hydroplaning, especially in… https://t.co/6QcRmgqSD6— NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWS Austin/San Antonio)1606485696.0
A cold front is also expected Friday, with daytime highs forecasted to range between the mid-50s and low 60s over the next week.
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The California exodus has made headlines for several years now, and even more recently, with thousands of West Coasters seeking tax relief, less-expensive real estate and a simpler lifestyle in Texas' capital city.
However, a California man's scathing review of Austin, which was published in Business Insider on Wednesday, reveals that some are less than satisfied with their move.