'Insane' Lightning Illuminates Austin Night Sky

Strong thunderstorms hit Austin and surrounding areas in Texas on June 2, bringing heavy rain, gusty winds, and hail, the National Weather Service said.

Video footage posted to Facebook shows frequent lightning over Waterfall on Lake Travis in Austin. The uploader commented, “Insane lightning and storm!!”

A Hazardous Weather warning was in effect on June 3 for south-central Texas, with scattered showers and storms expected, some of which “could become strong,” producing gusty winds up to 50 mph and small hail. Credit: Shelbie White via Storyful

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