Lightning Forks Across Austin Sky as Storms Loom Over Texas

Lightning forked across the sky above Austin, Texas, in the early hours of Thursday, April 27, as severe storm activity swept over the area, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

This footage was filmed by Twitter user @courtsideview85, who said they captured it from their home in Oak Hill, a community southwest of the city, after 1 am Thursday morning.

Another round of severe storms was expected in the area on Friday evening, the NWS forecasted. Credit: @courtsideview85 via Storyful

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