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Another night, another storm

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Another night, another storm. Yes we got our high wind speed of 55 mph last night, and almost an inch of rain in less than half an hour. But this morning is clear skies. We just might have this wonderful weather again come Sunday evening. Last night it was so much lightning and thunder it woke me. 
It look like Austin fared okay, but Wimberley got hail. Some of Austin is without power, but after last night I'm not surprised. Strange weather here in Texas.

We survived last night's storm

This has been somewhat wicked weather here in Texas. I just spoke with a friend in San Antonio. The storm two weeks ago left them with hail damage - totaled two cars, windows on their house broken, etc. We here in Austin at this house we got no hail.

Last night we had another storm. And again we were lucky, no hail here. Wind, rain, temperature dropped from mid 70's to 60 and with it came rain. We topped out at a wind speed of 43, and luckily only about half an inch of rain here at the house. And in case you wonder how I come up with this information we have an actual weather station here at the house. It records our temperature, humidity, rain fall, wind speed, etc. Weather even five miles away may be different from what we get.

Other parts of Austin are without power and have downed trees and roads closed. They're hoping to restore power to them by later today.

To give you an idea of the fickleness of the weather here, weather.com says we are clear weather until Saturday. S…