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A DENSE FOG ADVISORY has been issued for Milam County until at 11 AM this morning.

A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for Travis, Williamson, Hays, Llano, Gillespie, and Blanco County from Midnight Wednesday to Noon Thursday.

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Freezing rain, sleet, and icy roads are possible tonight and through midday tomorrow.
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Oklahoma Twister A Top-Of-The-Scale EF-5

Updated: Saturday, August 3 2013, 04:06 PM CDT

The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Moore, Okla., was a top-of-the-scale EF-5 twister with winds of at least 200 mph.

Spokeswoman Keli Pirtle said Tuesday the agency upgraded the tornado from an EF-4 on the enhanced Fujita scale to an EF-5 based on what a damage assessment team saw on the ground. The weather service uses the word "incredible" to describe the power of EF-5 storms.

The weather service says the tornado's path was 17 miles long and 1.3 miles wide.

Pirtle says Monday's twister is the first EF-5 tornado of 2013.

(Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)Oklahoma Twister A Top-Of-The-Scale EF-5


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