NWS: Quarter-sized hail reported near Kerrville, San Antonio under severe thunderstorm watch

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As severe storms pass through Texas Wednesday, quarter-sized hail was reported in Kerrville, according to the National Weather Service.

A severe thunderstorm watch was issued in San Antonio and the surrounding area until 7 p.m. At 11 a.m., the weather service tweeted that hail was reported on the south and east side of Kervville.

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The storms led to flash flood warnings in counties north of Bexar, and up to 3 inches of rain have already fallen in Wilson and Gonzales counties Wednesday morning, according to the weather service.

The weather also led to a number of canceled flights at the San Antonio International Airport, according to its website.

Nearly all of the flights canceled were on Southwest Airlines, the website showed.

The right lane of westbound I-10 near Ralph Fair Road was shut down Wednesday due to flooding, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The main lane and the shoulder are closed due to flooding at FM 3351, according to the department.

Fiesta organizers are monitoring the weather, but as of 11 a.m., they said NIOSA will still go on as planned. NIOSA organizers said the event will go on “rain or shine.”

The rain is expected to last through Wednesday until early Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

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The storms were caused by a strong upper-level cold front that is interacting with moisture from the gulf, meteorologists said.

Forecasters predict that the region may receive up to 4 inches of rain in isolated pockets.

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