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Rainfall from Tropical Storm Hanna may cause localized flooding in some parts of San Antonio, according to the National Weather Service.
While the storm is now expected to stay south of the Alamo City, the NWS says the area may still see around 2 inches of rain, causing some flooding in the eastern and southern parts of city.
On Thursday, NWS said there is about a 5 percent chance of flooding for the San Antonio area. The potential rain for San Antonio is expected to hit Saturday night or Sunday morning.
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Hanna officially developed into a Tropical Storm in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday night and is expected to make landfall Saturday near the Texas Coastal Bend and then dip southward toward Mexico.
In preparation for the storm, Nueces County officials announced Thursday night that its beaches will be closed this weekend, including McGee Beach, North Beach, Nueces County Gulf Piers all county and city gulf beaches, Packery Channel parking lot, Windward parking lot and the parking lot at Bob Hall Pier.
Officials are also asking individuals not to use the pedestrian access to the beaches.
Hanna was located about 285 miles east of Corpus Christi, the National Hurricane Center said in its 7 a.m. advisory. It had maximum sustained winds around 40 mph (and was moving west, northwest at 9 mph .
The Associated Press contributed to this story.