'She couldn't swim' | Family of flooding victim speaks about loss, lack of barricades

'She couldn't swim' | Family of flooding victim speaks about loss, lack of barricades

Five-year-old Alyssa Layman and 52-year-old Esther Rodriguez-Conde didn’t survive. The two were in separate cars when the floodwaters swept them away. SAN ANTONIO — Questions continue to linger after floodwaters killed two people last week in east Bexar County.  Five-year-old Alyssa Layman and 52-year-old Esther Rodriguez-Conde didn’t survive. The two were in separate cars when the floodwaters swept them away.   Elisa Durda, Esther’s older sister, and Izaiah Rodriguez-Conde, her son, spoke to KENS 5…

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'They took a child's sense of safety': School in Nixon broken into, computers stolen during floods

'They took a child's sense of safety': School in Nixon broken into, computers stolen during floods

A teacher with Union Valley Christian Academy said several laptops and TVs were stolen Thursday morning. NIXON, Texas — Teachers and staff at Union Valley Christian Academy are feeling uneasy as they prepare to return to school Monday. They say someone broke into the school recently, and stole several computers. Videos taken on a phone show cabinet doors thrown open and classroom furniture strewn about. Dona Ruiz is a kindergarten teacher at the school, and…

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NWS sends flash flood emergency alert to San Antonio area

NWS sends flash flood emergency alert to San Antonio area

Priscilla Aguirre Oct. 15, 2021Updated: Oct. 15, 2021 4:32 p.m. Emergency flash flood warning sent out by NWS. Sadie Layher/MySA/ TOM REEL/SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS The National Weather Service wants you to stay home for the next few hours.  At around 4 p.m. on Friday, October 15, the NWS sent an emergency alert for the west central Bexar County area about a flash flood warning in effect until 7 p.m.  “This is a dangerous and life-threatening situation,”…

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At least five cars stuck in Olmos Creek after Orsinger Lane floods

At least five cars stuck in Olmos Creek after Orsinger Lane floods

“Water started filling up the car and I’m like, ‘OK, Lord, if this is my way to go… thy will be done,’” said Serena Hood Flowers, a passenger rescued Wednesday. SAN ANTONIO — Water rescue teams saved at least seven people who lost control of their cars to a flooding Olmos Creek Wednesday night as storms drenched San Antonio.  At least five cars remained, flooded and stalled, in the creek Thursday afternoon.  “We can replace…

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At least 5 cars stuck in Olmos Creek after Orsinger Lane floods

At least 5 cars stuck in Olmos Creek after Orsinger Lane floods

“Water started filling up the car and I’m like, ‘OK, Lord, if this is my way to go… thy will be done,’” said Serena Hood Flowers, a passenger rescued Wednesday. SAN ANTONIO — Water rescue teams saved at least seven people who lost control of their cars to a flooding Olmos Creek Wednesday night as storms drenched San Antonio.  At least five cars remained, flooded and stalled, in the creek Thursday afternoon.  “We can replace…

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Residents clean up after flooding engulfs New Braunfels RV park

Residents clean up after flooding engulfs New Braunfels RV park

Several trailers were damaged and one was completely swept down the river. NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas — Several people spent Thursday cleaning up the damage after flooding swept through an RV park in New Braunfels. “The water just gushed through here,” Don Long said, pointing towards the wooden framing and big hole that used to be his trailer’s living area. “My neighbor’s thinking the water washed through the window.” Despite all the damage, Long can’t help…

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5-year-old girl's body pulled from submerged car after severe flooding; second victim expected to be recovered Friday

5-year-old girl's body pulled from submerged car after severe flooding; second victim expected to be recovered Friday

Authorities said fast-moving currents made it impossible to recover the second, 52-year-old victim on Thursday. SAN ANTONIO — A 5-year-old girl’s body was pulled from a submerged vehicle on a roadway south of Schertz by first responders after severe flooding hit the area early Thursday morning, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar confirmed. Another 52-year-old woman’s remains are expected to be recovered Friday after attempts to pull her vehicle from fast-moving currents were unsuccessful.  Salazar said…

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CityFest keynote speaker Char Miller explains how floods shaped politics in San Antonio

CityFest keynote speaker Char Miller explains how floods shaped politics in San Antonio

Char Miller, San Antonio’s foremost environmental historian, considers the city’s violent floods the most important natural force in its 300-year history. His research draws a line from deadly floods to the city’s current political makeup. “Floods reveal social structures,” Miller said. “They may power through a place and disappear, but what happens in those places is left behind.” Get our free newsletter The Daily Reach delivered to your inbox every morning. Processing… Success! You’re on…

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Here are the San Antonio-area schools closed due to flooding

Here are the San Antonio-area schools closed due to flooding

Priscilla Aguirre Oct. 14, 2021 Rain closed some schools in the San Antonio area. Gettyimages Heavy rainfall overnight on Wednesday resulted in several schools closing in the San Antonio area.  Comal Independent School District announced on Facebook all schools and departments will be closed on Thursday, October 14, out of an abundance of caution. While the severe weather has moved out of the area, residual flooding and road debris are still making it unsafe for…

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3 Bexar County Parks temporarily closed due to flooding

3 Bexar County Parks temporarily closed due to flooding

Priscilla Aguirre Oct. 14, 2021 Fall colors at a cold and solitary Raymond Russell Park off IH10 near Camp Bullis Rd earlier this month. GLORIA FENRIZ/STAFFGLORIA FERNIZ/SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS Some parks in San Antonio are not open to the public following Wednesday night’s storms.  On Thursday, October 14, Bexar County tweeted that three local parks are temporarily closed due to flooding. There are park restrictions at Rodriguez Park, Raymond Russell Park, and Comanche Park.  The…

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Several school districts cancel Thursday classes following severe overnight flooding

Several school districts cancel Thursday classes following severe overnight flooding

Flooding and road debris is making it unsafe for buses to travel, one district spokesperson said. COMAL COUNTY, Texas — Several school districts – including Seguin, Navarro, Comal, Gonzales ISD –announced schools will be closed for Thursday, October 14, following severe flooding. Initially, Comal ISD had said there only would be a 2-hour delayed start, but then the district released new information around 7:20 a.m. Gonzales ISD announced its decision just before 8 a.m. In…

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Several districts close schools after severe flooding

Several districts close schools after severe flooding

COMAL COUNTY, Texas — Several school districts – including Seguin, Navarro, Comal, Gonzales ISD –announced schools will be closed for Thursday, October 14, following severe flooding. Initially, Comal ISD had said there only would be a 2-hour delayed start, but then the district released new information around 7:20 a.m. Gonzales ISD announced its decision just before 8 a.m. In a news release posted to social media, Comal ISD said: “Throughout the morning, our transportation supervisors…

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Comal ISD closes schools after severe flooding

COMAL COUNTY, Texas — Comal Independent School District announced schools will be closed for Thursday, October 14, following severe flooding. Initially, the district had said there would be a 2-hour delayed start, but then the district released new information around 7:20 a.m. In a news release posted to social media, Comal ISD said: “Throughout the morning, our transportation supervisors have been evaluating the roadways and our Emergency Management Teams has been in contact with local…

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Flash Flood Warning continues for several counties as storms slowly roll out of south-central Texas | Track the rain

Flash Flood Warning continues for several counties as storms slowly roll out of south-central Texas | Track the rain

Dozens of low water crossings are closed across Bexar County. Drivers should be careful on roads this morning. SAN ANTONIO — A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for numerous counties after several inches of rain fell in just a few hours. Flash Flood Warning until 8:45 a.m.: Southeastern Comal County Central and southeastern Guadalupe County Gonzales County Wilson County Flash Flood Warning until 12:30 p.m.: DeWitt County Karnes County Lavaca County As of 75…

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Flash Flood Warning continues for several counties as storms slowly roll across south-central Texas | Track the rain

Flash Flood Warning continues for several counties as storms slowly roll across south-central Texas | Track the rain

Dozens of low water crossings are closed across Bexar County, and power remains out for some local customers. Drivers should be careful on roads this morning. SAN ANTONIO — A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for numerous counties after several inches of rain fell in just a few hours. The Flash Flood Warning lasts until 6:45 a.m. for portions of Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, Lavaca and Wilson counties. An earlier Flash Flood Warning lasts…

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Flash Flood Warning continues for Bexar, other counties as storms slowly roll across south-central Texas | Track the rain

Flash Flood Warning continues for Bexar, other counties as storms slowly roll across south-central Texas | Track the rain

Dozens of low water crossings are closed across Bexar County, and power remains out for some local customers. Drivers should be careful on roads this morning. SAN ANTONIO — A TORNADO WARNING is in effect for EAST CENTRAL GONZALES AND NORTHWESTERN LAVACA COUNTIES until 4:15 a.m. Take cover now if you live in these areas! A Flash Flood Warning remained in effect for numerous counties after several inches of rain fell in just a few…

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Tornado Warning for parts of Gonzales, Lavaca counties; Flash Flood Warning for SA area as storms move across South Texas | Track the rain

Tornado Warning for parts of Gonzales, Lavaca counties; Flash Flood Warning for SA area as storms move across South Texas | Track the rain

The latest warning was issued due to the two to five inches of rain that has already fallen, leading to multiple low water crossings inundated with water SAN ANTONIO — A TORNADO WARNING is in effect for EAST CENTRAL GONZALES AND NORTHWESTERN LAVACA COUNTIES until 3:15 a.m. Take cover now if you live in these areas! As of 3 a.m., just over 1,000 San Antonio residents were without power due to the ongoing storms. CPS…

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Flash Flood Warning in effect for San Antonio area as storms move across South Texas | Track the rain

Flash Flood Warning in effect for San Antonio area as storms move across South Texas | Track the rain

Parts of South Texas may get more than four inches of rain, which could lead to flooding. SAN ANTONIO — A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for parts of Bexar and Comal counties, including San Antonio, until 1 a.m. Thursday as storms caused by Tropical Depression Pamela continue to push through South Texas. A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts of Kendall and Blanco counties where an estimated three inches of rain…

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Flash flooding threat continues as storms from Tropical Depression Pamela moves across South Texas | Track the rain

Flash flooding threat continues as storms from Tropical Depression Pamela moves across South Texas | Track the rain

Parts of South Texas may get more than four inches of rain, which could lead to flooding. SAN ANTONIO — A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts of Kendall and Blanco counties where an estimated three inches of rain has fallen and two additional inches are possible.   A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for portions of Gillespie, Kerr and Bandera counties expired at 6:30 p.m. Previously, a Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for parts of…

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Flooding possible as storms from Tropical Depression Pamela moves across South Texas | Track the rain

Flooding possible as storms from Tropical Depression Pamela moves across South Texas | Track the rain

Parts of South Texas may get more than four inches of rain, which could lead to flooding. SAN ANTONIO — An intense thunderstorm with frequent lightning, heavy rain, and strong wind is moving toward western Kendall and southeast Kerr counties from Bandera County as of 6:45 p.m. KENS 5 Meteorologist Andrew Wilson says to head indoors if you are in this region. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for portions of Gillespie, Kerr and Bandera counties expired…

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Flash Flood Watch issued for San Antonio on Wednesday as Hurricane Pamela strengthens

Flash Flood Watch issued for San Antonio on Wednesday as Hurricane Pamela strengthens

A Flash Flood Watch goes into effect Tuesday nights for parts of the Edwards Plateau and Rio Grande Plains. On Wednesday morning, the watch expands to include the Hill Country and San Antonio.  Forecasters predict areas could see two to fives inches of rain, with higher totals possible. “The greatest threat for this is currently forecast to be across the Hill Country, southern Edwards Plateau, and Rio Grande,” the National Weather Service says.  San Antonio…

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Tropical Storm Pamela to strengthen into major hurricane, bring rain to San Antonio area

Tropical Storm Pamela to strengthen into major hurricane, bring rain to San Antonio area

Candice Avila-Garcia, mySanAntonio.com Oct. 11, 2021 Graphic shows wind speeds associated with Tropical Storm Pamela.  National Hurricane Center San Antonio could see heavy rain with a risk for flooding, forecasters say. According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Pamela will likely gain strength and turn into a major hurricane before hitting land in Mexico late Wednesday. The storm is forecast to move through Texas on Thursday. As it weakens, it’s expected to combine with moisture…

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'Gotta love Texas': TikTok sparks debate on Whataburger being open during tropical storm

'Gotta love Texas': TikTok sparks debate on Whataburger being open during tropical storm

If there’s one thing Texas can always count on, it’s Whataburger. Recently, a viral TikTok touched on how Whataburger stays open during harsh weather. Remember MySA’s story of when the fast-food chain stayed open during the Texas winter storm in San Antonio? We do. User @littlehellion8 posted her video of a long line at one Deer Park Whataburger on Monday, September 13, when a Category 1 Hurricane Nicholas was heading toward Houston. Deer Park isn’t…

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CPS Energy workers travel to Houston to help with Hurricane Nicholas recovery

CPS Energy workers travel to Houston to help with Hurricane Nicholas recovery

32 Workers headed out Wednesday morning to help restore power after Hurricane Nicholas swept through the area. SAN ANTONIO — Workers with CPS Energy set out for the Houston area this morning to help restore power after Hurricane Nicholas. In the early morning hours, crews were hard at work prepping for the long road ahead of them. “We’re going to CenterPoint, which is in Houston, to assist our brothers over there to restore power,” said…

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South Texas volunteers deploy to help with Hurricane Nicholas

South Texas volunteers deploy to help with Hurricane Nicholas

Volunteers will be in the area offering aid for weeks. SAN ANTONIO — American Red Cross volunteers from south Texas are stepping in to help recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Nicholas. The scope of the damage Hurricane Nicholas left in its wake since making landfall in east Texas is still being determined. “We have advanced teams that are out, that will go out as soon as the winds drop below 39 miles-per-hour,”…

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San Antonio non-profit leader helps with cleanup from Hurricane Ida with supplies donated by Spurs

San Antonio non-profit leader helps with cleanup from Hurricane Ida with supplies donated by Spurs

A group called San Antonio Aware and Prepared is wrapping up a weekend in Louisiana assisting in Hurricane Ida recovery efforts. SAN ANTONIO — With eyes on Tropical Storm Nicholas—many are still dealing with the devastating impacts of Hurricane Ida. A San Antonio man is in Louisiana right now assisting with cleanup efforts there. The road to recovery is a long one—as Joseph Villarreal describes it for many people he’s spoken with in Louisiana. “This…

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San Antonio on stand-by to help respond to Tropical Storm Nicholas

San Antonio on stand-by to help respond to Tropical Storm Nicholas

SAN ANTONIO — As Tropical Storm Nicholas approaches the Gulf Coast, San Antonians are preparing to lend a helping hand to our neighbors down south. A spokesperson with CPS Energy said crews are preparing locally for any severe weather that could impact the San Antonio area as a result of Tropical Storm Nicholas, but they don’t have any crews ready to send down south just yet. Officials with CPS Energy said they are ready to…

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What Texas residents need know about Tropical Storm Nicholas

What Texas residents need know about Tropical Storm Nicholas

In a hurricane season that has caused a considerable portion of New Orleans to be without power for weeks and New York City to flood like never before, the latest named storm could bring devastation to Texas. Tropical Storm Nicholas is making its way toward the Lone Star State, and is expected to make landfall late Monday. While weather experts are tracking Nicholas and sending out updates every hour, here’s what to expect in the…

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Padre Island beaches close ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas' arrival on Texas Coast

Padre Island beaches close ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas' arrival on Texas Coast

Monday, September 13, 2021 Posted By Nina Rangel on Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 2:05 PM click image Unsplash / Benigno Hoyuela The Padre Island National Seashore has temporarily closed. The Padre Island National Seashore has closed temporarily ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas hitting the Texas coast. Officials took to social media Sunday afternoon to alert potential beachgoers to the closure. The storm is expected to approach the middle Texas coast Tuesday. San Antonio TV…

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Tropical Storm Nicholas heads for Southeast Texas

Tropical Storm Nicholas heads for Southeast Texas

News // Weather A tropical wave in the gulf was upgraded to a tropical storm Sunday Karly Williams Sep. 12, 2021 The National Weather Service is predicting more rain for San Antonio. Photos by Jerry Lara / San Antonio Express-News  A tropical wave in the Gulf of Mexico was upgraded by the National Weather Service to a tropical storm on Sunday, with forecasts expecting it to move northward into the far southeast part of South…

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USAA donates $500,000 to Hurricane Ida volunteers with 'boots on the ground'

USAA donates $500,000 to Hurricane Ida volunteers with 'boots on the ground'

USAA Foundation Inc. announced a $500,000 donation to organizations aiding Louisiana in its recovery from Hurricane Ida.  The nonprofit arm of San Antonio’s insurance and financial services giant will give a total of $500,000 to Team Rubicon and the American Red Cross, organizations with volunteers that currently have “boots on the ground” to aid families affected by Hurricane Ida.  Hurricane Ida hit the Louisiana coast on August 29, flooding communities and bringing 150 mph winds…

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While East Coast preps for Hurricane Larry, low chance remains for cyclone development in Gulf

While East Coast preps for Hurricane Larry, low chance remains for cyclone development in Gulf

News // Weather Karly Williams Sep. 6, 2021 1of3 The northern portion of the Yucatan Peninsula and south-central Gulf of Mexico have already been hit with showers and thunderstorms due to a tropical disturbance. Jaromir Chalabala / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEmShow MoreShow Less 2of3 The Gulf could see more storms due to a disturbance moving northward from the Yucatan peninsula.  NWSShow MoreShow Less 3of3 As the East Coast gears up for fallout from another Hurricane after enduring…

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San Antonio restaurant group accepting donations for Louisiana residents affected by Hurricane Ida

San Antonio restaurant group accepting donations for Louisiana residents affected by Hurricane Ida

click to enlarge Photo Courtesy of the Louisiana National Guard Louisiana National Guard members in high-water vehicles and boats work with St. John the Baptist Parish officials to rescue citizens stranded in their homes in the wake of Hurricane Ida. San Antonio restaurants Barbaro and Hot Joy are accepting donations for Louisiana residents affected by Hurricane Ida, which has left at least a million people without power since its landfall Sunday. The restaurants are working…

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San Antonio organizations provide aid for Hurricane Ida victims

San Antonio organizations provide aid for Hurricane Ida victims

The San Antonio Food Bank sent one truck full of supplies and another one will leave Wednesday. Also, the San Antonio Humane Society is taking in almost 100 pets. SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Food Bank is sending another truck Wednesday filled with supplies to help hundreds of thousands of victims of Hurricane Ida in Louisiana who are with little to no water and electricity. That’s in addition to another truck they sent carrying…

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San Antonio organizations provide aide for Hurricane Ida victims

San Antonio organizations provide aide for Hurricane Ida victims

The San Antonio Food Bank sent out a truck with more than 40,000 pounds of supplies, and the San Antonio Humane Society is taking in almost 100 pets. SAN ANTONIO — Two days after Hurricane Ida moved into Louisiana, the destruction is still being uncovered, leaving hundreds of thousands of people with little to no water and electricity. The San Antonio Food Bank sent over a truck of residents’ most needed items Tuesday morning.  “When…

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San Antonio Food Bank sends its first supply truck to Louisiana for Hurricane Ida relief

San Antonio Food Bank sends its first supply truck to Louisiana for Hurricane Ida relief

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Posted By Yukiko Yamazaki on Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 10:28 AM click to enlarge Instagram / San Antonio Food Bank The San Antonio Food Bank sent the first truckload of aid to Louisiana on Tuesday, with more planned in the coming days and weeks. The San Antonio Food Bank on Tuesday is sending its first truckload of food and supplies to Louisiana to support those affected by Hurricane Ida. In…

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TikToks show disastrous chaos Hurricane Ida caused in Louisiana

TikToks show disastrous chaos Hurricane Ida caused in Louisiana

News // Weather Priscilla Aguirre Aug. 30, 2021 1of6 A person wades through flood waters in Norco, Louisiana, on August 30, 2021 after Hurricane Ida made landfall. – Powerful Hurricane Ida battered the southern US state of Louisiana, leaving at least one dead and knocking out power for more than a million people, including the whole of New Orleans. Ida slammed into the Louisiana coast as a Category 4 storm on August 29, 2021, 16…

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How to help Hurricane Ida victims from right here in San Antonio

News // Texas Karly Williams Aug. 30, 2021Updated: Aug. 30, 2021 2:04 p.m. This satellite image provided by NOAA shows a close-up view of Hurricane Ida, Saturday, August 28, 2021. Forecasters warned residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast to rush preparations Saturday ahead of an intensifying Hurricane Ida, which is expected to bring winds as high as 130 mph (209 kph), life-threatening storm surge and flooding rain when it slams ashore in Louisiana on…

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Want to help Hurricane Ida victims? Here are six ways

Want to help Hurricane Ida victims? Here are six ways

Here are some organizations you can support to help those impacted by the hurricane. SAN ANTONIO — In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, people in other areas are wondering what they can do to help those impacted. We’ve rounded up a list of several organizations looking for help. The United Cajun Navy provides holiday meals, toys, medical supplies, generators and much more at no cost to those who need them. You can learn more here…

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Want to help Hurricane Ida victims? Here's six ways

Want to help Hurricane Ida victims? Here's six ways

Here are some organizations you can support to help those impacted by the hurricane. SAN ANTONIO — In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, people in other areas are wondering what they can do to help those impacted. We’ve rounded up a list of several organizations looking for help. The United Cajun Navy provides holiday meals, toys, medical supplies, generators and much more at no cost to those who need them. You can learn more here…

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Want to help Hurricane Ida victims?

Want to help Hurricane Ida victims?

Here are some organizations you can support to help those impacted by the hurricane. SAN ANTONIO — In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, people in other areas are wondering what they can do to help those impacted. We’ve rounded up a list of several organizations looking for help. The United Cajun Navy provides holiday meals, toys, medical supplies, generators and much more at no cost to those who need them. You can learn more here…

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Local organizations take in animals amidst Hurricane Ida

Local organizations take in animals amidst Hurricane Ida

The San Antonio Humane Society has taken in more than 15 animals, meanwhile the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is offering free horse boarding. SAN ANTONIO — As Hurricane Ida continues to make its way inland, residents are being asked to evacuate but several organizations are making sure no one gets left behind, especially animals. A chorus of barking can be heard outside Canine Pavilion Kennel D at the San Antonio Humane Society, as…

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New Orleans braces for Hurricane Ida as Category 4 storm makes landfall

New Orleans braces for Hurricane Ida as Category 4 storm makes landfall

NEW ORLEANS — It’s the eerie quiet before the storm. Practically the only sound in the French Quarter in New Orleans is the wind blowing.  You can definitely feel it’s picked up since this morning.  Many people are on edge as Hurricane Ida approaches on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  That’s because there is still plenty of PTSD from Katrina. Everyone is holding their breath to see if the new and improved levees hold this…

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Heavy rain prompts flood advisory for the San Antonio area

Heavy rain prompts flood advisory for the San Antonio area

Showers and thunderstorms in the San Antonio area on Monday means that drivers’ commute may be impacted, especially if there is flooding. The National Weather Service is sending frequent updates on its social media pages as showers and thunderstorms make their way through San Antonio, the Hill Country, and surrounding areas. As of 7:30 a.m., heavy rain, accompanied by wind gusts up to 50 mph, was headed into western Bexar County and portions of San…

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Non-profit group organizing clean-up for home damaged by flooding on Leon Creek

Non-profit group organizing clean-up for home damaged by flooding on Leon Creek

A local non-profit is now cleaning up a home that was flooded out—and they are looking for volunteers to help. SAN ANTONIO — The Leon Creek area is bouncing back from flash flooding earlier this month. A local non-profit is now cleaning up a home that was flooded out—and they are looking for volunteers to help. The flooding caused several families to be evacuated when the rains came down. We are currently assisting a family…

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On the road: No escaping fallout from climate change and severe weather

On the road: No escaping fallout from climate change and severe weather

Editor’s note: This is San Antonio Report Editor Robert Rivard’s final summer travelogue. His regular column resumes Sunday. Rainfall in Taos and northern New Mexico, locals say, is the best in at least five years. Afternoon thunderstorms, some intense and prolonged, were a daily experience during our week of fly fishing, river rafting, hiking, and cultural exploration. Yet even on the clearest of days, the curtain of haze that enveloped the Sangre de Cristo mountains…

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NASA warns of a 'moon wobble' coming soon. Dramatic flooding could follow.

NASA warns of a 'moon wobble' coming soon. Dramatic flooding could follow.

1of3 In this Aug. 29, 2017, photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods from floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. The estimated $125 billion in losses made Harvey the second-costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, according to Gov. Greg Abbott’s report on the storm’s impact. Associated Press file photoShow MoreShow Less 2of3 Drone footage from Kelsey Meyers shows flooding on Buffalo Bayou in Houston on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Kelsey MeyersShow…

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Months of storms lead to flooding, above-average rainfall for 2021

Northwest Bexar County got the most rain this week, but southwest-side communities were hit hard by flooding SAN ANTONIO — The amount of rainfall we’ve seen over the past few months has been incredible, but it has  also caused a lot of problems.  Neighborhoods near Leon Creek by Highway 90 are known to be prone to flooding. On Friday the nearby frontage road was open to commuters because the rain hasn’t been heavy enough to…

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Photos show damaging flooding in Rockport-Fulton

Photos show damaging flooding in Rockport-Fulton

News // Weather Priscilla Aguirre July 8, 2021Updated: July 8, 2021 1:27 p.m. 1of11 Local Carolyn Matthews shared photos of the flooding she’s encountered in Rockport. She says it’s rained most Wednesday night and continues to into Thursday morning.  Carolyn MatthewsShow MoreShow Less 2of11 Local Carolyn Matthews shared photos of the flooding she’s encountered in Rockport. She says it’s rained most Wednesday night and continues to into Thursday morning.  Carolyn MatthewsShow MoreShow Less 3of11 4of11 Local…

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