Don't Panic: TxDOT Says San Antonians Shouldn't Rush to Gas Pumps Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry

Don't Panic: TxDOT Says San Antonians Shouldn't Rush to Gas Pumps Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry

Flickr / United Soybean Board If you were driving in San Antonio Thursday and saw signs advising you to fill up your gas tank, please know that the message wasn’t for you. We’re serious. Do. Not. Cause. Long-ass. Lines. At. The. Gas. Pumps. Here’s the sitch: the Texas Department of Transportation, better known as TxDOT, posted the message “Storm forming in the gulf, be prepared, fill your gas tanks” on electronic signs throughout the Lone…

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The next 'Sharknado'?: New horror flick set in Florida features flesh-eating alligators and hurricanes

The next 'Sharknado'?: New horror flick set in Florida features flesh-eating alligators and hurricanes

Bring on the Florida stereotypes. From the director of the ‘Hills Have Eyes’ comes a new horror movie called ‘Crawl’ set in Florida that features a scary weather situation where a father and daughter must fight for their lives. During a hurricane, as the waters start rising around their home, two people will have to navigate through treacherous waters filled with flesh-eating alligators to make it to safety. “When a massive hurricane hits her Florida…

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New horror flick set in Florida to feature hurricane conditions, flesh-eating gators

New horror flick set in Florida to feature hurricane conditions, flesh-eating gators

Bring on the Florida stereotypes. From the director of the ‘Hills Have Eyes’ comes a new horror movie called ‘Crawl’ set in Florida that features a scary weather situation where a father and daughter must fight for their lives. During a Hurricane as the waters start rising around their home, two people will have to navigate through treacherous waters filled with flesh-eating alligators to make it to safety. “When a massive hurricane hits her Florida…

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Tornado in NE Portland uproots trees, bends power pole, causes other damage

Tornado in NE Portland uproots trees, bends power pole, causes other damage

PORTLAND, Ore. — The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado formed and touched down in Portland on Monday night. The NWS said it was an EF0 with wind speeds estimated at 80 mph. Many viewers sent KGW photos and videos of what they believed to be a funnel cloud. But the NWS has said that cloud which formed around 5:24 p.m. was indeed a tornado, with a track length of about a mile, which…

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Tornado in NE Portland uproots trees, bends power pole, causes other damage, NWS says

Tornado in NE Portland uproots trees, bends power pole, causes other damage, NWS says

PORTLAND, Ore. — The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado formed and touched down in Portland on Monday night. The NWS said it was an EF0 with wind speeds estimated at 80 mph. Many viewers sent KGW photos and videos of what they believed to be a funnel cloud. But the NWS has said that cloud which formed around 5:24 p.m. was indeed a tornado, with a track length of about a mile, which…

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Photos show severity of flooding in Rio Grande Valley

Photos show severity of flooding in Rio Grande Valley

A photo of flooding in Raymondville, Texas after storms hit the area Monday night. A photo of flooding in Raymondville, Texas after storms hit the area Monday night. Photo: Sumbitted: Rose Ramirez Photo: Sumbitted: Rose Ramirez Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 A photo of flooding in Raymondville, Texas after storms hit the area Monday night. A photo of flooding in Raymondville, Texas after storms hit the area Monday night….

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Afternoon Storms Bring Flash Flooding, Knock Out Power To San Antonio

Afternoon Storms Bring Flash Flooding, Knock Out Power To San Antonio

Central Bexar County is under a flash flood warning as thunderstorms dump heavy rains on San Antonio, according to the National Weather Service. Storms that hit Monday afternoon also caused power outages stretching from the North Side to the Northwest Side. Approximately 22,000 people were without power as of shortly before 4 p.m., according to CPS Energy’s outage map. “Our crews will work until everyone affected has their power restored,” said Rudy Garza, senior vice president of…

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East side neighbors frustrated with flooding issues

East side neighbors frustrated with flooding issues

SAN ANTONIO — Neighbors in Eastwood Village say they have a flooding problem. The community says issues with flooding are an ongoing concern because every time it rains, from a major downpour to a fast-moving storm, the streets in their neighborhood flood, and massive amounts of debris clog the drains. Neighbors are then forced to clean up the trash and debris left behind when the water recedes. Ruben Guerrero is a past president of the…

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Molina hits home run in role with Hurricanes girls track

Molina hits home run in role with Hurricanes girls track

By Mike Considine, Correspondent Published 12:00 am CDT, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Brandon Molina hadn’t coached girls in several years, but he had no reservations when he was suddenly tabbed as Sam Houston’s interim girls track coach shortly before the season. Molina was about to start his second season as the Hurricanes’ baseball coach when the candidate to replace longtime girls track coach Michael Davis, who retired after the 2017 season, resigned in mid-January. SAISD athletic…

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Thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, tornadoes to hit San Antonio Sunday night

Thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, tornadoes to hit San Antonio Sunday night

By Valeria Olivares, Staff Writer Updated 4:10 pm CDT, Sunday, June 16, 2019 Photo: Courtesy National Weather Service Photo: Courtesy National Weather Service Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Photo: Courtesy National Weather Service Thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, tornadoes to hit San Antonio Sunday night Back to Gallery Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to roll into San Antonio later tonight, according to a National Weather Service forecast. The…

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No, That Wasn't a Tornado That Touched Down in San Antonio, the Weather Service Reports

No, That Wasn't a Tornado That Touched Down in San Antonio, the Weather Service Reports

click to enlarge Twitter / @MaxMasseyTV A cleanup crew removes debris from a roadway following Thursday’s thunderstorm. Parts of San Antonio may look like a tornado whipped through Thursday evening, but the National Weather Service attributed the damage to straight line winds. “Based on radar data, we don’t suspect that there was any tornadic activity with the storms that rolled through San Antonio Thursday, just very intense straight line winds in excess of 50 miles…

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More than 53,000 Without Power As Hail Storms Pummel San Antonio

More than 53,000 Without Power As Hail Storms Pummel San Antonio

Updated 11 mins ago More than 53,000 CPS Energy customers are without power as of 7 p.m. after severe thunderstorms and hail ripped through central San Antonio. As rush hour traffic-clogged roads, thunderstorms with lightning and sometimes quarter-sized hail moved across the city roughly from northwest to southeast. The storms uprooted trees, knocked down limbs and affected power lines across the city. The storm most severely affected power in the 78212 and 78201 ZIP codes…

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Congolese Migrants Move Back to Travis Park Church After Hail Storm

Congolese Migrants Move Back to Travis Park Church After Hail Storm

Updated 1 min ago This story has been updated. More than 100 migrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola will spend Thursday night at Travis Park Church after a brief storm blew a transformer and knocked out electrical power at the Frank Garrett Community Center. The community center should have power restored by tomorrow morning and Congolese migrants can return there for temporary shelter, said Jessica Dovalina, assistant director of the City’s Department of Human…

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Marbach Road to Marbach River: Can anything be done about the serious flooding?

Marbach Road to Marbach River: Can anything be done about the serious flooding?

Things may have been busy at the Healthy You Nutrition and Fitness center on Wednesday but if you drove by Tuesday afternoon, that wasn’t the case. “It didn’t have to rain for such a long time for us to start noticing cars building especially on Marbach,” Healthy You business owner Sandra Barboza said. Quick and heavy rain left cars struggling just around the corner of Sandra Barboza’s shop on Tuesday afternoon forcing her to cancel…

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Storms could bring golf ball-sized hail, damaging wind Thursday afternoon

Storms could bring golf ball-sized hail, damaging wind Thursday afternoon

Updated 7:20 pm CDT, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Severe storms could hit the region during rush hour Thursday, bringing large hail and damaging wind in the afternoon and early evening, according to the National Weather Service. “People might want to check on the weather before they head out to their commute so they don’t drive through a hail storm,” NWS meteorologist Brett Williams said. Severe storms are forecast to roll into South Central Texas from 2-7…

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Storms bring hail, damaging winds to San Antonio area

Storms bring hail, damaging winds to San Antonio area

By Jacob Beltran and Valeria Olivares Updated 9:43 pm CDT, Thursday, June 6, 2019 The intersection of Browdway and Burr is impassible as drainage grates a re blocked with fallen debris as arainstorm downs trees, kills power supply and clogs the roadways with high water Thursday afternoon in San antonio on June 6, 2019. less The intersection of Browdway and Burr is impassible as drainage grates a re blocked with fallen debris as arainstorm downs trees,…

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'Marbach river': Videos show flooding on Far West Side

'Marbach river': Videos show flooding on Far West Side

SAN ANTONIO – Heavy rain on Tuesday caused flooding throughout the city. Jasmin Benavides was on the city’s Far West Side when she began recording the rising water.  In one video Benavides shared with KSAT, a white car is seen partially submerged in water on Marbach Road. Water levels reach halfway up the height of the tires on the white vehicle.Nearby, a maroon car is seen driving through the flooding with its tires fully submerged in…

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Flash flood watch issued in San Antonio as storms pass through Bexar County

Flash flood watch issued in San Antonio as storms pass through Bexar County

A flash flood watch is in effect until 6:30 p.m. on June 4, 2019, according to the National Weather Service. A flash flood watch is in effect until 6:30 p.m. on June 4, 2019, according to the National Weather Service. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 A flash flood watch is in effect until 6:30 p.m. on June 4, 2019, according to…

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Saturday marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season

Saturday marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season

SAN ANTONIO – The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season kicked off Saturday, and will last through Nov. 30. For six months out of the year, meteorologists and oceanographers watch the Atlantic Basin for tropical storm development. This year, forecasters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Colorado State University predict a slightly below average season with only a 40% chance of a typical year. In a typical year, 12 storms will reach wind speeds of 39 mph…

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Photos show the worst floods to hit the San Antonio area throughout the years

Photos show the worst floods to hit the San Antonio area throughout the years

By Madalyn Mendoza, mySanAntonio.com Updated 12:17 pm CDT, Monday, May 27, 2019 August 2017 San Antonio Fire Department personnel rescue a man trapped on top of his submerged vehicle at a low water crossing on Pinn Road  Aug. 7 after rains caused localized flooding in the area. August 2017 San Antonio Fire Department personnel rescue a man trapped on top of his submerged vehicle at a low water crossing on Pinn Road  Aug. 7 after rains…

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'Major icon,' historic area of Big Bend National Park destroyed by wildfire, officials say

'Major icon,' historic area of Big Bend National Park destroyed by wildfire, officials say

A wildfire caused “extensive damage” Wednesday to the Castolon Historic Area of Big Bend National Park, according to officials. A wildfire caused “extensive damage” Wednesday to the Castolon Historic Area of Big Bend National Park, according to officials. Photo: Big Bend National Park Photo: Big Bend National Park Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 A wildfire caused “extensive damage” Wednesday to the Castolon Historic Area of Big Bend National Park,…

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4 years ago today, 'tidal wave of water' hit Wimberley, causing catastrophic flooding

4 years ago today, 'tidal wave of water' hit Wimberley, causing catastrophic flooding

SAN ANTONIO – Thursday marks four years since heavy rain that triggered record flooding began to fall in the Texas Hill Country. The towns of Wimberley and San Marcos were ravaged by what was called a “tidal wave” along the Blanco and San Marcos rivers. Thirteen fatalities were reported across the affected area, and the aftermath of the storm was devastating for both communities. Large piles of debris and trees littered both towns and water flooded parts…

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NWS: Bexar Co. under flash flood watch until Saturday; region 'primed' for 'major problems'

NWS: Bexar Co. under flash flood watch until Saturday; region 'primed' for 'major problems'

Forecasters predict the county could receive between 2 and 4 inches of rain through Saturday. According to the weather service, the region is “primed” for flash flooding due to recent heavy rainfall. Forecasters predict the county could receive between 2 and 4 inches of rain through Saturday. According to the weather service, the region is “primed” for flash flooding due to recent heavy rainfall. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of…

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Wet week ahead, strong storms, localized flooding possible

Wet week ahead, strong storms, localized flooding possible

SAN ANTONIO – After a rain-free weekend, showers and thunderstorms will be returning to South Texas this week.  Our weather pattern will, once again, be very unsettled over the next week or so. This will lead to rounds of rain throughout the upcoming school and workweek.  LIVE DOPPLER RADAR While it won’t be raining all day, every day, periods of thunderstorm activity will be possible each day through next weekend. Some of this thunderstorm activity…

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Comal River remains closed after severe weather

Comal River remains closed after severe weather

The Comal River remains closed today as a result of yesterday’s severe weather.  Heavy rain caused an increased flow of water and filled the river with branches, tree limbs, and other natural debris.  Fortunately, the level of high water is quickly dropping due to no further rain. The river is expected to reopen as usual tomorrow morning. 

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Photos show damage of reported tornado in Central Texas town

Photos show damage of reported tornado in Central Texas town

Tornadoes were reported in Fayette County on May 3, 2019. The National Weather Service will send a survey team to confirm whether tornadoes touched down in the area. Tornadoes were reported in Fayette County on May 3, 2019. The National Weather Service will send a survey team to confirm whether tornadoes touched down in the area. Photo: Fayette County EMS Photo: Fayette County EMS Image 1 of / 19 Caption Close Image 1 of 19…

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

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

A satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a large storm swirling over Texas on April 24, 2019. A satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a large storm swirling over Texas on April 24, 2019. Photo: NOAA Photo: NOAA Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 A satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a large storm swirling…

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NWS: Severe storms could bring flooding, chance of hail to Hill Country

NWS: Severe storms could bring flooding, chance of hail to Hill Country

Severe storms are expected in San Antonio on April 24, 2019. Hail is a possibility along with the severe rainfall. Severe storms are expected in San Antonio on April 24, 2019. Hail is a possibility along with the severe rainfall. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 Severe storms are expected in San Antonio on April 24, 2019. Hail is a possibility along…

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Severe Weather Alert for Bexar County

Severe Weather Alert for Bexar County

Severe Weather Alert Bexar County will have crews on standby throughout the night of Wednesday 4/17 and morning of Thursday 4/18 for possible severe weather. Residents should take necessary action and secure any loose objects such as lawn furniture, garbage cans, other outdoor items. If possible, remove any overhanging branches or roofing material before the storm arrives. Bexar County has taken the necessary steps to ensure the public safety of our roadways.  Stay Informed &…

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Timing for Wednesday's severe weather threat in San Antonio

Timing for Wednesday's severe weather threat in San Antonio

An upper-level area of low pressure will move through the state on Wednesday allowing for another round of numerous showers and thunderstorms, some of which will be strong to severe.  Large hail, possibly as large as 2 inches in diameter, looks to be the primary threat. Severe storms producing damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will also be possible late Wednesday through the early morning hours of Thursday.  Heavy downpours could also trigger minor street and…

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What to do after a hail storm, and a tip on how to prepare for one

What to do after a hail storm, and a tip on how to prepare for one

SAN ANTONIO — Thousands of San Antonians are still recovering from Saturday morning’s hail storm that left houses and vehicles battered. And with another severe weather threat looming for Wednesday evening, many residents are thinking about how to save themselves from the frustrations.  Thankfully, there are some innovative ideas you may not have thought of before to save your property from being peppered with dents.  KENS 5 News Director Jack Acosta loves his pickup truck,…

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NWS: Tornadoes, 'very large' hail, 60+ mph winds possible Wednesday

NWS: Tornadoes, 'very large' hail, 60+ mph winds possible Wednesday

Tornadoes, “very large” hail and severe wind is possible Wednesday in South Central Texas, according to the National Weather Service. Tornadoes, “very large” hail and severe wind is possible Wednesday in South Central Texas, according to the National Weather Service. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 18 Caption Close Image 1 of 18 Tornadoes, “very large” hail and severe wind is possible Wednesday in South Central Texas, according to…

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Hail storms bring thousands in damages – and schemes – to San Antonio

Hail storms bring thousands in damages – and schemes – to San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — In ten short minutes, Phillip Hinojosa racked up thousands of dollars in damages. “I was like ‘holy moly!’” he said. “You could hear the hail hitting the side of the house. It just showed up and BAM – and left.” Hinojosa is one of the many property owners hit hard with hail Saturday morning. If he’s not careful, his repair bills could become even more costly. “I’ve received no less than eight…

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#ALTOgether: How to help Alto residents following devastating tornadoes

#ALTOgether: How to help Alto residents following devastating tornadoes

ALTO, Texas — The small town of Alto in Cherokee County is beginning the cleanup process after tornadoes devastated the area on Saturday. Residents are currently in need of: Gatorade Sodas Chips (individual bags) Sanitizer wipes Hand sanitizer Water Toilet paper Paper towels  Storage totes Toothpaste  Toothbrushes  Deodorant  Soap Shampoo  Baby diapers  Wipes Baby bottles Hair brushes Dish soap Work gloves If you have access to chainsaws or tractors and are able to assist with…

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LIST: How to help Alto residents following devastating tornadoes

LIST: How to help Alto residents following devastating tornadoes

ALTO, Texas — The small town of Alto in Cherokee County is beginning the cleanup process after tornadoes devastated the area on Saturday. Residents are currently in need of: Gatorade Sodas Chips (individual bags) Sanitizer wipes Hand sanitizer Water Toilet paper Paper towels  Storage totes Toothpaste  Toothbrushes  Deodorant  Soap Shampoo  Baby diapers  Wipes Baby bottles Hair brushes Dish soap Work gloves If you have access to chainsaws or tractors and are able to assist with…

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SA roofing contractor receiving uptick in calls following hail storm

SA roofing contractor receiving uptick in calls following hail storm

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Large hail and strong winds caused damage across Texas Saturday morning, with hail the size of golf balls and baseball raining down on parts of Bexar County. According to State Farm, hundreds of claims were reported in San Antonio and surrounding counties.  Anthony Ortiz, project manager for Compass Restorations, said their local company is trying to keep up with calls for free roof inspections. “So far, I have inspected nine homes…

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PICS, VIDEOS: Large, golf-ball sized hail slams San Antonio area

PICS, VIDEOS: Large, golf-ball sized hail slams San Antonio area

Fast-moving storms brought heavy hail and lightning to parts of the San Antonio area early Saturday morning. Here’s a look at some video and photos of the hail stones that were sent to KSAT by viewers.  This is what a #hail storm sounds like from inside your house! pic.twitter.com/I3887udvEy — Tim Morrow 🐾 (@MananaZoo) April 13, 2019 Reminder to have and practice your emergency action plan for your family. #tornadowarning #hail pic.twitter.com/OndSLuElJX — Tim Morrow 🐾 (@MananaZoo)…

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Saturday storms produced a tornado that tore through an East Texas town

Saturday storms produced a tornado that tore through an East Texas town

By Alison Medley and Jasper Scherer Updated 3:49 pm CDT, Saturday, April 13, 2019 Drone photos capture the wreckage after a tornado touched down in Franklin, Texas on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Drone photos capture the wreckage after a tornado touched down in Franklin, Texas on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Photo: Scott Engle Photo: Scott Engle Image 1 of / 30 Caption Close Image 1 of 30 Drone photos capture the wreckage after a tornado touched…

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NWS issues tornado warning for Northwest Bexar County as storm system moves into San Antonio

NWS issues tornado warning for Northwest Bexar County as storm system moves into San Antonio

Click through for a look at when the National Weather Service expects the storm system to hit the San Antonio area. A look at radar simulation for Saturday morning at 3:00 a.m.Note: This is only one model and locations that see storms could vary. less Click through for a look at when the National Weather Service expects the storm system to hit the San Antonio area. A look at radar simulation for Saturday morning at…

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Hail reported just north of New Braunfels, more storms expected overnight

Hail reported just north of New Braunfels, more storms expected overnight

SAN ANTONIO — About a 30-minute drive outside of San Antonio, hail larger than a quarter in size was coming down, a signal of the type of weather making its way through the region Saturday night.  KENS 5 Assistant News Director James Keith captured the hail coming down just north of New Braunfels. Not far to the northeast, a severe thunderstorm warning has been put into effect until 10 p.m.; the affected area includes San…

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Hail reported just north of New Braunfels, more storms expecting overnight

Hail reported just north of New Braunfels, more storms expecting overnight

SAN ANTONIO — About a 30-minute drive outside of San Antonio, hail larger than a quarter in size was coming down, a signal of the type of weather making its way through the region Saturday night.  KENS 5 Assistant News Director James Keith captured the hail coming down just north of New Braunfels. Not far to the northeast, a severe thunderstorm warning has been put into effect until 10 p.m.; the affected area includes San…

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NWS: Flash flood watch in effect for portions of the I-35 corridor through Sunday

NWS: Flash flood watch in effect for portions of the I-35 corridor through Sunday

Strong to severe thunderstorms possible for San Antonio area this weekend By Madalyn Mendoza, mySanAntonio.com Updated 5:29 pm CDT, Saturday, April 6, 2019 A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for portions of the Interstate 35 Corridor and Eastern Hill Country through Sunday afternoon. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for portions of the Interstate 35 Corridor and Eastern Hill Country through Sunday afternoon. Photo: Courtesy National Weather Service Photo: Courtesy National Weather Service Image…

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City of San Antonio Opens Pop-Up Immigration Center to Aid Asylum Seekers Flooding Bus Station

City of San Antonio Opens Pop-Up Immigration Center to Aid Asylum Seekers Flooding Bus Station

click to enlarge Shutterstock The City of San Antonio has for the first time opened a pop-up immigration resource center to respond to the surge of asylum seekers arriving from Central America, Texas Public Radio reports. The center is located in a storefront across from the downtown Greyhound Bus station, the arrival point for hundreds of families recently bused into the city by U.S. immigration authorities. Around 76,000 immigrants were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border…

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FIRST ALERT: Tornado Watch in western counties; SA could see severe weather by daybreak

FIRST ALERT: Tornado Watch in western counties; SA could see severe weather by daybreak

San Antonio and south Texas are lined up for possible severe storm activity early Wednesday morning. KENS 5 meteorologist Jeremy Baker says you can expect a squall line of storms to roll through western counties from 3 to 6 a.m., central counties (including Bexar County) around 6 to 9 a.m., then tapering off in the eastern counties before noon. CURRENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALERTS: A Tornado Watch is in effect for Edwards, Kinney, Real and…

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NWS: Tornadoes, hail, 60+ mph winds possible as storm cell marches across Texas

NWS: Tornadoes, hail, 60+ mph winds possible as storm cell marches across Texas

A massive storm cell predicted to roll eastward across Texas tonight could produce tornadoes, hail and winds up to 70 mph, according to meteorologists with the National Weather Service. A massive storm cell predicted to roll eastward across Texas tonight could produce tornadoes, hail and winds up to 70 mph, according to meteorologists with the National Weather Service. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1…

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S.A. man's parents survive tornado with only home left standing

S.A. man's parents survive tornado with only home left standing

SAN ANTONIO — Last Sunday, a EF-4 tornado ripped through the small town of Beauregard. It’s located 60 miles east of Montgomery. Roughly 10,000 people live in the town. San Antonian Christopher Long said his parents, Richard and Sondra Widger, have lived in that community for 22 years. He said out of the 23 people killed, some of them were his parents’ neighbors. Beaureguard Community Christopher Long “It’s really devastating. Even to not live here…

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Cinderella season ends for Hurricanes

Cinderella season ends for Hurricanes

By Mike Considine, Correspondent Published 12:00 am CST, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Sam Houston lived on a knife’s edge in its first two playoff games, but couldn’t continue its balancing act in the third. The Hurricanes (24-13) defeated District 28-5A champion Harlan (24-9) by four points in overtime and state-ranked Austin Crockett (32-6) by a basket to reach the Region IV quarterfinals Feb. 19 at Paul Taylor Field House. That’s where Veterans Memorial (29-6), No. 7…

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2 years ago this week the San Antonio area saw a record number of tornadoes

2 years ago this week the San Antonio area saw a record number of tornadoes

By S. M. Chavey, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News Updated 6:20 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Two years ago Tuesday, South Central Texas witnessed nine tornadoes from San Antonio to Thrall, the most ever in the area in February, according to the National Weather Service. Click through the slideshow to see photos from the days that followed.  less Photo: Caleb Downs Photo: Caleb Downs Image 1 of / 144 Caption Close Image 1 of 144…

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