SAN ANTONIO -

Showers and storms that rolled through San Antonio early Thursday have given way to strong wind gusts and what could be record cold temperatures for the rest the week.

Showers and lightning moved through San Antonio around 1 a.m. Thursday and left some areas with between 1 and 2 inches of rain.

A majority of the storms had moved to the southeast of San Antonio by 6 a.m.

A cold front from the northwest was expected to blow through the area during the day Thursday with strong wind gusts.

As of 6 a.m. Thursday, 30 to 35 mph winds had been reported in parts of South Central Texas.

The National Weather Service predicted winds could reach 45 mph by the end of the day.

A wind advisory has been issued for South Central Texas until midnight Thursday night.

Temperatures are expected to fall into the mid 50s during the day Thursday and could drop into the low 40s by the evening.

Record or near-record low temperatures are expected Friday morning, May 3, and Saturday morning, May 4. Record lows for the month of May could be broken or approached.

The current low-temperature records for San Antonio on May 3 and May 4 are 47 in 2011 and 44 in 1954.

Viewer video: Lightning show over Loop 1604

Viewer video: Lightning strike

Images: Lightning strikes, cold weather across SA

Published On: May 02 2013 04:52:29 AM CDT   Updated On: May 02 2013 10:59:03 AM CDT

Check out some amazing images taken by KSAT viewers of Thursday morning's lightning show -- and subsequent cold weather -- across San Antonio.

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Picture emailed to KSAT by Martin Olivares.