Strong storms move through SA area early Friday morning


SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: 2:40 a.m. -- Severe T-Storm Watch was canceled for San Antonio. Moderate to heavy rain continues across the area.

UPDATE: 1:40 a.m. -- The severe thunderstorm warning has expired for Bexar County, but a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 4 a.m.

UPDATE: 1:10 a.m. -- CPS reporting 105 current outages affecting 7,309 customers.

UPDATE: 12:55 a.m. -- Tree damage with winds over 70 mph reported in San Antonio.

UPDATE 12:50 a.m. -- Severe T-Storm Warning for Caldwell and Guadalupe until 2am. Storm moving east at 40 mph

UPDATE 12:10 a.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Bexar, Medina and Comal counties until 1:30 a.m.

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UPDATE 11:40 p.m. -- Severe storms continue to move toward San Antonio. Expect gusty winds, lightning, hail and heavy rain.

UPDATE 10:58 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Gillespie and Kerr counties until 11:45 p.m. Storms moving east at 55 mph.

Weather Outlook

A line of strong to severe storms is entering South Texas.

It's expected to arrive in San Antonio during the early morning hours of Friday. Some of these storms will bring heavy rain, frequent lightning, large hail and damaging winds.

Residents that live near a river or creek should monitor the water levels in case the water starts to rise rapidly.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 2 a.m. Friday for parts of South Texas and a Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 a.m. Friday.

Rainfall totals of 1-2 inches with isolated totals over 3 inches are possible.

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Delayed school start times:

  • Blanco ISD will start at 10 a.m. Friday
  • Comal ISD will start 2 hours later than normal Friday
    • Elementary campuses will start at 9:45 a.m.
    • Secondary campuses will start at 10:30 a.m.
    • Buses will pick up students at their scheduled stops two hours later than usual.
    • Morning Pre-K and PPCD classes will be cancelled; afternoon classes will meet at their regularly scheduled times.