Soggy and windy Black Friday in store for South Central Texas

Be sure to take the rain gear with you before stepping out the door

A soggy, cooler and windy day on tap for San Antonio

After a foggy and drizzly start to Thanksgiving Day with showers and a few thunderstorms, a widespread chance for rain arrives on Black Friday with on-and-off rain expected throughout the majority of the day.

Here’s what you need to know before heading out to snag any deals ahead of the weekend:

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  • Rainy ... meaningful rain ... helpful rain is expected to push across South Central Texas
  • Widespread rain varying in intensity throughout the day, with the highest coverage expected in the afternoon and evening hours
  • Up to 1″-2″ possible in some locations by Friday night
  • Windy: NE 10-20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph
  • Cooler with temperatures cooling into the mid 50s by the afternoon

We’ll need to watch for ponding on the sides of roadways along with a few minor flooding issues in poor drainage/low-lying areas and common trouble spots before the day is done.

Rain chances increase throughout the day Friday


  • A few lingering spotty showers possible first thing in the morning (mainly east of SA) before we clear things out completely
  • A healthy west breeze, gusting upwards of 25-30 mph at times
  • Clearing skies throughout the day, leading to more sunshine
  • Highs in the 60s


  • A pleasant day expected with chilly morning lows in the 40s followed by afternoon highs in the 70s
  • Sunny skies
  • Minimal breeze -- making for a great day to set up the outdoor Christmas decorations!
A rainy day is in the works Friday before the sunshine returns this weekend

About the Authors

Adam Caskey has been a meteorologist with KSAT's Weather Authority team since April 2014. He previously worked in North Dakota and Washington, D.C., where he earned the "Certified Broadcast Meteorologist" designation by the American Meteorological Association. A native Minnesotan, Adam loves to fish and enjoys the outdoors.

Meteorologist Mia Montgomery joined the KSAT Weather Authority Team in September 2022. As a Floresville native, Mia grew up in the San Antonio area and always knew that she wanted to return home. She previously worked as a meteorologist at KBTX in Bryan-College Station and is a fourth-generation Aggie.

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