February 2021 winter storm prompts some San Antonio residents to better prepare for severe weather
The San Antonio community won’t soon forget the winter storm in February 2021 that shut down the area for days. Still, it helped many become better prepared for severe weather after days of uncertainty.
Power outages for San Antonio’s North Side improve, last rounds of freezing rain expected in the Hill Country through the overnight
Photos sent in via KSAT Connect show that freezing rain accumulation overnight resulted in tree limbs coming down, and subsequently powerlines falling across northern parts of San Antonio and Bexar County Wednesday morning. Remember that downed powerlines are dangerous and should be avoided. Those who live generally north of Loop 410 managed to find this ice accumulation overnight Tuesday and early Wednesday morning.
Having your home inspected every 2-3 years can be very beneficial, experts say
Having a comprehensive check-up of your home during the cooler months can be very beneficial. in fact, this may even be a good time to have a formal home inspection. Although many of us only have our house inspected when we purchase it, it’s a great habit to have an inspection every 2-3 years. Mother Nature isn’t the only one creating potential hazards during the winter months. “Studies have shown that the winter months run the highest risk for electrical fires in the homes.
After snow overnight, San Antonio will see a frigid Monday
SAN ANTONIO – Snow is blanketing San Antonio. Here’s what you need to know:Winter WonderlandSunday night into Monday, San Antonio and the surrounding area saw 3-6 inches of snowfall -- the most the area has seen since 1985. If you have snow pictures, please feel free to drop them in the “pins” section of the KSAT Weather Authority App. AdMorning flights at the San Antonio International Airport have been canceled due to the inclement weather. The city of San Antonio and WellMed have both decided to reschedule vaccination appointments on Monday.
More than 30 dogs euthanized at ACS due to influx of animals
SAN ANTONIO – Cold weather has left San Antonio’s Animal Care Services with a sudden influx of animals, forcing them to euthanize more than 30 dogs this week. The shelter euthanized 23 dogs Tuesday and 11 dogs Wednesday due to lack of space, public relations and outreach manager Lisa Norwood said. The dogs that were euthanized were not rescued, adopted or placed in a foster home. Norwood said every day, ACS sends rescue partners a list of animals in need of adoption. An ACS partner, San Antonio Pets Alive!, waived adoption fees Wednesday because it reached maximum capacity.