Same pipe burst, same home development; several residents impacted during winter storm crisis
SAN ANTONIO – Residents living in the Highland Homes Development in San Antonio are holding the development accountable after several experienced the same pipe burst in the same location of their homes during the winter crisis. KSAT received emails and complaints from several Highland Homes residents in the Belterra neighborhood, Valencia Hills and Johnson Ranch. Statement by Highland Homes regarding winter storm-related home damage:“Last week’s winter storm and record freezing temperatures caused millions of Texans to be without power and/or water for prolonged periods. These unprecedented conditions combined with extended utility outages caused weather-related damages to many homes, and we understand how distressing this can be for our community, our homeowners, and our Highland Homes family. AdIn the last 30 years, Highland Homes has built more than 5,000 homes across San Antonio and the surrounding areas.
‘Have a happy Thanksgiving,’: Couple says to man who allegedly destroyed their home with his truck
San Antonio – A couple is wishing the best for the man responsible for destroying their home with his pickup truck Saturday morning. “We came back from the clinic and our neighbor was calling me out for some reason,” Fonseca said. You need to get here now!’”The man ran off, leaving his truck behind and the home the couple just inherited from Fonseca’s father in ruins. “Have a happy Thanksgiving,” Fonseca said. God will take care of everything.”RELATED: Search underway for man that drove truck into neighbor’s Southwest Side home, police say
Cibolo police sergeant loses everything in house fire, encourages others to value family
SAN ANTONIO – A Cibolo police sergeant who lost everything to a house fire Sunday is hoping his story encourages others to appreciate how valuable their family is. We have an outpouring from loved ones, family, extended family, my blue line family. “You go through life and you just don’t know,” Soto said. “Ask yourself, what your priorities are in life,” Soto said. I value these boys and they value me.
NWS: Tornado touched down near La Vernia on Sunday
After a survey, The National Weather Service in New Braunfels has determined that damage in Wilson County was the result of a tornado. According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down along Highway 87 around 5:10 Sunday morning, 2 miles northwest of Sutherland Springs. Damage patterns revealed the tornado to be a weak EF0, with winds up to 70 mph. Wilson County tornado trackThe tornado developed within an outer band of Hurricane Hanna. Two other confirmed tornadoes were reported after Hurricane Hanna made landfall on Saturday in South Texas.
Hail of a storm! 7 things to know if you were affected by hail
SAN ANTONIO – Hail rained down on parts of San Antonio, the Hill Country and South Texas over the last few stormy nights. Photos: Hail pelts San Antonio as severe storms pass through cityWhile the threat continues for more storms this week we may be having to call our insurance companies to access the damage. Work with your insurance company; call the Better Business Bureau or your local municipality for information on reputable contractors. Fraud can be prevalent following a hail storm. Insurance companies will send adjusters to inspect damage claims following hail storms.
Pictures, video show lightning and damage from storms in San Antonio, surrounding areas
Published: May 25, 2020, 6:09 am Updated: May 25, 2020, 1:27 pmSAN ANTONIO – Sunday night’s storms brought rain, lightning and strong winds to San Antonio and the surrounding areas. The storms caused some flooding and wind damage. Residents and homeowners are strongly encouraged to report damages to their insurance companies and work with them to identify reputable contractors if necessary.”Here are some KSAT12 viewer photos and video sent in to the weather team. Alin BoernePhoto Courtesy Johnny5 (KSAT)From Justin Horne in San Antonio (KSAT)From Justin HornePhoto Courtesy: Emily Marie (KSAT)Photo Courtesy: KAT (KSAT)Photo Courtesy: Kathleenz (KSAT)Courtesy, Rsteinle at the Wild Horse subdivision in San Antonio. (KSAT)Courtesy: Johnny 5 in San Antonio (KSAT)Courtesy, travisvb1 in San Antonio (KSAT)Courtesy, Francisco H, Wild Horse At Tausch Farms in San Antonio (KSAT)Courtesy, frankerazo13 in San Antonio (KSAT)Courtesy, Brother B in San Antonio (KSAT)
Hurricane Patricia spares Mexico from major damage
At its peak, Hurricane Patricia was the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Western hemisphere, but it weakened significantly after making landfall in Mexico. WBZ chief meteorologist Eric Fisher joins the "Evening News" to discuss the storm prediction business.cbsnews.com