‘Like starting from the bottom again’: San Antonians from Puerto Rico look for ways to help after Fiona slams island
The impact of Hurricane Fiona, which has devastated the Caribbean and left millions without water or power, is being felt here at home, with many San Antonians from Puerto Rico searching for any updates and ways to help loved ones.
Showers and storms this morning, then a beautiful day
SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE ( 4 a.m.): We will have a few leftover showers this morning, but the severe threat is over, KSAT Meteorologist Mike Osterhage said. Osterhage said there were some strong and severe storms early this morning in the Hill Country, with high winds and hail. There will be plenty of sunshine today, with low humidity, and highs in the upper 70s. ----------Click HERE for more from KSAT’s meteorologist, the latest forecast, warnings and watches and interactive radarAdDownload the KSAT 12 Weather app on your smartphone for the latest weather updates. Stick with KSAT 12 News, your Weather Authority for the latest weather updates.
Gov. Abbott places resources on standby ahead of potential severe weather
Greg Abbott placed numerous resources on standby in anticipation of potentially severe weather expected to impact the state throughout Saturday evening, according to the Office of the Governor. Officials said the storms are expected to bring moderate to heavy rainfall and potential flash flooding to south and southeast Texas. Officials said to visit FEMA’s Flood Map Service Center for information hereSign up for your community’s warning system. Officials said the Emergency Alert System and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather Radio also provide emergency alerts. Officials said to remember, “Turn Around Don’t Drown.”Click here for more flood safety tips.
When it comes to storms and protecting your home, err on the side of caution: We’ll tell you how
But regardless where you’re located or what types of weather your region regularly experiences, it’s always best to remain vigilant. When it comes to hurricanes and big storms, there’s always so much talk about how to prepare the insides of our homes. Therefore, it’s always better to err on the side of caution, he added. “There’s nothing wrong with being too careful.”So, the next time a big storm’s coming to town, walk around the exterior of your house, your property or your yard. You could even turn this into a project, moving just a few belongings a day, leading up to the storm.
Got hail? Here's the science behind how hail forms
Here's the science behind how hail formsPublished: June 10, 2020, 2:49 pmHail can be a big problem around San Antonio and can cause serious damage. But have you ever wondered how thunderstorms produce hail? Meteorologist Sarah Spivey takes a moment to explain.
Thursday’s Severe Weather Threat has passed
Published: May 28, 2020, 11:17 am Updated: May 28, 2020, 7:55 pmSAN ANTONIO – After one of the busier stretches of severe weather in recent memory, we’ll see a less-active weather pattern settle in Friday and this weekend. Here are the details:Severe storms that developed Thursday afternoon in the Hill Country have moved out of San Antonio and the KSAT viewing areaA few lingering showers will be possible through about sunsetOtherwise, skies will be mostly cloudy overnight and through early Friday morningFriday afternoon will be warm and sunny, but not too humidThere won’t be a chance of rain until early next weekThe latest video update from Your Weather Authority:Want to share what you’re seeing with KSAT12’s meteorologists? Submit photos and videos here, and your submission may get featured on KSAT.com or on air. ‘Looks like snow:’ Twitter users share videos of hail storm in San Antonio and KerrvilleHail of a storm! 7 things to know if you were affected by hail
Photos: Hail pelts San Antonio as severe storms pass through city
Published: May 27, 2020, 9:35 pm Updated: May 28, 2020, 9:02 amLarge hail taken by viewer ErikSAN ANTONIO – KSAT viewers around San Antonio sent hail photos as severe storms passed through on Wednesday night. The hail was as big as golf balls or eggs, the photos showed. The storm passed from north to south throughout the night, bringing hail and lightning with it. ‘Looks like snow:’ Twitter users share videos of hail storm in San Antonio and KerrvilleSubmit your weather photos here. The latest on severe weather:MAP: Current power outages in Bexar CountyChance for severe storms Wednesday eveningFollow storms in the area with the KSAT Storm Chaser
Chance for severe storms Wednesday evening
Published: May 27, 2020, 6:15 pm Updated: May 27, 2020, 10:07 pmSAN ANTONIO – Parts of Central and South Texas, including Bexar County, are under a severe thunderstorm watch Wednesday until midnight. Parts of northwestern Bexar County, west central Comal County and Kendall County are also under severe thunderstorm warnings, according to the National Weather Service. It lasts until 10:00 p.m. The threat diminishes for places south or west of Bexar County. Download the KSAT Weather Authority app for Apple or Android and allow notifications for updates, including livestreams from KSAT meteorologists.
Severe storm threat ends, a windy and sunny Easter ahead
SAN ANTONIO – After an active overnight system brought grapefruit sized hail to Del Rio and Brackettville, the severe weather threat has ended for areas around San AntonioAlthough there is a TORNADO WATCH in effect until 8AM for areas north of HWY 90, there are no storms on the radar in the KSAT 12 viewing areaThe severe weather threat is over for San Antonio and surrounding areasBy dawn, skies will start to clear