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.
WATCH: KSAT meteorologists’ video chat as first freeze moved through San Antonio, Texas, on Dec. 22
Your KSAT Weather Authority meteorologists will be livestreaming starting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday as the arctic cold front moves through — ready to answer all your questions and get you prepared for South Central Texas’ first widespread freeze.
HEADS UP: A STRONG cold front is moving through San Antonio Friday
It’s been a topsy-turvy week of weather across South Central Texas! More changes are on the way as a strong cold front is moving through the area Friday morning. Behind this front, there will be a widespread, late-season freeze by Saturday morning.
H-E-B stores remove limits on bread, milk, meat items following winter storm crisis
H-E-B partner confirmed positive for COVID-19, store officials saySAN ANTONIO – All H-E-B stores have returned to normal operating hours and product purchasing limits have been reduced following the dangerous wintry conditions that spread across the region just weeks ago. Items such as bakery bread, tortillas, milk, and all meat items are no longer being limited for customers, according to the grocery chain’s website. Listed below are H-E-B’s current product purchasing limits:Food items (all H-E-B stores, does not apply to Joe V’s Smart Shop stores in Houston)Water Gallons – Limit 2Water multipack – Limit 2Baby Water Gallons – Limit 2Baby Water multipack – Limit 2Ice – Limit 2Food items (only for H-E-B stores in the Border area)Eggs (smaller than 30 count) – Limit 2Eggs (count 30 or larger) – Limit 1Non-food items (all H-E-B stores)Paper towels – Limit 2 (does not apply to Joe V’s Smart Shop stores in Houston)Propane Tanks – Limit 2Aerosol disinfectant sprays – 2 items(Isopropyl) Alcohol swabs – 2 itemsFirst Aid and Cleaning Gloves – 2 itemsTrial & Travel Size Disinfectant Wipes/Sprays – Limit 2Charcoal – Limit 2Real-time updates to store hours and operations can be found on H-E-B Newsroom at heb.com/newsroom. This article will be continuously updated. Check back for the latest information.
KSAT readers share images of sleet and snow during Central, South Texas freeze
KSAT viewers sent in great images of icy conditions and snow to our KSAT Connect page throughout the weekend and overnight into Monday morning as temperatures plunged. AdWidespread winter weather moved in late Sunday and will continue through very early Monday morning. A mix of rain, freezing rain, sleet, and snow swept across the KSAT viewing area while temperatures fell into the low 20s and teens. Watch a live feed from our crews out in the field and get updates from KSAT Meteorologist Kaiti Blake & KSAT Meteorologist Adam Caskey as they track tonight's winter weather. You can get the very latest forecast anytime by bookmarking our weather page and downloading the KSAT Weather Authority App - available for both Apple and Android devices.
H-E-B closing many stores Monday due to wintry weather in San Antonio, surrounding areas
SAN ANTONIO – This story will no longer be updated. H-E-B will keep some of its San Antonio and Hill Country stores closed Monday because of icy road conditions. With temperatures expected to stay below freezing until Tuesday afternoon, H-E-B has adjusted store hours across the state of Texas. Some customers reported long lines at checkouts and curbside at some San Antonio stores ahead of the winter storm. You can get the very latest forecast and check out the interactive radar anytime by bookmarking our weather page and downloading the KSAT Weather Authority App - available for both Apple and Android devices.
These San Antonio-area businesses have announced closures, delays due to inclement weather
SAN ANTONIO – With the last round of wintry weather dropping snow and ice in San Antonio on Thursday, the following businesses have announced closures and delays. All elective surgeries and procedures at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio are canceled on Thursday. All inpatient areas and the Emergency Room at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio still remain open, along with The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Emergency Center – Westover Hills. Stores in the San Antonio area will operate from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Click here to see the full list of closures. San Antonio Botanical Garden - The San Antonio Botanical Garden will be closed to the public on Friday.
Pipe-bursting cold! How to protect your pipes during the South Texas freeze
Your KSAT Weather Authority is expecting two rounds of wintry weather for the San Antonio area from Saturday into Monday. RELATED: San Antonio area in for two rounds of winter weather this weekendThese cold temperatures can especially pose a threat to water pipes, both indoors and outdoors. Seal up openings where cold air can reach unprotected water pipes, like faucets. Stay InformedAs always, Your Weather Authority team will keep you updated. You can get the very latest forecast anytime by bookmarking our weather page and downloading the KSAT Weather Authority App - available for both Apple and Android devices.
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.
Freezing drizzle Friday morning, More wintry weather expected by Sunday night
Saturday - Cloudy and cold weather will continue into the weekend. A light, wintry mix of rain and freezing rain will be possible, especially by the afternoon hours. Saturday - Cloudy and cold weather will continue into the weekend. A light, wintry mix of rain and freezing rain will be possible, especially by the afternoon hours. By Sunday night, scattered wintry precipitation is expected to arrive in South Texas.
Showers, storms to develop Wednesday morning before cold front in afternoon
SAN ANTONIO – It’s spring this morning as it is very warm and humid with some fog, but January will return starting later today. A cold front is heading in our direction and as it gets closer, showers and a few storms will develop this morning and early afternoon, KSAT12 Meteorologist Mike Osterhage said. The cold front will move through the Hill Country around lunch time, and then into San Antonio around 2 p.m. or so, Osterhage said. As always, stick with KSAT 12 News, your Weather Authority for the latest weather updates. WATCH the latest forecast from your KSAT Weather Authority Team:Check out the latest satellite imaging tracking storms in the San Antonio area here:Continued Weather CoverageStick with KSAT 12 News, your Weather Authority for the latest weather updates.
Cold, damp in San Antonio to end 2020
The NYE forecast for the San Antonio areaSAN ANTONIO – On this last day of 2020, the weather forecast is a bit busy! WATCH: Meteorologist Sarah Spivey shows snowfall near RockspringsHealthy Rainfall LikelyThis December, we’ve only seen 0.05″ of rainfall and drought is intensifying around San Antonio. Wintry Mix PossibilityThrough Thursday evening, some wintry precipitation will be possible well northwest of San Antonio. Any precipitation in the San Antonio area is expected to remain a cold rain. Chances of snow are higher well west of San Antonio on Thursday (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)
Cold and damp conditions for San Antonio on Tuesday
SAN ANTONIO – Here are the main takeaways as you plan out your activities this week:TUESDAY: It’ll be a chilly, grey day as skies stay cloudy. An approaching upper level low will bring chances of off & on light rain and will keep the cloud cover around. Temperatures Wednesday morning will be in the upper 40s and low 50s thanks to cloudy skies and some light rain around. Even though there will be scattered light rain Tuesday and Wednesday, rainfall amounts don’t look too impressive. This year's Halloween forecast looks to be clear of tricks and full of treats (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)
Wind gusts, cooler temperatures on Friday
Temperatures are pleasant, but will stay cooler today… upper 60s east and low 70s west. We’ll start in the mid 50s tomorrow, then make it to the mid 70s with some sunshine. We’ll hit the upper 80s, then stay in the mid 80s next week, Osterhage said. As always, stick with KSAT 12 News, your Weather Authority for the latest weather updates. WATCH the latest forecast from your KSAT Weather Authority Team:Check out the latest satellite imaging tracking storms in the San Antonio area here:Continued Weather CoverageStick with KSAT 12 News, your Weather Authority for the latest weather updates.
Get ready for a cool change! Cold front blasts into San Antonio on Thursday night
SAN ANTONIO – After a toasty October weekend with record-breaking temperatures near 100 degrees, we deserve a break from the heat. Thankfully, a cold front is on its way to the Alamo City! What you need to know:A cold front on Thursday will make it feel more like fall, but only for a couple of days (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) Warm temperatures and humid conditions will persist through Thursday afternoonHowever, a cold front will move through by Thursday eveningA strong north wind will settle in behind the front Thursday afternoon and eveningIn fact, winds could gust up to 35-40 mph through Thursday nightNorth winds will gust up to 40 mph Thursday evening & night behind a cold front (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) Be sure to allow notifications for updates, including livestreams from KSAT meteorologists.
Fall feelin' arrives to San Antonio this week
While the weather this weekend probably reminded you more of summer than of fall, some relief is just around the corner! Here’s what you need to know about an approaching cold front:The front is scheduled to arrive before dawn Monday , bringing a gusty northern wind and ushering in cooler, drier airTemperatures are expected to drop into the 60s early Monday morning, before rebounding to the 70s in the afternoonIt will also be very windy on Monday, with north winds gusting up to 40-45 mph across parts of South TexasSkies should gradually clear late Monday, and temperatures will fall into the low-50s around San Antonio by Tuesday morningIt will be even cooler in the Hill Country, where temps will dip into the 40s early TuesdayNo significant rain is expected with this frontIt will be very windy on Monday, with some gusts near 40 mph possible (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) Latest Video ForecastStay InformedTrack the big weather changes on Monday by downloading the KSAT Weather Authority app for Apple or Android. Be sure to allow notifications for updates, including livestreams from KSAT meteorologists. 7 Day Forecast
First cool front of the season will approach San Antonio this week
It appears we’ve survived yet another brutal South Texas summer. Fall doesn’t officially arrive until September 22nd, but long stretches of triple-digit heat look to be in our rear-view mirror. Here’s an overview of what to expect for the rest of this week. A cold front will slide into the Hill Country and Edwards Plateau on WednesdayThe biggest question is: will the front clear San Antonio? Stay InformedYou can follow along with Your Weather Authority as we continue to monitor the progress of the cold front and its effects on our weather by downloading the KSAT Weather Authority app for Apple or Android.
Cool front to drop temps, bring rain by the weekend
After several warm and muggy days, we’re in for a bit of a cool down by the end of the week. Scattered rain and a few thunderstorms will be around throughout the day Friday and much of Saturday. Up to a half-inch of rainfall will be possible for the majority of the KSAT 12 viewing area. San Antonio's Planning Forecast (KSAT 12)Keep checking KSAT.com and the updated KSAT Weather App for the latest forecast. For now, check out the latest forecast video below:
It’s cold and windy! There’s a little mist as well, so roads Wednesday morning may be slippery
It will be cold tomorrow morning, and then sunny and warmer, Osterhage said. Tuesday will be unseasonably warm before a late night cold front arrives. (KSAT 12)Tuesday night, the cold front will arrive around sunset, switching winds around to the north at 15-25 mph. As temperatures fall into the 30s and 40s overnight, cold, light rain is possible. Overnight Tuesday and early Wednesday morning, cold, light rain is possible as temperatures dip into the 30s and 40s.
Wind chill values in the teens & 20s this morning, some icy roads in Hill Country
SAN ANTONIO – Areas of light freezing rain and sleet, mixing with rain, are moving through the Hill Country and parts of Bexar County early Tuesday morning. The activity is light and is moving southeast. Precipitation should wind down in San Antonio by sunrise, but there still could be a few slick spots. Precipitation is moving southeast (KSAT 12)Wind chill values are sitting in the teens and 20s, as winds remain gusty this morning. Tuesday Morning Update (KSAT 12)