This Day in Weather History: September 17th

Hurricane Gilbert helps to spawn numerous tornadoes around San Antonio

On this day in 1988, Hurricane Gilbert would spawn 40 tornadoes across Texas, 9 of which affected San Antonio.

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Justin Horne is a meteorologist and reporter for KSAT 12 News. When severe weather rolls through, Justin will hop in the KSAT 12 Storm Chaser to safely bring you the latest weather conditions from across South Texas. On top of delivering an accurate forecast, Justin often reports on one of his favorite topics: Texas history.