Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for areas north of Highway 90

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By Mike Osterhage - KSAT Weather Authority Meteorologist, Justin Horne - Weather Authority Meteorologist/Reporter

UPDATE: (7 a.m.): A new Severe Thunderstorm WATCH is in effect until 1 p.m. for areas north of Highway 90.  This watch does not include Bexar County.  A watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.

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UPDATE (6:45 a.m.): A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Bandera, Kerr, Kendall, and Gillespie Counties until 7:30 a.m., KSAT 12 meteorologist Justin Horne said. 

The storm, which is located near Medina, is moving NE at 30 mph. It may contain wind gusts up to 60 mph and quarter size hail. Those in Medina, Kerrville, Comfort, Boerne, and Fredericksburg may be in the path of the storm.

Meantime, non-severe storms are approaching western areas of San Antonio, Horne said. With these storms, expect heavy rain and plenty of lightning. Small hail is also possible, within the heaviest part of the storm, Horne said.

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UPDATE (5:40 a.m.): A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 6:30 a.m. for Bandera, Kerr, and Real counties. One inch diameter hail has been detected, KSAT 12 meteorologist Mike Osterhage said.

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(Original Story)

Showers are prevalent overnight and storms are developing in the Hill Country, KSAT 12 meteorologist Mike Osterhage said.

There is a slight risk for severe storms today, with the greatest threat to the north. Heavy downpours are possible, also mainly to the north.

A scattering of storms has a chance Thursday through Mother's Day on Sunday as well.

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