Area of Concern: All of South Central Texas.
Threats & Impacts:
Rainfall: Event totals of 1 to 3 inches, with isolated amounts of 5-6 inches possible.
(Moderate to high confidence)
Hail: Up to 1 inch in diameter.
Winds: Marginally severe winds up to 60 mph.
Tornadoes: Minimal, but not a zero threat.
Timing and Overview:
A line of strong and marginally severe storms will move through South Central Texas throughout the day today. Storms are expected to reach the I-35 corridor from the west by around the noontime hour and be capable of producing 1-2″ per hour rainfall rates. The slow progression of this line could result in some areas experiencing localized flash flooding. 1-3 inches of rainfall is expected for most areas, but isolated amounts of 5-6 are possible.
Additional Information Resources:
· NWS Austin / San Antonio Webpage: http://www.weather.gov/sanantonio
· Storm Prediction Center: http://www.spc.noaa.gov/
· Online Severe Weather Reporting: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/StormReport/SubmitReport.php?site=EWX
NWS Austin / San Antonio
Rest Of Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the morning. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Tonight: Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible before midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 60. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night: Clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Monday Through Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 80s.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.
Have a great weekend!
Texas Thunder Radio