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…Strong to Severe Storms Possible Saturday Night…

Area of Concern:

Hill Country and along and east of the I-35 corridor.

Threats & Impacts:

Winds: Damaging straight-line winds in excess of 60 mph possible.

Hail: Hail 1-2″ in diameter possible.

Rainfall: 1/4 to 1 inch with pockets up to 2 inches

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Timing and Overview:

An upper level system and associated surface cold front will bring a chance of storms to portions of South Central Texas Saturday night. A few isolated storms could be possible near and east of I-35 as early as Saturday afternoon. However the best chance of storms will come between 7 PM and 11 PM across the Hill Country and I-35 corridor and 10 PM to 2 AM east of I-35. Some storms will be capable of producing hail and damaging straight-line winds. The Storm Prediction Center has placed portions of the area in a Slight to Enhanced risk for severe storms

In addition, frequent cloud to ground lightning will be possible. Due to the progressive nature of this storm system the threat for widespread heavy rainfall is minimal.

Confidence:

Moderate

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

Sincerely,
Jason Runyen
NWS Austin / San Antonio

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