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Storms bring flooding rains to San Antonio metro area – KSAT San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – This week will give us a full spectrum of weather, from fronts to tropical systems and heavy rainfall. We’ll be updating you frequently through our KSAT Weather app as the event unfolds. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Wednesday night, widespread thunderstorms brought heavy rain to the San Antonio metro area, with over 5+ inches of rain falling in spots. This lead to flash flooding, water rescues, and stalled vehicles from high water
Spots around the San Antonio metro area saw 4-6 inches of rain
  • Rain will slowly push east into early Thursday morning.
  • By the morning commute on Thursday, the heaviest rain will be shifting east of I-35 and away from San Antonio. However, there could be lingering issues and high water spots — especially near swollen creeks and rivers.
  • Rain will end from west to east on Thursday.
A few lingering showers and storms are possible in the morning hours, but it’ll clear Thursday (Copyright 2021 by KSAT – All rights reserved.)
  • A slow-moving cold front will finally surge through the entire area on Friday. Behind the front, expect gusty winds, cooler temperatures, and drier air.
  • The weekend looks beautiful. It will be a bit breezy on Saturday, however, it’ll be sunny and highs will only be in the 70s! Overnight lows could dip into the 40s in many spots.
The latest planning forecast for the San Antonio area (Copyright 2021 by KSAT – All rights reserved.)

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