National Weather Service:  Risk for severe thunderstorms for San Antonio, Hill Country, northern  I-35 Corridor

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The risk for severe weather has increased for some parts of the region.

The National Weather Service has issued an update on the approaching storm system that is expected to bring showers and thunderstorms to the area Thursday afternoon and evening.

While areas to the south and west of San Antonio have a “marginal risk” of storms, to the northeast the chances of severe weather are enhanced.

Those areas include portions of the Hill Country, the I-35 corridor and the Coastal Plains.

Forecasters say the severe storms could include large hail and damaging winds along with the possibility of a tornado.

There is also the potential for heavy rain, which could lead to some isolated flooding.

Stay tuned 550 KTSA and FM 107.1 and check in with for updates on this storm system.

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