Weather Alert

Tornado watch issued for Greater San Antonio area

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for the area until 9 p.m.

The watch includes Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Atascosa and Wilson counties as well as areas to the East and North East.

Scattered wind gusts up to 70 mph and lime-sized hail are possible with this storm.

A flash flood watch is also in effect for Bexar County and many surrounding counties until 1 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service says the affected areas could see an additional three to seven inches of rainfall or more through that time.

A watch means conditions are favorable for a storm to produce tornado or flash floods but there is no imminent threat. A warning means to stay home and seek shelter.

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