NWS Austin/San Anton

NWS Austin/San Anton


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640PM Radar Update: Showers and Storms continue in the southeastern counties across the Coastal Plains and our advertised cold front can be seen advancing southward. The front is now through downtown Austin and much of the Hill Country.

Some isolated pockets of dense fog have popped up around the NW side of San Antonio into Boerne, as well as down I-35 toward Cotulla.

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Patchy dense fog remains possible over the next few hours, especially for portions of the Hill Country to the Rio Grande Plains. Morning commuters are urged to use caution by slowing down, leaving extra space and using the low beams. #txwx 

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With the winter weather coming, we have postponed the NOAA Weather Radio weekly test. It probably will not be done until Friday.

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With a winter mix of precip in the forecast tomorrow we invite you to check out the mPING app! You can report what type of winter weather precip is occurring at your location via mPing, which also helps us better diagnose areas of icing. To download visit

2PM wind chill & heat index values across the U.S. (courtesy ). The cold front is working south and will arrive into South Central TX this evening. By Thur morning wind chill values will be in the teens and 20s, feeling 50-60 deg colder than it does now!

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A couple of strong storms will be possible mainly in eastern Fayette County through 530 pm.

The leading edge of the cold front has made it to Burnet and Llano County. A gradual drop in temperatures into the lower 30s is expected by morning behind the frontal boundary.

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The NWS and @disastersafety  surveyed a giant hailstone that fell in Hondo, TX on April 28th, measuring 6.4" in diameter! The measurement will be presented to a State Climate Extreme Committee, who will be tasked to verify and determine what, if any, records were broken.

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This cannot be overstated today: PLEASE, DO NOT TRAVEL in the Hill Country and Northern I-35 corridor. Conditions will continue to deteriorate as elevated roadways ice over first followed by other roads.

We have received several requests for a week long total snow map. Here is our unofficial map based on preliminary reports for the period of February 14th through February 18th. This definitely was a week that will live in the history books.

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7:31p - Cannot stress this enough based on reports there is a tornado on the ground to the SE of D’Hanis near or along HWY 90. IF YOU ARE ON HWY 90 find a sturdy structure to shelter in. IF YOU ARE IN HONDO. SEEK SHELTER NOW.

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Tropical Storm#Nicholas  is nearly a hurricane, with the pressure down to 988 mb and winds sustained at 70 mph. The storm is expected to make landfall near Matagorda Bay later this evening. Impacts in South-Central Texas are expected to be limited to mainly heavy rainfall. #txwx 

A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Texas until 4 AM CDT

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Heads up for the latter part of the week. Much colder temperatures will combine with moisture on Thursday and Thursday night to result in the possibility of a wintry mix. It is too early to determine if and exactly where any accumulation may occur. #txwx 

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930pm: TORNADO WARNING for the NE suburbs do SA including New Braunfels and Seguin. SEEK SHELTER NOW IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM

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