San Antonio weather reports include tornado and flooding

A tornado touched down near San Antonio late Monday night, and now the area is gearing up for flash flooding

WRITTEN BY: Brittney Elkins
San Antonio weather reports warned about flooding Monday afternoon, but the area was cleaning up in the wake of a tornado Tuesday morning.
Image Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
San Antonio weather reports warned about flooding Monday afternoon, but the area was cleaning up in the wake of a tornado Tuesday morning.

San Antonio weather reports warned against flash flooding Monday, but this morning residents in the San Antonio area are cleaning up after a tornado touched down late Monday night.

The National Weather Service and San Antonio weather reports said that the tornado touched down 25 miles southwest of San Antonio on Monday evening, and parts of the city and surrounding areas were under a tornado warning.

The San Antonio weather reports have been full of bad news this week. Residents in the area have been bracing for flooding after the severe weather brought on heavy rainfall and hail, which is expected to continue for at least a few more days.

The tornado added to the San Antonio weather concerns. The weather pattern is slow-moving, and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected to bring a foot of rain in some areas by midweek.

There is a silver lining to the thunderstorms that have been adding to the severe San Antonio weather this week.

2011 was reported to be the year of Texas’ worst one-year drought ever. The company, which manages the region’s water supply said that the more water the area gets now, the better off they’ll be down the road.

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