The National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center have issued a severe thunderstorm watch for South-Central Texas until 5 PM today. Eagle Pass, Crystal City, Cotulla, Beeville, Victoria, Kenedy, Pearsall, Hondo, Uvalde, San Antonio, and Cuero are a a few towns included. The strongest storms through the afternoon hours may produce large hail up to the size of tennis-balls, localized wind gusts up to 70 MPH, and heavy rainfall. An isolated tornado is not out of the question. Storms located between Uvalde and Hondo should generally move to the east/southeast and possibly become a small cluster of severe storms as they move into a relatively unstable airmass.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 253 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1010 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of South Central Texas * Effective this Saturday morning and afternoon from 1010 AM until 500 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter possible Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Strong/severe storms currently west of San Antonio are expected to develop eastward and southeastward along an outflow boundary into a very warm and moist air mass. The stronger storms will be capable of producing large hail and damaging wind gusts. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles either side of a line from 90 miles west northwest of Cotulla TX to 20 miles east northeast of Victoria TX. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).