Severe thunderstorm warning in effect
Wilson County NewsApril 14, 2014, 11:28am 4,727 views | 1 comment
The National Weather Service in Austin San Antonio has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for north central Dewitt County, southwestern Gonzales County, southeastern Guadalupe County, extreme northeastern Karnes County, and northern Wilson County 1145 a.m. At 10:41 a.m. NWS meteorologists detected a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. This storm was located near Sutherland Springs or near Floresville and moving east at 35 mph. Another severe thunderstorm was located near Leesville. Some locations in the warning include Stockdale, Pandora, Nixon, Smiley, and U.S. Highway 87.
This is a dangerous storm. If you are in its path, prepare immediately for damaging winds, destructive hail, and deadly cloud-to-ground lightning. People outside should move to a shelter, preferably inside a strong building but away from windows. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 5 p.m. Monday afternoon for South Central Texas, target area: Dewitt, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, andWilson counties.