NWS Warns of Severe Weather Threat Late Saturday into Sunday


SAN ANGELO, Texas  — As the sun sets over west central Texas, residents of the San Angelo area are urged to remain vigilant as severe thunderstorms threaten the region tonight, raising concerns about potential flooding and other hazards.

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of west central Texas, highlighting the looming threat of severe weather throughout the night.

According to the outlook issued for today and tonight, thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon and persist into Sunday morning. Some of these storms have the potential to escalate into strong to severe conditions, with large to very large hail and damaging winds posing significant threats. Additionally, forecasters caution that one or two tornadoes cannot be ruled out.

Of particular concern is the risk of excessive rainfall leading to flash flooding, particularly in eastern counties of the Concho Valley. Residents are advised to stay informed about changing weather conditions and to take appropriate precautions to ensure their safety.

Looking ahead, the outlook for the coming days indicates a potential for snow mixing in with rain Sunday night in the northern Big Country. While no significant accumulation or impacts are expected at this time, residents are encouraged to stay tuned to local weather updates for any changes in the forecast.

As the region braces for the onset of severe weather, authorities are urging residents to remain vigilant, stay informed, and take proactive measures to protect themselves and their property from the potential dangers posed by flooding and thunderstorms.

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