Residents from San Antonio to Austin, Texas, woke to severe storms capable of producing tornadoes on Friday morning.
A possible tornado was reported in Floresville, Texas, outside of San Antionio on Friday morning. The local high school sustained damage and classes were canceled.
In Hays County, Texas, located near Austin, local emergency management confirmed damage to a wood-frame house, indicative of a tornado at 6:44 a.m. CDT.
Flying debris injured one person in Willacy, Texas, near Brownsville. Emergency management reported that windows were blown out of several cars. A roof of a mobile home was also torn off, according to the NWS report.
In addition to the potential tornadic activity, another round of flooding rain invaded the region. Hays County residents in the Wimberly area near Cypress Creek were told to evacuate Friday morning, and multiple roadways were closed due to flooding from San Antonio to Austin.
The threat for flooding will persist into the weekend as heavy rain is expected to fall across Eastern Texas.