Saturday brings another chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms to the Brazos Valley. During the afternoon hours, scattered areas of rain and storms could develop in the daytime heat (30%). A line of rain and thunderstorms will be possible between sunset and midnight -- moving in from the north & west. If these storms can reach the area, they could pose a localized flooding & damaging wind threat.
SAN ANTONIO — A 50-year-old man was killed in stormy weather at Lost Maples State Natural Area when he took shelter under a tree that was struck by lightning, officials said.
Officials identified the victim as William Clardy of San Antonio.
Clardy and his two teenage sons took shelter under a cedar tree Tuesday afternoon when a storm blew through the park, located about 65 miles northwest of San Antonio, said Bandera County Constable Don Walters.
After the lightning strike, the older boy went for help, but a responding park ranger and medic could not revive Clardy, said Rod Chalmers, a Texas Parks and Wildlife game warden.
Walters said the boys suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Both were taken to University Hospital.
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