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Cyclists make their way through the water on Sunday, May 25 at Padre Park.
Dominic Anthony Walsh | Texas Public Radio

Memorial Day weekend was filled with thunderstorms in Bexar County. The National Weather Service confirmed about 2.5 inches of rainfall on Sunday night — and a tornado with up to 100 mph winds touched down on the western and northwestern part of the county.

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Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live updates on the Rio Grande Valley.

Robert Wagstaff of San Antonio died of COVID-19 April  10. He was 30 years old.
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Robert Wagstaff died of COVID-19 April 10, before he could finish his accounting degree at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. He was 30 years old.

Family and friends remember him for his gentle spirit and dedication.

NWS Confirms Tornado Touched Down Sunday In San Antonio

May 25, 2020
National Weather Service

This post was updated on Monday, May 25, at 5:30 p.m.

A line of severe thunderstorms pushed across South Central Texas Sunday night, spawning high winds, flash flooding and hail. Now, the National Weather Service is able to confirm a tornado touched down at some point in the night.

San Antonio mayor Ron Nirenberg banned gatherings of more than 50 people, but the order doesn’t apply to restaurants and bars.
Dominic Anthony | Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live updates on the Rio Grande Valley.

Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

The Texas Workforce Commission released unemployment data for the state on Friday showing Bexar County and the City of San Antonio saw unemployment rates of about 13.7% for the month of April.

Dominic Anthony | Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live updates on the Rio Grande Valley.

An active shooter at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi has been "neutralized" after one security force member was injured Thursday, May 21, 2020. The incident prompted the base and nearby Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to go on lockdown.
ANNIE RICE | CALLER-TIMES

UPDATE: FBI officials previously said they were searching for a potential second person of interest involved in the Naval Air Station shooting. On May 26, FBI Houston officials confirmed that is no longer the case.

The coronavirus pandemic has been a somber reminder of how quickly and unexpectedly life can be lost. The heartache from loss can be coupled with stress as relatives are left to face end-of-life planning.

Stephanie Townsend Allala, an elder law attorney, tells us what kind of conversations we need to have with our loved ones before our inevitable exit.

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