(June 30, 2010)--As Hurricane Alex makes landfall Wednesday, more moisture will push onshore and move into South Central Texas. Scattered showers and thunderstorms were predicted through Wednesday ahead of Alex. Because no major impact is anticipated in the San Antonio area, UTSA will be open and operating as usual.
Three to four inches of rain are possible for South Central Texas with the potential for locally heavy rain and some isolated flash flooding of streets and small creeks. Some areas of South Texas could receive six inches or more over the next several days.
Breezy conditions of 15-30 miles per hour may occur south of a line from Del Rio to San Antonio to Cuero. The strongest winds of 20-30 miles per hour likely were predicted to occur Wednesday night with some slightly higher gusts. The storm was predicted to make landfall early Thursday and the threat of heavy rainfall could continue through Friday.
Any weather updates will be posted on UTSA Today.
For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.
Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.
Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.
All campuses will be closed for the Labor Day holiday.
Cheer on the UTSA Roadrunners at their home-opener against the Kansas State Wildcats.
Alamodome, 100 Montana St.
As part of National Recovery Month, a panel of substance abuse practitioners and members of the recovery community will discuss issues related to substance abuse treatment and recovery.
Durango Building 1.124 (DB 1.124), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Education and Human Development will host award-winning children’s author and illustrator Yuyi Morales. Morales will share personal stories that have influenced her work as an author and illustrator.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus
Love of theater, history leads Lee grad to pursue anthropology degree
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