Not much rain, but we’ll take it
May 16, 2013, 9:00 pm by Alexandria Randolph
The Lower Colorado River Authority reported rainfall totals Wednesday as follows:
Mason, .26; Lampasas, .97; Tow, .70, Burnet, .87; Buchanan Dam, .22; Llano, .56; Llano River at Llano, .26; Kingsland, .18; Willow City, .56; Round Mountain, .67; Marble Falls, .86; Backbone Creek at Marble Falls, .56; Spicewood, .44; Johnson City, .79 and Blanco, .91.
The LCRA reported that Central Texas will see strengthening high pressure in the upper atmosphere will cause a dry and summer-like weather pattern through early next week. Friday and Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 91 degrees, and Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high of 90.
A weak cold front is forecast to come southward into the region on Tuesday, causing a slight chance for rain and thunderstorms, however rain amounts look to be low. Dry and warm weather will resume following the short front.
The combined storage of water in Lakes Buchanan and Travis reservoirs Thursday was 782,000 acre feet, 39 percent of capacity.
For the full story, see the weekend edition of The Highlander.
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