Highland Lakes receives an inch or more of needed precipitation
October 14, 2012, 8:00 am by Phil Schoch
Welcome rains brought some relief to the Highland Lakes early Sunday, leaving an inch or more in many locations.
Tow in northern Llano County recorded 1.61 inches while Bertram in eastern Burnet County tallied 1.73 inches, according to the Lower Colorado River Authority, while Marble Falls recorded a little over an inch. An unofficial gauge in Horseshoe Bay recorded 1.6 inches.
Sunday’s high was expected to get to about 82 degrees with a slight chance of more thunderstorms. Sunday night’s low was forecast to be about 57 degrees with winds out of the north at 5 to 10 mph. There is a 10 percent chance of rain on Monday, weather forecasters noted.
The Lower Colorado River Authority recorded these 24-hour rainfall totals ending at 8 a.m. Sunday:
Bertram – 1.73
Burnet - .96
Flat Rock Creek at Marble Falls – 1.16
Backbone Creek at Marble Falls – 1.00
Buchanan Dam – 1.14
Round Mountain - .90
Pedernales River at Johnson City - .37
Spicewood - .81
Cherokee – 1.23
Tow – 1.61
Lake LBJ at 1431 bridge – 1.15
Llano River at Llano - 1.29
Lake LBJ at 2900 bridge – 1.19
Sandy Creek near Kingsland 1.47
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