Storm System Moves East..Warming Up
Here are some selected rain totals from the past 48 hours (Ending Saturday at 3:30pm):
4.75" Lake Austin at Cortana Shores
4.67" Mansfield Dam
4.69" Colorado River at Austin
4.54" Lady Bird Lake
4.32" Onion Creek at 183
3.28" Lago Vista
Check Rain Totals along the Colorado River Basin right here:
Choose Rainfall Past 48 Hours and View Rainfall Data, then you can zoom around to check totals so far: http://hydromet.lcra.org/full.aspx
Memorial Day Weekend Forecast:
Our system is moving out of our area. However, another wave of energy is moving up from northern Mexico. This could bring more rain and heavy rain across Central Texas tonight and tomorrow.
Tonight: Clouds with patchy fog likely after midnight. 30% chance for showers and some heavy rain spots. Low: 71
Sunday: Morning clouds and fog, partly cloudy afternoon with a 20% chance showers. High:89
Memorial Day Monday: Morning clouds and fog, mostly sunny afternoon. High: 92
Have a great weekend! -Allison
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The quickest way to ease the drought? Moisture from a tropical system. NOAA released its 2013 Hurricane Season Forecast and is predicting an above normal season, and possibly a "very active" season ahead. Hurricane Season starts June 1st. The busiest months are expected to be August, September and October. The above normal forecast is based on (1) an enhanced West African Monsoon, (2) Warmer than average waters in the Atlantic, and (3) no El Nino.
Named Storms: Average: 12 Forecast: 13-20
Hurricanes: Average: 6 Forecast: 7-11
Major Hurricanes: Average: 3 Forecast: 3-6
Meteorologist Allison Miller
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