The Weather

High yesterday was 99°   The low this morning was 73°           .03'' of rain at Lampasas Airport         Burnet had .17''  Llano registered .22''    Best area rain was at Tow.33''

  • Today: A 30% chance of rain this afternoon, otherwise partly sunny and not so hot with a high near 93° but with heat index values to 97°. Calm to easterly breeze will be 5-10 mph.
  • Tonight: A 30% chance of rain before 8pm, then partly cloudy with a low of 75° and light E-SE wind 5-10 mph.
  • Wednesday: A 30% chance of rain, mainly after 8pm, otherwise sunny with a high near 94° and S-SW wind 5mph. 
  • Rest of the week: Chances of rain appear to be with us through Thursday, with daytime mid 90s highs and mid 70s evenings. The weekend appears to have daytime sun and evening clouds.

The Blotter

  • Lampasas Police reported a very busy day on Monday with 13 animal complaints and several motorist assists and escorts. There were no accidents but there were three arrests.
  • At 3:14am Monday a 63 yr old Kyle, TX man was arrested in a traffic stop in the 200 block of S. Key. He was charged with driving with an invalid license and no insurance.
  • At 11:37pm last night another traffic stop was made at the intersection of 183N and Hwy 281N. A 27 yr old female and a 29 yr old male were both charged with possession of under a gram of a PG1 controlled substance and under 2 oz of marijuana. 
  • Lampasas Sheriff’s Dept. blotter shows the arrest of a 41 yr old Cove man for driving with an invalid license.
  • Copperas Cove PD reports that on Sunday, at approximately 8:25pm, a gunshot victim was discovered by a Cove Police Officer in the 400 block of W. Washington Avenue. The victim was later transported to Metroplex Hospital with non life threatening injuries.
  • Copperas Cove Police are in the early stages of an investigation into the matter.

The Burn Ban continues in hot, dry Lampasas County but it looks fairly good for a possible shower or two this week.

We note that Coryell County Commissioners also instituted a burn ban in that County as of Monday afternoon.