The Weather

The High yesterday 47°        The Low this morning 45°    Rainfall at Lampasas Airport Tuesday 2.82in.                        Rainfall up to 7am this morning .08in.                                     Rainfall just over halfway thru October 8.55in.

Temperatures so far this month range from 42° to 89°

The Colorado River at Bend seemed to have peaked at about 23ft and 39, 287cfs at 2pm Tuesday, but by late last night another big rise began and has taken the river to 25.89ft and 51,739cfs as of 7:30 this morning. That overnight rise seems to have been floodwater coming from far upstream as the rain system that hit our area moved northward to the river’s headwaters.

Today:  A 70% chance of rain this morning and the north wind will continue at around 10 mph. The high temperature should increase to around 51° this afternoon.  

Tonight: A 50% chance of rain overnight with a low of 49° and N-NE wind 10 mph.

Thursday: An 80% chance of rain with a high of 56° as the cold front is moving away slowly. The NE wind is down to 5-10 mph.

Overnight the rain chance drops to 40% and the temperature drops to 51° overnight.

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The rest of the week: Rain chances are 70% on Friday, making Friday Night Football a big question around the state. But, the high temperature will hopefully get up to near 60° and the rain chances drop to 20% overnight. On Saturday rain chances could be back up to 40% for the day, but it will be much warmer, possibly getting to 67°.

Sunday, hurrah! The rain chances disappear out of our forecast and we should get into the mid-60s again.