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 Stream overlay
 Watersheds
Streamflow:
View flow data in the City of Austin. Streamflow is presented in cubic feet per second.
Stage:
View stage data in the City of Austin.
Rainfall - most recent
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past hour
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - since midnight
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past 24 hours
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past 30 minutes
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past 2 hours
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past 3 hours
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past 6 hours
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past 12 hours
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past 2 days
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past week
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
Rainfall - past 2 weeks
8+ in
2.5 in
0.5 in
8 in
2 in
0.25 in
6 in
1.5 in
0.1 in
5 in
1 in
0.01 in
4 in
.75 in
None
3 in
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The City of Austin system uses gauges to supply real-time information concerning Stream Stage and recent rainfall amounts. Use this drop down list to select the data you want to display on the map.
Current radar:

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Stream overlay:

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County boundaries:

Toggle this checkbox to add and remove counties from the map. County boundaries are available for the entire state of Texas.
Watershed overlay:

Toggle this checkbox to add and remove watersheds from the map. Watersheds are available for the Colorado River basin and are more detailed in and around the City of Austin.
Drought overlay:

Toggle this checkbox to add and remove current drought information from the map. Drought information provided by the National Drought Mitigation Center.

Current Drought Data
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