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 County boundaries
 Current radar
 Drought Monitor
 Stream overlay
 Watersheds
Streamflow (cubic feet per second):
  Bank full stage:   
  Flood stage:
River stage:
  Bank full stage:   
  Flood stage:
Surface water temperature (°F):
100+  
60s   
20s
90s  
50s   
10s
80s  
40s   
0-9
70s  
30s  
Below 0
Current temperature (°F):
100+  
60s   
20s
90s  
50s   
10s
80s  
40s   
0-9
70s  
30s  
Below 0
Minimum temperature since midnight (°F):
100+  
60s   
20s
90s  
50s   
10s
80s  
40s   
0-9
70s  
30s  
Below 0
Maximum temperature since midnight (°F):
100+  
60s   
20s
90s  
50s   
10s
80s  
40s   
0-9
70s  
30s  
Below 0
Lake levels:
  Official dam site    
  Lake site    
Relative humidity
100%
60-69%
20-29%
90-99%
50-59%
10-19%
80-89%
40-49%
0-9%
70-79%
30-39%
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
Useful Links
Select Hydromet data to display:

LCRA's Hydromet system uses gauges throughout the Lower Colorado River basin to supply real-time information concerning streamflow, current lake levels, recent rainfall amounts, and current temperatures throughout the basin. Use this drop down list to select the data you want to display on the map.
Current radar:

Toggle this checkbox to add and remove radar imagery from the map. The radar information is provided by Iowa Environmental Mesonet at Iowa State University. The radar images are updated every 5 minutes.
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
Abnormally dry
Drought - moderate
Drought - severe
Drought - extreme
Drought - exceptional
Default map areas:

LCRA's Hydromet system allows you to select one of eight map locations to highlight. The maps range from the upper northeast region near Abilene to the Highland Lakes area to the City of Austin and down to the Gulf Coast at Matagorda Bay.
Gauge data list:

LCRA's Hydromet system allows visitors to obtain detailed information for any of its gauges throughout the Lower Colorado River basin. Select the type of Hydromet data to display in the drop down above, and then select a specific gauge to obtain the most detailed Hydromet information.
Refresh for the latest Hydromet gauge data. The page also automatically retrieves new data every 10 minutes.
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*Data may be unreliable due to damage to gauge or other issues. Use with caution.