Welcome thundershowers rumble through area Sunday morning

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By Phil Schoch on June 8, 2014. No Comments

Thundershowers rolled through the Highland Lakes Sunday morning and by noon had dropped anywhere from .01 to over 2 inches.

The heaviest amounts were recorded near Lake Buchanan but the remote Lower Colorado River Authority gauges varied widely.

Gauges in Tow on the Llano County side of Lake Buchanan showed 2.05 inches of rainfall in one location and just .04 in another. Burnet gauge on Lake Buchanan recorded 1.75 inches but on the Lake TRavis gauge of Burnet, it showed 1.08 inches.

Other totals by 12:30 p.m. recoded by the LCRA were:
Johnson City NE: 1.78
Johnson City E: .13
Kingsland: .55
Lake LBJ at 2900 bridge: .50
Lake LBJ at 1431 bridge: .16
Llano River near LLano: .62
Llano WNW: .01
Flat Rock Creek near Marble Falls: .40
Backbone Creek near Marble Falls: .23
Lake Travis gauge near Marble Falls: 1.39

High Sunday was forecast at 91 degrees with a 40 percent chance of rain Sunday evening with a low of 73 degrees. There is a 20 percent chance of rain Monday, with a forecast high of 92 and an overnight low of 65. Monday should be partly cloudy with winds out of the south southwest at 16 mph.

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