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Monday, June 15th, 2015

Hays, Caldwell counties under tornado watch

UPDATED 6:55 p.m. JUNE 16 | The National Weather Service has issued a sweeping tornado watch for 61 counties in Texas including Hays and Caldwell counties. The watch is in effect until midnight.

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Soggy Central Texas under flash flood watch as tropical system approaches coast

VIDEO UPDATED 5:30 a.m. JUNE 16 | Twenty counties in saturated Central Texas — including Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Comal counties — are under a flash flood watch issued today by the National Weather Service...

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Hays County warned to prepare for cold, windy night

Temperatures are expected to drop rapidly from a high of 64 degrees today to the lower 20s tonight, a plummet of more than 40 degrees in less than 12 hours.

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Central Texas braces for deep freeze

A strong cold front expected to arrive in Central Texas this weekend is forecast to plunge temperatures into the low-20s, nearly 20 degrees below normal for January.

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Flash flood watch in effect through Monday morning

Hays County is among 27 central and south Texas counties included in a flash flood watch extended this afternoon by the National Weather Service through 7 a.m. Monday.

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Updated: New flash flood watch issued Saturday morning

Hays County and western Caldwell and Guadalupe counties are under a flash flood warning issued by the National Weather Service until 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

NWS renews hazardous weather outlook for Hays, Caldwell

After a deluge of rain overnight, the midday skies are relatively clear with the San Marcos area experiencing intermittent showers.

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Updated: Forecast calls for 2 to 6 inches of rain today

The National Weather Service meteorologists this evening said Hays and Caldwell counties should brace for flash floods caused by thunderstorms accompanied by hail along with 31 other counties in central and south Texas.

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Updated: More thunderstorms possible Monday

The low-water crossings on Little Arkansas Road on the Blanco River near Wimberley and on Bell Springs Road near Dripping Springs remained closed this morning after this weekend's deluges.

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Hays County teeters on edge of another drought

Only two years removed from one of the worst droughts in half a century, might the parched landscape of Central Texas be inching toward yet another extended dry spell?

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