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Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

After spring rains, drought restrictions eased to Stage 1

Welcome spring rains have raised the level of the Edwards Aquifer, allowing San Marcos residents to return to Stage 1 drought restrictions effective Wednesday, June 5.

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.

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?