Even after a handful of “ice days” since the beginning of 2014, Central Texas rain gauges remain alarmingly empty – and the drought’s impact on the Highland Lakes is growing more severe.
El Niño pattern could bring lots of welcome rainfall this winter – and a big jump in lake levels.
January’s polar vortex knocked several important coal-fired electricity plants offline, and the Sierra Club says the loss of power shows the need for more wind turbines and energy conservation programs.
For the first time since the 1920s, an Austin tradition may get the axe because of the weather.
The forecast is calling for colorful displays of wildflowers in the parts of Texas that received ample fall and winter rains.
Federal forecasters predict a warming of the central Pacific Ocean this year that will change weather worldwide. And that’s good news for a weather-weary United States.
The city of Austin will receive $12 million in federal funding for property buyouts as part of the Onion Creek, Lower Colorado River Basin Project.
Peach farmers in the Hill Country have had enough of the freezing cold and icy weather. The most recent temperature swings could put their crop at risk, again.
The threat of accumulating ice is once again in the forecast for Austin and Central Texas. It would be the seventh icing event in the KXAN viewing area; the most since 1985.
The sunshine that returned to Central Texas skies Monday is helping one local church cut down on its electric bill.
Another round of freezing temperatures and ice has prompted a Winter Storm Warning for several Central Texas counties and a Winter Weather Advisory for many others. This list will be updated as more delays and closings come in.
During National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 2 to 8, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency … More »
The ongoing drought in Central Texas has firefighters planning for the worst as wildfire risks continue to rise.
Each year, on the first Sunday in March, more than 20,000 locals gather on Zilker’s sprawling turf to fly kites, compete against fellow kite flyers in various categories, and to simply spend a beautiful day in the park with their friends.
A new NASA project snaps a more accurate picture of global precipitation, to help predict extreme events and understand the world’s water cycle.