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The Highland Lakes is part of Flash Flood Alley, an area of Central Texas prone to extreme floods such as the one in October 2018. The National Weather Service and the Burnet County Office of Emergency Management are hosting a SkyWarn and FloodAware training program from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Burnet County AgriLife Extension Office, 607 N. Vanderveer in Burnet. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Train to be ‘eyes’ in the field for National Weather Service

FROM STAFF REPORTS With winter eventually giving way to spring and summer, the Highland Lakes could find itself in the crosshairs of Mother Nature’s power when it comes to storms and flooding. (more…)

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A satellite image of Hurricane Harvey, which hit the Texas coast in August 2017 during a year of extreme weather. Is it an anomaly or a sign of things to come? Courtesy photo

Is extreme weather in extended forecast? Meteorologist presents program

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — With Hurricane Harvey wreaking havoc on the Texas Gulf Coast followed by Hurricane Irma ravaging Puerto Rico, Florida, and parts of the southeast, 2017 closed as a year of extreme weather events. (more…)

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