Here in Austin, Texas, when it rains, it pours.
In the last 30 days, Lake Travis has risen 41.45 feet. In fact, on October 20th we reached our 5th highest water level ever at 704.39 feet. That is just 8 feet below Mansfield Dam’s spillway. And which is especially interesting given we were in our 3rd worst drought ever just 5 years ago when the lake reached at 618.64 feet.
graph source: lcra.org