Lake Travis News

5/25/2015 7:02:00 PM
Austin Chronicle
Texas weather can be cruel. Seems we can't have the good without the bad. The same Memorial Day weekend rains – that pushed drought-wrought Lake Travis over the 50% mark for the first time in three years – swelled the Blanco to bursting, wreaking havoc…

5/20/2015 7:52:00 AM
Business Wire
The Reserve at Lake Travis was also recently awarded Community of the Year for 2015 by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. Formerly mostly a second-home resort community, The Reserve is transitioning to become a primary home destination for…

5/16/2015 9:50:00 PM
Dallas News
Stephanie Gaisbauer, Keller Central, 12-6; 4. Avery Stuchell, Denton Ryan, 12-6; 6. Haley Houston, Aus. Lake Travis, 12-6 100— 1. Taylor Bennett, Klein Collins, 11.41; 2. Kira White, DeSoto, 11.48; 3. Samiyah Samuels, Hou. Cy-Springs, 11.57; 4…

5/15/2015 5:01:00 PM
KEYE TV
Friday morning Travis County reopened the Pace Bend Park Tournament Point boat ramp. It's the first public launch to reopen on Lake Travis since the near record level drought closed all free public access last summer. The Pace Bend boat ramp reopened when…

5/15/2015 1:11:00 PM
Community Impact Newspaper
Near-daily rainfall since May 5 has made only a small impact on drought-depleted Lake Travis and the rest of the Highland Lakes. Lake Travis has increased a foot-and-a-half since May 1, according to Lower Colorado River Authority data. LCRA’s Hydromet…

5/14/2015 8:37:00 PM
My FOX Austin
For the first time in more than two years the U.S. Drought Monitor no longer lists Texas in the category of "exceptional drought." That is the worst of the five drought categories. For those who saw Lake Travis before the drought, the view this year has…

5/14/2015 4:45:00 PM
KVUE
AUSTIN -- Recent rains are a welcome sight and sound to folks near Lake Travis but they wish they were measuring the lake rising in feet, not inches. After years of drought, lake levels continue to remain low. "In my eyes, this is a blessing, we need more…

5/14/2015 3:29:00 PM
KEYE TV
All the recent rains are helping fill a very thirsty Lake Travis. Not too long ago Lake Travis was only 32 percent full, now it's 39 percent. Here's a breakdown of the recent rise in water levels. January 1, 2015 Lake Travis stood at 623 feet above mean…

5/14/2015 6:35:00 AM
KXAN
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A consistent string of passing upper-level, low-pressure systems has been wringing out tropical moisture from the skies over the past few weeks. This pattern, unlike any we have seen in years, has dropped a few months’ worth of rain in…

5/13/2015 6:51:00 PM
KEYE TV
There were tense moments on Wednesday for parents throughout Central Texas -- schools with the Eanes, Leander, Lake Travis and Dripping Springs independent school districts all went into shelter mode. "You always worry that you can't be with them in a…

5/13/2015 9:47:00 AM
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS
All campuses in the Lake Travis and Eanes Independent School Districts are currently observing shelter in place through the storm. Austin Community College campuses are doing the same. The Red Cross is urging Central Texans to prepare for any flooding…

5/11/2015 6:23:00 PM
KXAN
SPICEWOOD, Texas (KXAN) — The recent rains have benefited Lake Travis, meaning people may soon be able to launch their boats off of public access ramps. Specifically, Tournament Point Ramp at Pace Bend Park. “All this rain means hopefully we’ll be…

5/11/2015 11:09:00 AM
Community Impact Newspaper
The Grille at Rough Hollow, a premiere lakefront dining venue, will be providing the food for the event. The Grille is known for its fantastic eats paired with extraordinary views of Lake Travis and the breathtaking Hill Country…

5/11/2015 10:02:00 AM
ESPN
Accordingly, Morris -- who took six teams to state championship games, winning one with Bay City, Texas, and two with Lake Travis High in Austin -- takes things a step further when it comes to giving back to the Texas high school football community…

5/11/2015 7:13:00 AM
KEYE TV
That's one of the main reasons he moved here -- the outdoor life. Hes beginning to explore the newest water sport to hit Lake Travis " Flyboarding. He has done everything from backpacking and camping, to snowboarding, surfing, fishing and even the extreme…

5/10/2015 7:41:00 AM
Your Houston News
With the victory, Klein Collins advances to the area round of the playoffs where they will face Lake Travis next week. Lake Travis swept Round Rock Stony Point out of the playoffs Saturday afternoon in the second game of their three game series…

5/7/2015 12:43:00 PM
rpiathletics.com
Wise (Lakeway, TX / Lake Travis) played No. 3 singles, going 9-7 in dual matches, including 6-0 in league play. Overall he was 12-10. In doubles, playing No. 2, Wise and Grullon Gonzalez (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic / St. Michael's School…

5/7/2015 11:31:00 AM
Community Impact Newspaper
Bee Cave is calling for volunteers to serve on the city's Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee, said Lindsey Oskoui, Bee Cave director of planning and development. "We are seeking a total of 15 to 20 members who represent a balanced cross-section of…

5/7/2015 3:58:00 AM
Your Houston News
Plano West’s Andy Lopez was three over for third place in the final medalist standings. Winning the 6A girls crown was Austin Lake Travis with a 600. Coppell was next with a 608 and Montgomery snared third at 612. This year’s state championship…

5/6/2015 8:35:00 PM
KXAN
AUSTIN (KXAN) – A new system in place to watch over kids near Lake Travis uses science to save lives when it comes to detecting lightning. Alexander Hermann was at the Lake Travis Youth Association Field of Dreams last summer in Bee Cave when a bolt of…

5/6/2015 1:23:00 PM
oppositelock.jalopnik.com
Even holds its own in the dirt.. If you squint your eyes it almost looks like there’s water in Lake Travis. It only took about half a big blue to install both levers . They are cheap and from China but they do the job. I’m thinking I could put a spacer…

5/6/2015 7:41:00 AM
Kxan Blog
Note: Though heavy rain fell along and east of the Interstate, very little fell in the Highland Lakes inflow region. Lake Travis rose only 2 inches overnight, and is not expected to see much benefit through the day today…

5/5/2015 3:06:00 PM
Your Houston News
Smith shot a combined 162 (84, 78), while Bao shot a 164 (87, 77). Austin Lake Travis won the girls team title with a combined score of 24-over 600, 295 on day one and 305 on day 2. Coppell was second with 608, after shooting a 310 on day one and 298 day two…

5/5/2015 2:51:00 PM
Chron
Austin Lake Travis won Class 6A girls' title with a two-day score of 600, eight strokes better than Coppell's 608 and 12 ahead of Montgomery's 612. Memorial, who fired rounds of 313 and 331, finished sixth with a 644. The Mustangs had two golfers in the…

5/4/2015 8:36:00 PM
Your Houston News
Oak Ridge will play Lake Travis at Weimar High School in a one-game winner-takes-all battle at 7 p.m. Friday. The Woodlands will play one game only against Cedar Ridge at Mumford High School. That game is set for 7 p.m. Friday, as well. Magnolia West plays…

5/4/2015 1:18:00 PM
The Dallas Morning News
Prior to arriving at Clemson, Morris, a native of Edgewood, was a high school head coach in Texas for 16 seasons, compiling a 169-38 record and leading Austin Lake Travis to back-to-back state titles. Along with Lake Travis, Morris made stops at Eustace…

5/4/2015
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook for April 30…

5/2/2015 3:20:00 PM
KEYE TV
Year to date, Camp Mabry has a rain surplus of 3.57". Lake Travis is up 1.5 feet this month. That said, the lakes are still only 38% full combined storage for Buchanan and Travis. Our next chance for more progress will be next week. I`m calling for a 30%…

5/1/2015 9:21:00 PM
KVUE
School buses with Lake Travis ISD has some damage, which resulted in other districts loaning them buses until the repairs could be complete. Another round of storms in the overnight hours going into April 27 knocked out power for thousands of residents in…

5/1/2015 4:07:00 PM
San Antonio Express-News
The one area where lake levels remain low is around Austin, where Lake Travis and Lake Buchanan were 38 percent full Friday; that's the second-lowest level for this time of year since the 1960s Joe Castro, who owns Anchor Bay Marina at Lake Lavon…

4/29/2015 10:57:00 AM
Allen American
The Cowgirls (608) were the only squad to post a sub-300 round in the second round, carding a combined score of 298 to move into silver-medal position behind first-place Austin Lake Travis (600). It is the first medal at the state tournament in program…

4/28/2015 7:21:00 PM
KXAN
GEORGETOWN (KXAN) — The Lake Travis girls won their second state golf championship in the last three years by shooting a team score of 600, eight strokes better than second place Coppell. “It’s awesome because that’s really what we came here to do…

4/27/2015 9:39:00 PM
Oklahoma News
Westlake freshman Reid Davenport capped his first round of the state golf tournament with a 60-foot eagle on the 18th hole. A gathering of Chaparrals fans was still buzzing about Davenport’s shot when sophomore Reese Ramsey closed his round 15 minutes…

4/27/2015 8:34:00 PM
Your Houston News
The Woodlands is just two shots back. In the girls standings, Austin Lake Travis finished in the evening hours and took the lead with a team score of 295. Montgomery is nine shots back at 304, followed by Cappell (310) and The Woodlands (311). The…

4/23/2015 5:57:00 PM
Palestine Herald-Press
But local conditions vary. About 25 miles west of the state capital, at Lake Travis, the reservoir is only 36.8 percent full. Some property owners there say what were once lake houses are now just homes in the country, no longer in sight of water…

4/22/2015 10:08:00 AM
The River Cities Daily Tribune
girls pole vault highlighted by Megan Gray of Buda Hays, Nicole Summersett of Austin Westlake and Haley Houston of Austin Lake Travis. Gray cleared 13 feet 9 inches at the District 14-6A meet, while Summersett vaulted 13-0 and Houston cleared 12-0…

4/21/2015 9:00:00 AM
rpiathletics.com
This is the second weekly award for Uyeno, who was also recognized on March 30. This is the third Rookie of the Week award for Wise (Lakeway, TX / Lake Travis). He earned this latest honor by going 3-1 last week, winning a singles match and two doubles…

4/21/2015 7:33:00 AM
KVUE
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas -- Powerful storms dropped hail in western Travis County on Saturday night, damaging plenty of homes and vehicles, including more than three dozen Lake Travis ISD buses, which have all been suspended from service. Out of the district's…

4/20/2015 9:46:00 PM
San Antonio Express-News
The southern portion of the land, 358 acres on Lake Travis’ northern shore, is priced at about $10 million. Meanwhile the northern portion, the larger 1,924 acres, is surrounded by the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge and is priced at $27…

4/20/2015 9:02:00 PM
KVUE
Lake Travis buses unsafe to drive after storm The hail storm over the weekend damaged Lake Travis buses, making them unsafe to transport students. Check out this story on KVUE.com: http://kvue…





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