Bracken Cave
Weather & Emergence Times

Weather & Emergence Times


The bats have migrated to Mexico, and will return early spring.

Bracken Weather

Fog

57°F

Today

Fog
Humidity: 94%
Wind: SSW at 9 mph
Wednesday
Scattered thunderstorms
29°F / 72°F
Thursday
SP_WEATHER_AM_ICE_WIND
28°F / 46°F
Friday
Mostly sunny
36°F / 50°F
Saturday
Mostly cloudy
39°F / 53°F

 

Bats and Doppler Weather Radar

Did you know that weather radar systems track bats through the night over Central Texas? When millions of Mexican free-tailed bats leave Bracken Cave and other roosts each summer evening to hunt down insect pests, they appear on radar images as great mobile clouds. The looped map below is in relative real time (2-10 minute lag).

Don't forget to come back and see this activity during emergence times!


Data source: Wunderground.com

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