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LBJ and Inks Boat Ramp Closures

As the Lower Colorado River Authority draws down Lake LBJ and Inks Lake through February 28, publicboat ramp access is limited. The LCRA began lowering the two lakes January 2 to allow homeowners, businesses,...

Catch Bass and Win Cash

Unless "Come hail or highwater," the Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host their annual Lake LBJ Bass Tournament and Perch Jerk to benefit the Sunrise Beach VFD October 19 at McNair...

3 Tips for Jet Skiing This Summer

Are you jet skiing on Lake LBJ this summer? Well, before you head out, consider the following three tips for maximizing the fun this season! Don’t worry: they’re easy to follow. We just want to...

What to Bring on the Boat this Spring

Are you heading out on the boat this spring? That sounds like so much fun, doesn’t it? Because we’re finally diving back into the water after a cold winter, it’s important to brush up on your...

3 Ways to Stay Warm on Your Boat This Winter

Are you one of those dedicated boaters who will enjoy the water any time of year, rain or shine, warm or cold? Perfect! Today we’re writing directly to you. Below, we have three great ways for staying...

Winter Boating: Staying Warm on the Water

It can get quite chilly out on the water when you’re boating in the winter! Water splashes into the boat, sometimes soaking your jacket, and the wind only makes it worse. So this year, before hitting...

Water Safety Tips for Your Time on the Lake

This summer, as you pack up and get ready for a day out on the lake, be sure you bring all of the necessities: including your safety guidelines! Water can be very dangerous and unpredictable, and we tend to...

Staying Warm on the Lake in the Winter

Texas winters can be quite fickle. While Spring arrives in March, our region has been known to endure “arctic blasts,” well into April! So if you’re heading into the great outdoors, be...

Celebrating the Holidays by the Lake

The holidays in Austin are unlike the holidays anywhere else. While some people are shivering in the cold and trying to plow through the snow, Austinites are busy celebrating in their own way. If keeping...

Do You Need to Winterize Your Boat?

Winters in Austin are mild, so it’s tempting to think that you don’t have to bother with winterizing your boat. But it can take just a day or two of one hard freeze to potentially damage your...

5 Safety Guidelines for Swimming

Whether you’re practicing your backstroke at the local gym, or taking the family out on the boat for a holiday weekend, it’s important to always, always follow safety guidelines in the water....

Find the Best Fishing on Lake LBJ

If you’re looking to cast a line in Lake LBJ, there’s really only one ‘right’ way to do it. That is; find a fishing guide! There are several ways you can go about this as there are...

Highland Lakes flooding updates

After a week of no recreational boating on the Highland Lakes, the Lower Colorado River Authority has reported opening four lakes (Lakes Travis, Lake Marble Falls, Inks Lake and Lake LBJ) this past...

Portions of Lake LBJ closed for recreational use

On May 31, crews opened a second floodgate at Buchanan Dam. As a result of the swift-moving water, officials closed “until further notice” portions of lakes LBJ and Marble Falls as well as...

Pet-Friendly Places on Lake LBJ

As the days are getting warmer here in Texas, we’re not the only ones wanting to take a dip in the water! Your pets are probably dreaming of running and playing outside, going in the lake, and enjoying... Experiences Record Breaking Traffic in 2014, up 220% from 2013 experienced another record-breaking year nearly 40,000 unique visitors and 200,000 page views, up over 220% from 2013. Since the launch in April 2013 has received over 268,000 page...

5 Fun Things To Do At Lake LBJ: Winter Edition

It may be wintertime, but frigid temperatures and biting north winds don't have to prevent you from enjoying Lake LBJ year-round. While swimming and wakeboarding are obviously out of the question, you can...

Calling All Photographers: Lakes Photo Club Wants Winter Hill Country Shots

Whether you're a seasoned photographer, only just took up the hobby, or still haven't decided whether or not to take the plunge and buy your first DSLR, Marble Falls' Lakes Photo Club welcomes...

Highland Lakes Community Votes For Top Local Businesses of 2014

Every year, The Picayune asks its readers throughout the Highland Lakes region to vote for their favorite businesses and groups to be included in its annual "Locals Love Us" list. The companies who...

Thanksgiving At Lake LBJ: Local Organizations Offer Free Community Feasts

There's nothing like a big ol' pit-smoked turkey to bring folks together for the holidays. On November 27, you can enjoy a totally delicious and totally free Thanksgiving meal at not one...

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Lake LBJ Weather Forecast


Partly Sunny

Hi: 66

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 39


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 58

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 37


Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 49

Thursday Night

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 38


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 58

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 36

Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 1/29: 821.16 (-3.84)