Bracken Cave
Weather & Emergence Times

Weather & Emergence Times

Bracken Weather

Mostly cloudy



Mostly cloudy
Humidity: 78%
Wind: SSW at 20 mph
Partly cloudy
53°F / 79°F
Mostly sunny
47°F / 81°F
51°F / 84°F
Mostly sunny
55°F / 82°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!

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