Bracken Cave
Weather & Emergence Times

Weather & Emergence Times

Bracken Weather

Partly cloudy



Partly cloudy
Humidity: 52%
Wind: SE at 14 mph
Partly cloudy
72°F / 91°F
Partly cloudy
71°F / 92°F
Partly cloudy
73°F / 93°F
PM Thunderstorms
74°F / 92°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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