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Old 11-24-09, 01:37 PM   #1
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Texas Hill Country

We're planning a week touring in the Texas Hill Country. We plan to be there March 24-April 1. Can anyone tell me what chances there are for reasonable weather and seeing wildflowers in that time frame?
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Wildflowers are reasonable to expect, but not guaranteed. Weather can range from the 40's to around 90. Be prepared for a good range of temps and moisture conditions. Odds of gusty winds out of the South are high.
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Layers for the wide range of temps you can expect and rain gear for the thunderstorms. Wild flowers and a good time almost certain. Enchanted Rock and Pedernales Falls SP among the many interesting places in the Hill Country.

Mount wide tires if possible. Will make for a more comfortable ride on rough chip seal common on Texas highways.
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