The storm that moved through the area on July 4 drenched parts of Hays County with rain. Meteorologists said the large amount of lightning over Central Texas on Wednesday is typical of summertime storms. According to the National Weather Service, the peak wind gust at the San Marcos Airport on Wednesday was 41 miles per hour. One local rain gauge showed 2.5 inches. Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo
The storm system that moved through Central Texas on Independence Day left inches of rain, numerous downed limbs, canceled plans and power outages in its wake.