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GREAT GOBBLER GALLOP 2nd Heat live on TTR Saturday!

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CUERO, TEXAS – The second heat of the annual running of the Great Gobbler Gallop between Paycheck of Worthington, Minnesota and Ruby Begonia of Cuero, Texas will be held on Saturday, Octiber 14th. We’ll bring you live coverage from Worthington, Minnesota! Will Ruby retain the Traveling Turkey Trophy of Tumultuous Triumph? Will Paycheck be pacified with the Circulating Consolation Cup of Consummate Commiseration? All bets are off when the birds hit the street, because in a turkey race, anything can happen! Don’t miss a minute of the action when you hear it live Saturday Morning on Texas Thunder Radio!
For a complete history of the Great Gobbler Gallop, visit Ruby Begonia and the Race Teams page.

TTR Weekend Weather

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Above normal temperatures are expected Saturday. A cold front will move through South Central Texas on Sunday, bringing with it a chance for showers and thunderstorms Sunday and cooler temperatures Sunday through Wednesday.

Tonight: Areas of fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Saturday: Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Areas of fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Areas of fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light north wind increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for South Central Texas
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
225 PM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017


Fire weather concerns will remain low for the next several days
as high moisture content prevails across South Central
Texas. Rain chances increase early Sunday with the approach and
passage of a strong cold front across the area. Scattered showers
and a few thunderstorms will move from north to south Sunday
morning with widespread cloud cover and higher winds from the
north. Winds could gust upwards of 20 to 25 mph during the day
Sunday but relative humidity values will remain above 30%-40%.

While widespread wetting rains are expected, overall totals will
be light and keep the fuel moisture near average for this time of
year. Drying trend will occur early next week with north winds
persisting through mid-week. Moisture will return once again by
late week with a warming trend.

Karnes-De Witt-Lavaca-
Including the cities of Karnes City, Cuero, and Halletsville
225 PM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

Tonight Sat Sat Night Sun

Cloud cover PCldy PCldy PCldy MCldy
Chance precip (%) 0 10 10 30
Precip Type NONE NONE NONE tstms
Temp (24h trend) 71 (0) 92 (+1) 70 85
RH % (24h trend) 100 (0) 47 (+7) 100 44
20ftWnd-AM(MPH) E 3 N 10
20ftWnd-PM(MPH) SE 6 SE 6 SE 6 N 15
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL) 5523 2495
Transport wnd (MPH) SE 10 N 20
CWR 0 0 0 10
LAL 1 1 1 2
Haines Index 3 3 3 3



.MONDAY…Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY…Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY…Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY…Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY…Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. East winds up to 5 mph.


Here’s whats happening on Lone Star Outdoors with Cable Smith this week!

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We are turning the big 400! That’s right 400 episodes under our belt this weekend. In honor of that milestone, I have decided to make this the Africa Edition. I will be recapping my hunt with John X Safaris in South Africa this past July. The trip exceeded all expectations. To spend 8 days in such a beautiful country, hunting some of the most obscure creatures possible was a dream come true. I discuss the style of hunting, travel, lodging, food and beautiful terrain south Africa had to offer.

Join us Saturday Morning at 8, on Texas Thunder Radio!

Cable Smith
Owner/Host  Lone Star Outdoors Show

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