The Jim Ned Watershed spans across 1,400 square miles in central Texas, draining into the Colorado River. The hydrology of the area is influenced by precipitation, which is typically highest in the spring and fall. The region can also experience severe droughts during the hot summer months. The watershed contains several reservoirs, including Lake Brownwood, which is a major source of water for the surrounding area. The snowpack in the watershed is generally minimal, with the majority of precipitation falling as rain. Interesting climatic facts include an increase in average temperatures over the past few decades and an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, such as floods and droughts. The watershed is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and numerous species of fish.