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Some Drought Relief in West Texas

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DALLAS (AP) — A slow-moving storm system has turned the long holiday weekend into a soggy one for much of Texas but is also bringing relief to regions desperate for rain.

National Weather Service meteorologist Jonathan Guseman in Lubbock says the system is spinning slowly and bringing rain, thunder and hail to West and Central Texas. The drought in the region is now in its fourth year.

Guseman said Sunday the small town of Ralls, northeast of Lubbock, has received 5.4 inches of rain over the past three days. San Angelo has received 4.2 inches and Lubbock just under 4.

Nearly 2 inches has fallen on the Midland area in the past 24 hours and flash-flood warnings are in effect into Sunday afternoon.

CBS 11 Storm Team Meteorologist Jeff Ray says, “The forecast models continue to predict copious amounts of rain for North Texas due to the slow motion of the storm system.  Long range models suggest this is our best chance of rain through the first part of June.”

The forecast is always available at CBSDFW.com.

 

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