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Rains bring only brief relief to drought-stricken Texas: Scattered heavy rains brought badly needed relief to pa...

Rains bring only brief relief to drought-stricken Texas: Scattered heavy rains brought badly needed relief to pa...

Printer Friendly Version Email to a Friend Close From: Jim Forsyth, Reuters, SAN ANTONIO Published August 13, 2011 08:50 AM Rains bring only brief relief to drought-stricken Texas RELATED ARTICLES NOAA Releases July Climate Assessment August 9, 2011 02:37 PM Heat wave over much of central US continues July 17, 2011 08:50 AM US South deep in heat, unrelenting drought August 7, 2011 08:06 AM Farm states suffer expanded drought May 20, 2011 06:29 AM Scattered heavy rains brought badly needed relief to parched north and west Texas overnight, but forecasters said on Friday that the storms quickly passed and were not enough to break the devastating drought that has gripped the state. ADVERTISEMENT Hardest hit was the town of Del Rio, which received nearly four and a half inches of rain in two hours, according to the National Weather Service. Scattered rain in the Dallas area pre...

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