A wet and cooler weather window - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

A wet and cooler weather window

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Over the last 24 hours much of the KCBD NewsChannel11 viewing area has received some measurable rain, and a number of locations have seen significant (generally considered a quarter inch or more) rainfall. A few rain gauges indicated very significant rains, as shown in the list below (courtesy of the Texas Tech Mesonet):

24 Hour Totals ending at 6:45 AM:

WOLFFORTH 1.21 IN
HOBBS 0.93 IN
TAHOKA 0.91 IN
TULIA 0.84 IN
HART 0.58 IN
MULESHOE 0.54 IN
DORA 0.49 IN
REESE CENTER 0.43 IN
SILVERTON 0.41 IN
OLTON 0.34 IN
PADUCAH 0.34 IN
FRIONA 0.33 IN
ABERNATHY 0.29 IN
PLAINVIEW 0.28 IN
WHITE RIVER LAKE 0.27 IN
DIMMITT 0.24 IN
SEAGRAVES 0.19 IN
CAPROCK CANYONS 0.19 IN
AMHERST 0.16 IN
GUTHRIE 0.13 IN
RALLS 0.11 IN
MORTON 0.10 IN
O'DONNELL 0.09 IN
SUNDOWN 0.06 IN
DENVER CITY 0.05 IN
ROARING SPRINGS 0.05 IN
SLATON 0.05 IN
SPUR 0.04 IN
BROWNFIELD 0.04 IN
LEVELLAND 0.03 IN
LAMESA 0.02 IN
JAYTON 0.01 IN
GAIL 0.01 IN
GRAHAM 0.01 IN
ANTON 0.01 IN
FLOYDADA 0.01 IN

The National Weather Service reports that at the airport the rain total is 0.05", which is the only measurable rain so far this July. Lubbock's year-to-date total as of 6:45 this morning is 5.31", which is about 4.6" below average. Last year at this time the year-to-date total was 1.11".

The heavy rain near Tulia overnight caused some minor road and street flooding.

Today there is a good chance of rain in your neighborhood, with some localized heavy rain still likely. Otherwise today will be mostly cloudy and cooler.

Late today, tonight, and tomorrow rain chances fall off, with isolated thunderstorms and rain showers remaining a possibility. Late week looks dry, with near average temperatures for the time of year.

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