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Elsa losing strength today, Lubbock may send deputies to border, U.S. to end Afghan mission Aug. 31
Published: Jul. 9, 2021 at 5:54 AM CDT
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Tropical Storm Elsa is making its way through New England.

What will the weather be like today?

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office is considering how to support Gov. Greg Abbott’s call for jailers to help secure the Texas border.

  • The plan includes training and possibly sending personnel.
  • Sheriff Kelly Rowe says securing the border will help reduce the drug trade on the South Plains.
  • KCBD NewsChannel 11′s Blair Sabol has more: Sheriff: Lubbock County to assist in border crisis

Heavy rain is falling in South Texas again this morning.

  • The coastal bend has already received 8-to-10 inches of rain, resulting in widespread flooding.
  • Up-to 4 inches of rain is possible today.

President Joe Biden announced the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan will end Aug. 31.

The death toll from the Florida condominium collapse has risen to 64 people.

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