Texas is in the middle of a severe drought and today's rain isn't going to wipe that away. But as with any heavy rain in Central Texas, flash flooding soon follows.
- Click on the image to see the water rushing by this person's home.
- Heavy rain and heavy jokes about the rain are predicted for the rest of the day.
- — ShatterboxVox (@ShatterboxVox)Thu, May 12 2011 15:11:09In streamlining move, Austin will now compress month's worth of rain and associated power outages into single 2-hour period.
- — karmajunkie (@karmajunkie)Thu, May 12 2011 15:11:39For followers in the rest of the country: austin hasn't had a decent rain in about five months, so today's downpour is Big News™.
Austin Celebrates Heavy Rain
No rain for weeks - then a big thunderstorm - that's enough to get Austinites talking and Tweeting and posting.
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