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Storm systems bring needed rain to much of Texas

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Separate storm systems crossing the state have inundated parts of Texas with driving rain, bringing flash flooding but also cooling temperatures.

Aaron Treadway with the National Weather Service in New Braunfels said Wednesday a low-pressure system pushed west across Oklahoma into West and North Texas. More than 5 inches of rain fell on Plainview, north of Lubbock, over the last 24 hours. Tulia received nearly 3 inches. The system extended down into Central Texas where Burnet County received 3 to 5 inches.

Meanwhile, he says an upper-level low is extending from the Gulf of Mexico and punishing many South Texas communities. Flooding occurred in parts of Corpus Christi on Wednesday and elsewhere in the region.

Treadwell says areas along the coast could see intermittent rains into the weekend.

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