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Rains drench county; crops need sun, heat

Widespread showers and thunderstorms dropped more rain in the county Wednesday morning.

The rain held off until shortly after 8 a.m. in Levelland, when thunderstorms brought a steady downpour to the city.

It began sprinkling in the city at 5:45 a.m., but a heavier downpour held off until about 8 a.m.

Minor street flooding was reported across the city but there were  no major problems, police said.

The storms dumped .30 of an inch of rain in downtown Levelland.

The heaviest rainfall was concentrated in the northern half of Hockley County.

Long ‘S’ Gin directly north of Whiteface received .50 of an inch of moisture.

About .60 of an inch of rain fell in Whiteface, according to Ed Sharp.

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