While this may seem underwhelming at first glance, these thunderstorms signal the start of the major — and much needed — rain event in the Plains, especially the winter wheat belt. As you know, severe drought has plagued the region since winter.
|AccuWeather regional radar at 3pm CDT|
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Here is the forecast rainfall amounts from 7pm this evening through 7pm Monday. Yes, that is a forecast of more than 9″ near Wichita Falls.
Let the rains begin!