Hurricane’s aftermath spins rain into Valley

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017 11:57 am

Hurricane’s aftermath spins rain into Valley

By RICK KELLEY
Staff Writer

Valley Morning Star

HARLINGEN — Harlingen and McAllen received their first official rainfall in the month of August yesterday, kicked up by the remnants of Hurricane Franklin.

Official totals recorded at the cities’ airports were 0.60 inches over 24 hours for Harlingen, and 0.55 inches for McAllen.

McAllen continues to be unusually dry for the year, and even a half-inch of rain was welcome. For Harlingen, rain in late July helped it reset its precipitation debt for the year and put the city within an inch of…

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