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Rain, hail batter Curry County


August 23, 2017

Tony Bullocks

The intersection of Prince and 14th Streets in Clovis was under water Tuesday after the city saw about an inch of rain in an hour.

CLOVIS — A southbound cold front brought rain, hail and localized flooding to portions of Curry County on Tuesday afternoon, with more moisture expected in the region overnight and this afternoon.

"We've had reports of some golf ball-sized hail,...

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Reader Comments

Steve Gershon writes:

What a welcome to the county, just think we need that every day for about three years to do anything for the Ogallala Aquifer. After a constant rain like that for 3 years, it just might help extend the life (water is life) of Curry county. What we have been getting is merely a drop in a hundred gallon bucket. People please call your district commissioners and ask what they are doing to help with the lack of water here in our county.


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