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Austinites react to Shoal Creek flood, three-inch Monday downpour

Shoal Creek slowed but remained flowing Tuesday after a Monday storm brought over three inches of rain. (Austonia)

In the words of Austin's mysterious cultural narrator, Evil Mopac, Austin transformed from a "drought-pocked landscape" to an "Amazonian jungle" as the city saw its rainiest day in over three years Monday.

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Rainfall expected to persist through the rest of August

(Austonia file photo)

Austin is going to get the rainfall it desperately needs as showers are expected to bleed over from Monday into Tuesday this week.

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Hottest summer ever: July follows May, June with record heat

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This summer has been the hottest on record for Austin as May, June and now July have broken the all-time record for warmest average temperature.

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