I had to post this photo for colleague Elena Grothe, a Texas native who regularly blogs about the drought. Maybe the Texas Governor needs to pray harder.
Previous Texas drought posts.
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Xavier Swain, 11, holds his hands in the air during a downpour Thursday, Aug. 11 at Sherwood Park in Odessa, Texas. The official rain total from the National Weather Service at Midland International Airport reported .36 inches of rain, the most since September 25, 2010. Other locations reported more than an inch.
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