Storms Bring Much Needed Rain

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A severe line of thunderstorms caused concern Tuesday morning as they picked up strength in the Brazos Valley.
Tornado warnings were issued for parts of Brazos, Burleson, Washington and Waller counties, but there were no confirmed reports of tornadoes touching ground.
There were only a few reports of minor wind damage and short term flooding.

Rain fell heavily throughout the day, dumping 2 to 3 inches per hour Tuesday morning.
Up to 4 1/2 inches of rain fell in parts of the Brazos Valley.

It's predicted Tuesday's storms will be the most severe of the week.
Rain is expected for the next few days, which could get the Brazos Valley out of a drought.

As for damage, down trees were reported in Washington and Robertson Counties.
Hail was also reported near Hearne.