Rain hits UT Austin campus hard Wednesday afternoon

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A rain storm hit UT Austin's campus Wednesday afternoon, and the storm is ongoing at 5:15.

According to the National Weather Service, the rain is expected to continue later into the night. The evening has a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms. The chance for rain decreases tomorrow to 20 percent. The chance of rain stays at 20 percent all weekend.

The Student Activity Center is giving out free ponchos to help students survive the rain.

Check back tomorrow for an update on the amount of rain UT received.

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