UT campus receives more than an inch of rain

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The University of Texas campus recieved on average more than an inch of rain on Wednesday, according to three rain gauges on campus.

Markus Hogue, program coordinator of Irrigation and Water Conservation at the University, said the campus received .73 inches of rain at the Tower, 1.32 inches of rain at the Jesse H. Jones Communication Center and 1.48 inches of rain at the Facilities Complex.

The weather in Austin has been wet all week. On average, the campus has recieved about 1.68 inches of rain this week. Last night alone, the campus got 1.17 inches of rain.

The chances of rain decreased after last night. There is a 20 percent chance of rain on Thursday, and a 20 percent chance of rain over the weekend.

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