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Record rainfall at DFW Airport this Memorial Day

The forecast calls for more rain in North Texas for the holiday that will begin to taper off early this evening.

Updated: 8:30 pm Monday, May 25 


More rain. A record, in fact — the Memorial Day rainfall total has already broken a nearly 20-year-old record at DFW Airport. The rain kept temperatures cool today with DFW topping out around 68 degrees. This is the second coolest on record for any Memorial Day holiday.  

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Memorial Day Records

However, the good news is it didn't rain all day long.

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Rainfall Rest of the Night

By the evening, the highest rain coverage shifted into northern North Texas.

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Grilling out this afternoon into this evening may not be as rainy in North Texas.

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Severe storms are very unlikely today, but stronger storms could have some small hail.

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If you are outdoors and lightning is nearby, move things indoors!

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With clouds and rain, high temps will only top out in the 70s this afternoon.

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