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Abilene, Big Country lakes make big jump in response to rain

By Chelsea Humphrey, chumphrey@ktxs.com
Published On: Sep 30 2012 06:49:31 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 01 2012 10:43:25 AM CDT

ABILENE, Texas -

Thanks to last week's rainfall, lakes from around the area are seeing a welcome jump in water levels. Some local levels are listed below, as of 6:45 p.m. Sunday evening.

Lake Fort. Phantom Hill near Abilene rose 2.95 feet  since Thursday.

Lake Brownwood jumped up 2.11 feet.

Hubbard Creek near Breckenridge gained 0.61 feet.

Lake J.B. Thomas rose 0.89 feet.

The Twin Buttes Reservoir near San Angelo jumped up an impressive 7.33 feet.

O.H. Ivie saw the biggest gain, with rains pushing the lake level up 14.19 feet.