Holiday Rain Makes 2015 Wettest Year on Record

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FORT WORTH, TX -- Okay, show of hands - who`s over the rain?

Believe us, we are, too.

Yeah, looks like this Thanksgiving holiday weekend will be one for the record books; and no, it`s not because you ate your weight in turkey and pumpkin pie.

Did you know this month is the wettest November on record?

What`s more, the weather wizards over at the National Weather Service in Fort Worth say, the recent rain - all seven-plus inches of it - officially made 2015 the wettest year on record.

N_TX_Sat_Rad_640_FullHow`s that for a cold, November rain?

"The worst day was Friday, when the cold front came through and gave us an additional lift. We got the heaviest amounts of rain that day," NWS meteorologist Jamie Gudmestad told NewsFix.

In all seriousness, friends, the rain has done more than soak seasonal shoppers and flood roadways; it`s also resulted in several deaths around North Texas.

"There were, unfortunately, four fatalities, and dozens of high-water rescues [Friday], yesterday and today."

Remember, you should never underestimate mother nature`s strength.

"Flash flooding is the number one weather killer and does the most damage to property," Gudmestad explained. "Just a couple of inches, six-inches or more, can wash any vehicle off the road."

Well, it looks like we`ll finally start to see the sun later this week. But, brace yourselves because this wet stuff is just a glimpse of what we can expect this winter...thanks, El Nino.

"This winter is going to be a little cooler than normal, mostly because of cloud cover, and it`s going to be wetter than normal."

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