After a heavy - but welcomed - rain Monday and Tuesday, Erath County commissioners and Judge Tab Thompson lifted the burn ban for 72 hours.

The change went into effect at 9 a.m. Tuesday and will expire at 9 a.m. Friday.

North Texas has been enjoying rain for the past five days, but most of it seemed to miss Erath County.

That changed on Monday afternoon when thunderstorms fired up across the area, dumping several inches across the county.