AUSTIN — The rain — and a little hail — pelted the track at Mike A. Myers Stadium for more than three hours. The stadium was evacuated just after 7 p.m. due to a lightning strike in the area and events did not start again until 9:45 at the UIL State Track & Field Championships on Friday.
The initial delay was supposed to last 30 minutes, but shortly before the delay expired, another two lightning strikes reset the clock and then the rain came, pushing the delay late into the night.
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