THUNDERHEADS BUILD offering farmers and ranchers brief hope that rain is coming. Management  Promising storm clouds turn to dust Sep 15, 2011 1. IN THE DISTANCE storm clouds begin to build to the northwest of Coleman, Texas, Sept. 14. 2. DARK CLOUDS seem to hold promise of rain for the Texas Southern rolling Plains. 3. A MESQUITE BUSH shows up against the blackening afternoon sky as storm clouds move into the Texas Southern Rolling Plains on Sept. 14. 4. GOTTA BE some rain in that mass of dark clouds. 5. RAIN IS COMING, but will it be today and is this the storm that will break the drought? 6. SKIES DARKEN as storm clouds get closer. These clouds tracked from the northwest across the Texas Southern Plains on Sept. 14. Some areas received a little rainfall. 7. A RAIN GAUGE seems to be waiting for storm clouds to fill it up. 8. SHIMMERING SHAFTS of light slant down from storm clouds in the Texas Southern Rolling Plains near Ballinger. 9. THUNDERHEADS BUILD offering farmers and ranchers brief hope that rain is coming. 10. RAINFALL looks likely from these massive clouds. 11. HIGH WINDS send sheets of sand and dust across a tilled field near San Angelo. 12. A SHELTER from the storm is pelted by sand and dust near San Angelo. 13. BARE GROUND turns into a miasma of dust as the wind picks up near San Angelo. 14. DARKNESS COMES on quickly as storm clouds and dust obliterate the sun in late afternoon.