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Aggie Lyle Lovett Wants Rain, Has Very Odd Idea of How It's Created

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Lyle Lovett went to Texas A&M. He majored in German and journalism, not agriculture or meteorology. With that in mind, he still has a very odd idea of how weather is made.

Specifically, he seems to believe weather is at the beck and call of any Aggie weatherman out there on TV.

Lovett, like many drought-stricken Texans, would like some rain. So he went to the most powerful Aggie around. Governor Rick Perry? Are you kidding, after that presidential fiasco?

No, this time Lovett went right to the top.

He went to....KTRK meteorologist Travis Herzog.

If you haven't heard of him, it's likely because you have a job with normal working hours: His weather reports air at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays, according to the KTRK site.

But that did not stop Lovett from seeking his aid:

Geez, for someone dealing with an apparently Certified Weather God, Lovett gets pretty picky about what he wants.

The tweet raises another big question: Does Aggie maroon blood run thicker than jingles?

Apparently so. We didn't notice Lovett tweeting any KHOU weatherpeople, despite his ditty from a while back:

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