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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
926 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014

...SUNDAY ICE...SNOW AND COLD...

ROADS TURNED SLIPPERY SUNDAY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS REGION OF
WEST TEXAS AS A CANADIAN COLD FRONT MET UP WITH AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE PASSING OVERHEAD. A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE EARLY SUNDAY
WAS FOLLOWED BY LIGHT SNOW MOSTLY JUST UNDER AN INCH. BUT HEAVIER
SNOW OF 2 TO 4 INCHES FELL ACROSS THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE AND PARTS OF THE NORTHERN SOUTH PLAINS AND NORTHERN
ROLLING PLAINS.

BY SUNDAY EVENING...THE SNOW WAS DEPARTING. HOWEVER TEMPERATURES
THAT WERE ALREADY IN THE UPPER TEENS TO MID 20S PLUMMETED INTO
SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS OVERNIGHT AND PROLONGED ICY ROAD
CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. MANY AREA SCHOOLS WERE FORCED
TO START LATE AS A RESULT. THE MULESHOE 2SSW WEST TEXAS MESONET
STATION DROPPED TO MINUS ONE DEGREE WHILE FRIONA 2NE WAS ZERO.

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SNOW TOTALS FROM SUNDAY RECEIVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LUBBOCK:

4.0 INCHES AT MEMPHIS
3.0 INCHES AT HART
2.5 INCHES AT DODSON 5S
2.0 INCHES AT FLOYDADA...FRIONA...SILVERTON...TURKEY...CHILDRESS 7NW...
 KIRKLAND 1W...FLOYDADA 9SE...AND FLOMOT
1.5 INCHES AT CHILDRESS AND TULIA
1.4 INCHES AT PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD
1.1 INCHES AT CHILDRESS USDA
1.0 INCH AT DIMMITT...LITTLEFIELD...MATADOR...MULESHOE...MULESHOE
 REFUGE...PLAINVIEW WATER PLANT...SPUR...DUMONT...NORTHFIELD...
 ROARING SPRINGS...SLATON...AND TELL
0.8 INCHES AT CROSBYTON...LUBBOCK 7SW...AND SOUTHLAND
0.6 INCHES AT ABERNATHY...MORTON...WOODROW 3W AND WOODROW 3WNW
0.5 INCHES AT LEVELLAND...LUBBOCK...JAYTON...PADUCAH...PITCHFORK
 RANCH...ROPESVILLE 6NNW...AND SHALLOWATER
0.4 INCHES AT GUTHRIE...PADUCAH 15S AND OLTON
0.3 INCHES AT LAKE ALAN HENRY
0.2 INCHES AT POST
TRACE AT ASPERMONT...BROWNFIELD...PLAINS...TAHOKA AND WHITE RIVER
 LAKE

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