Public Information Statement
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
730 AM CST SUN NOV 2 2014

...DALLAS/FORT WORTH CLIMATE NARRATIVE FOR OCTOBER 2014...

ALTHOUGH CLIMATOLOGICALLY ONE OF THE WETTEST MONTHS OF THE YEAR...
THIS OCTOBER WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL ACROSS THE VAST MAJORITY OF NORTH
TEXAS. DFW AIRPORT TOPPED 2 INCHES FOR THE MONTH...FAR MORE THAN THE
0.06 INCHES DURING THE RECORD-DRY SEPTEMBER THAT PRECEDED IT...BUT
WELL BELOW THE NORMAL VALUE OF MORE THAN 4 INCHES. YEAR-TO-DATE
PRECIPITATION DEFICITS EXCEED 10 INCHES ACROSS THE DALLAS/FORT WORTH
METROPLEX.

THERE WERE 6 DAYS DURING THE MONTH WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S
AT DFW AIRPORT...INCLUDING A RECORD-TYING 98 DEGREES ON OCTOBER 7.
THERE WERE ONLY 2 DAYS WITH HIGHS BELOW 70 DEGREES...ONE OF WHICH
WAS HALLOWEEN. THE TEMPERATURE DID NOT FALL BELOW 50 DEGREES THE
ENTIRE MONTH UNTIL THE FINAL MINUTES OF THE MONTH. THE MEAN
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS MORE THAN 4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...
TYING OCTOBER 1928 AS THE 9TH WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD.

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AIRPORT SITES              OCTOBER           JANUARY-OCTOBER 2014
                       2014  DEPARTURE     TOTAL  DEPARTURE  PERCENT

DFW AIRPORT            2.09    -2.13       18.06   -12.82       58
WACO                   5.01    +1.11       26.87    -2.25       92

DALLAS LOVE FIELD      3.10    -1.69       18.60   -13.35       58
FORT WORTH MEACHAM     1.85    -2.40       14.51   -16.40       47
DALLAS EXECUTIVE       2.96    -1.50       18.81   -15.85       54
FORT WORTH ALLIANCE    1.77    -2.42       17.60   -14.77       54
ARLINGTON              2.99    -1.60       15.88   -17.07       48

DENTON                 2.94    -1.80       20.84   -12.06       63
MCKINNEY               4.12    -0.55       19.83   -13.91       59
TERRELL                3.92    -0.64       20.34   -13.89       59
CORSICANA              3.72    -0.86       25.48    -7.44       77
MINERAL WELLS          1.64    -2.09       17.35   -10.70       62

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