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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
405 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...DFW REACHES 100 DEGREES FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR...

AT 353 PM TODAY...DFW REACHED 100 DEGREES. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME
THIS YEAR THAT THE OFFICIAL DALLAS FORT WORTH SITE HAS REACHED 100
DEGREES.

THE LAST TIME THAT DFW REACHED 100 DEGREES WAS SEPTEMBER 10TH 2014.
DFW/S FIRST 100 DEGREE-DAY LAST YEAR WAS ON JULY 13TH AND FOR THE
YEAR THERE WERE 15 DAYS WITH HIGHS OF 100 DEGREES OR HIGHER.

DFW AVERAGES 18 100-DEGREE DAYS A YEAR. THERE HAVE BEEN AS MANY AS
71 100-DEGREE DAYS /BACK IN 2011/ AND THERE HAVE BEEN TWO YEARS WHEN
THE OFFICIAL DALLAS/FORT WORTH SITE DID NOT REACH 100-DEGREES: 1906
AND 1973. THE GREATEST NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE 100-DEGREE DAYS IS 42
WHICH OCCURRED FROM JUNE 23RD THROUGH AUGUST 3RD 1980.

THE AVERAGE FIRST 100-DEGREE DAY AT DFW IS JUNE 30TH. THE OFFICIAL
DALLAS/FORT WORTH SITE HAS REACHED 100 DEGREES AS EARLY AS MARCH 9TH
/BACK IN 1911/.  THE LATEST FIRST OCCURRENCE OF 100 DEGREES IN A
YEAR IS AUGUST 23RD /IN 1989/. IT HAS REACHED 100 DEGREES AS LATE AS
OCTOBER 3RD /IN 1951/. THE AVERAGE LAST 100-DEGREE DATE IS AUGUST
26TH. RECORDS FOR THE OFFICIAL DALLAS/FORT WORTH SITE STARTED ON
SEPTEMBER 1ST 1898.  SINCE THEN...THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN 4 MONTHS THAT
HAVE NEVER REACHED 100 DEGREES: NOVEMBER...DECEMBER...JANUARY AND
FEBRUARY.

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