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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
743 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...NOVEMBER 2014 TEMPERATURES SIGNIFICANTLY COLDER THAN NORMAL...

NOVEMBER HAS STARTED OUT CONSIDERABLY COLDER THAN NORMAL WITH 12
OUT OF THE FIRST 15 DAYS BELOW NORMAL. THE MONTHLY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE IS SIX TO EIGHT DEGREES BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. DESPITE THE
CONSISTENTLY COLD TEMPERATURES...THERE HAVE NOT BEEN ANY DAILY
TEMPERATURE RECORDS ESTABLISHED. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE
FIRST 15 DAYS AT HOUSTON WAS 57.5 DEGREES AND THIS IS THE NINTH
COLDEST START TO THE MONTH IN RECORDED HISTORY. COLLEGE STATION
HAS RECORDED AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 55.2 DEGREES THROUGH THE
15TH AND THIS IS THE 6TH COLDEST START TO NOVEMBER IN RECORDED
HISTORY. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT GALVESTON HAS BEEN 62.7
DEGREES AND THIS IS THE 30TH COOLEST START TO NOVEMBER. BELOW IS A
TABLE WITH THE AVERAGE HIGH...AVERAGE LOW AND AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE FOR THE FOUR PRIMARY CLIMATE SITES ACROSS SOUTHEAST
TEXAS AND THE FIVE COOLEST VALUES FOR EACH OF THESE CLIMATE SITES.

                         TEMPERATURE VALUES
                           NOV 1 - NOV 15

                          CITY OF HOUSTON

                   AVG           AVG         AVG
                   HIGH          LOW         MONTHLY

                63.9 1991     40.8 1991     52.3 1991
                65.1 1997     40.9 1976     53.5 1976
                65.7 1926     41.2 1889     54.6 1970
                65.8 1920     41.3 1979     55.0 1889
                66.1 1976     41.8 1970     55.6 1997

2014 VALUES     67.0 7TH      47.9 15TH     57.5 9TH
NORMAL          75.0          54.5          64.8
DEPARTURE       -8.0          -6.6          -7.3

                          COLLEGE STATION

                   AVG           AVG         AVG
                   HIGH          LOW         MONTHLY

                63.0 1991     40.1 1991     51.6 1991
                64.7 1976     42.0 1970     53.6 1976
                64.8 1997     42.4 1979     53.7 1970
                64.9 2014     42.5 1976     54.7 1997
                65.5 1970     43.1 1949     54.9 1979

2014 VALUES     64.9 4TH      45.5 11TH     55.2 6TH
NORMAL          73.7          53.3          63.5
DEPARTURE       -8.8          -7.8          -8.3

                           CITY OF GALVESTON

                   AVG           AVG         AVG
                   HIGH          LOW         MONTHLY

                61.5 1991     49.5 1991     55.5 1991
                62.3 1976     51.7 1976     57.0 1976
                65.1 1923     52.5 1889     58.9 1970
                65.1 1920     52.6 1880     59.3 1889
                65.1 1880     53.3 1936     59.8 1926

2014 VALUES     68.7 39TH     56.6 22ND     62.7 30TH
NORMAL          74.0          61.0          67.5
DEPARTURE       -5.3          -4.4          -4.85

                           HOUSTON HOBBY

                   AVG           AVG         AVG
                   HIGH          LOW         MONTHLY

                64.5 1991     45.5 1970     55.2 1991
                65.8 1976     45.6 1976     55.7 1976
                67.2 1997     46.0 1991     57.2 1970
                67.7 2014     46.4 1979     58.1 1979
                68.0 1959     46.5 1945     58.6 1959

2014 VALUES     67.7 4TH      51.0 21ST     59.3 10TH
NORMAL          74.9          56.3          65.6
DEPARTURE       -7.2          -5.3          -6.25


ALTHOUGH TONIGHTS COLD FRONT WILL BRING A FEW DAYS OF COLD
TEMPERATURES BACK TO SOUTHEAST TEXAS...A BRIEF WARM UP IS
EXPECTED AT THE END OF THIS WEEK BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE AREA ON THE 24TH OR 25TH. UNLESS THERE IS A
SIGNIFICANT SHIFT IN THE WEATHER PATTERN...IT APPEARS THAT
NOVEMBER 2014 TEMPERATURES WILL BE 4 TO 7 DEGREES BELOW THE
CLIMATE NORMALS.


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