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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
732 AM CDT TUE JUL 1 2014

...WACO CLIMATE NARRATIVE FOR JUNE 2014...

JUNE WAS THE 9TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH WITH A BELOW NORMAL MEAN
TEMPERATURE AT WACO. THROUGH THE END OF JUNE...IT WAS THE COOLEST
START TO A YEAR SINCE 1997. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE YEAR
TO DATE (JANUARY 1 TO JUNE 30) WAS THE 2ND COOLEST ON RECORD.

THROUGH JUNE 30...THE MERCURY HAD YET TO REACH 95 DEGREES IN 2014.
JULY 8 IS THE LATEST ON RECORD FOR THE FIRST 95-DEGREE DAY.

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WACO - LATEST DATES FOR FIRST OCCURRENCE OF 95 DEGREES

   1   JULY 8, 1995
   2   JULY 8, 1975
   3   JULY 7, 2000
   4   JULY 7, 1919
   5   JULY 3, 1997
   6   JULY 1, 1941
   7   JUNE 29, 1979
   8   JUNE 28, 1973
   9   JUNE 27, 1983
  10   JUNE 25, 1955

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IMPACTED WACO ON JUNE 22. THE PEAK GUST AT WACO
REGIONAL AIRPORT WAS 59 MPH...THE STRONGEST WIND MEASURED AT THE
SITE SINCE FEBRUARY 2013. NEARLY 4 INCHES OF RAIN (3.85 INCHES) FELL
IN JUST 42 MINUTES. THE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL QUICKLY FLOODED ROADS...
CLAIMING THE LIFE OF A MOTORIST IN WACO.

THE 24-HOUR TOTAL FOR THE EVENT WAS 4.39 INCHES. THIS WAS THE 6TH
TIME IN THE LAST 4 YEARS THAT WACO HAS HAD AT LEAST 4 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION IN 24 HOURS...AND THE 10TH TIME WITH AT LEAST 3 INCHES.
(THREE OF THESE EVENTS ARE AMONG THE GREATEST 24-HOUR TOTALS ON
RECORD FOR WACO.)

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WACO - 24-HR PRECIP TOTALS EXCEEDING 3 INCHES (JULY 2010 - JUNE 2014)

     5.89    SEPTEMBER 7-8, 2010     7TH GREATEST 24-HOUR TOTAL
     5.83    OCTOBER 9, 2011         8TH GREATEST 24-HOUR TOTAL
     6.17    MARCH 19-20, 2012       4TH GREATEST 24-HOUR TOTAL
     3.23    SEPTEMBER 29-30, 2012
     4.46    JANUARY 8-9, 2013
     4.42    JULY 14-15, 2013
     3.02    SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2013
     3.59    OCTOBER 15-16, 2013
     3.40    MAY 12-13, 2014
     4.39    JUNE 22-23, 2014 *

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WACO - GREATEST MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR JUNE

   1   12.06   1961
   2   10.55   1927
   3   10.21   1938
   4    9.89   1919
   5    8.76   2007
   6    8.31   2014*
   7    7.91   2004
   8    7.61   2000
   9    7.23   1981
  10    7.10   1973

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

WACO                   8.31    +4.88       19.45    +1.13      106
DFW AIRPORT            3.26    -0.53       10.59    -9.45       53

DALLAS LOVE FIELD      2.92    -1.19       10.95    -9.29       54
FORT WORTH MEACHAM     3.76    -1.37       10.50    -9.68       52
DALLAS EXECUTIVE       3.67    -0.46       12.42    -8.84       58
FORT WORTH ALLIANCE    4.91    +0.66       12.45    -7.70       62
ARLINGTON              3.04    -1.18        8.52   -11.76       42

DENTON                 3.51    -0.88       10.62   -10.45       50
MCKINNEY               1.23    -2.81        9.77   -12.03       45
TERRELL                1.83    -2.31       10.95   -11.03       50
CORSICANA              9.74    +5.56       18.71    -2.78       87
MINERAL WELLS          6.52    +2.36       11.45    -5.82       66

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