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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
835 AM CDT TUE JUL 1 2014

...JUNE 2014 WAS THE WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD FOR VALENTINE AND SECOND
WETTEST ON RECORD FOR NORTH PLATTE...

AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN DEVELOPED DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF JUNE
AND PERSISTED THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH. NUMEROUS UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES...BROUGHT OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA THIS PAST JUNE. IN ADDITION TO
ABUNDANT RAINFALL...SEVERE STORMS WITH LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS
AND TORNADOES OCCURRED DURING THE MONTH AS WELL. BY THE END OF THE
MONTH...VALENTINE TALLIED 8.63 INCHES AND NORTH PLATTE 8.75 INCHES
OF RAIN. IMPERIAL AND BROKEN BOW REPORTED 7.05 AND 7.76 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RESPECTIVELY.

FOR NORTH PLATTE...THE AVERAGE DAILY MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE WAS
67.8 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.1 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 67.9
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 81.0 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 0.8 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 81.8 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY
LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 54.6 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.6 DEGREES
ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 54.0 DEGREES. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE
SET FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE IN NORTH PLATTE.

FOR VALENTINE...THE AVERAGE DAILY MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE WAS 66.6
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.9 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 67.5 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 78.8 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.3
DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 81.1 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 54.4 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.4 DEGREES ABOVE THE
NORMAL OF 54.0 DEGREES.

AT LEE BIRD FIELD IN NORTH PLATTE...PRECIPITATION FOR JUNE TOTALED
8.75 INCHES...WHICH WAS 5.33 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 3.42 INCHES.
JUNE 2014 WILL GO DOWN AS THE SECOND WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD. ONE
DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD WAS SET DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE. ON THE
6TH...2.32 INCHES OF RAIN FELL AT LEE BIRD FIELD BREAKING THE RECORD
OF 1.36 INCHES SET PREVIOUSLY IN 1967.

AT MILLER FIELD IN VALENTINE...PRECIPITATION FOR JUNE TOTALED 8.63
INCHES WHICH WAS 5.07 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 3.56 INCHES. JUNE
2014 WILL GO DOWN AS THE WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD FOR VALENTINE. THE
PREVIOUS MONTHLY RECORD WAS 8.18 INCHES SET IN 1905. THREE DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE IN VALENTINE
AND ARE SUMMARIZED BELOW...

DATE                PRECIPITATION           PREVIOUS RECORD AND YEAR

 6                      2.53                       1.53/1994
 8                      1.42                       1.18/1947
27                      1.59                       1.47/1905

..NORTH PLATTE AND VALENTINE PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR THE 12
PREVIOUS MONTHS...

                        PRECIPITATION             DEPARTURE
                        LBF       VTN           LBF       VTN
MONTH

JULY 2013               2.74      3.78         -0.33     +0.57
AUGUST 2013             3.51      2.01         +1.22     -0.17
SEPTEMBER 2013          5.08      1.55         +3.76     -0.09
OCTOBER 2013            1.66      3.21         +0.11     +1.96
NOVEMBER 2013           0.51      0.52         -0.13     -0.13
DECEMBER 2013           0.16      0.71         -0.25     +0.34

JANUARY 2014            0.32      0.04         -0.02     -0.22
FEBRUARY 2014           0.73      0.62         +0.23     +0.14
MARCH 2014              0.79      0.49         -0.26     -0.58
APRIL 2014              0.64      3.05         -1.63     +0.83
MAY 2014                1.81      3.01         -1.47     -0.12
JUNE 2014               8.75      8.63         +5.33     +5.07

TOTALS                 26.70     27.62         +6.56     +7.60

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