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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
1040 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...WACO CLIMATE NARRATIVE FOR AUGUST 2014...

AUGUST WAS THE FIRST MONTH WITH AN ABOVE NORMAL MEAN TEMPERATURE AT
WACO REGIONAL AIRPORT SINCE SEPTEMBER 2013. DESPITE THE RELATIVE
WARMTH...2014 WAS THE COOLEST SUMMER SINCE RAINY 2007. THERE HAVE
BEEN 13 TRIPLE-DIGIT HIGH TEMPERATURES SO FAR IN 2014...ALL OF WHICH
OCCURRED DURING JULY AND AUGUST. THIS IS THE FEWEST AT THIS POINT IN
A CALENDAR YEAR SINCE 2007 AND IS WELL BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE OF
24 DAYS.

AFTER 8.31 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN JUNE...ONLY 1.13 INCHES FELL
DURING JULY AND AUGUST COMBINED. THE SUMMER TOTAL WAS MORE THAN 2
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL...WHICH BELIES THE DRYNESS OF THE LAST 2 MONTHS.

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

WACO                   0.98    -1.07       20.58    -1.58       93
DFW AIRPORT            4.34    +2.43       15.91    -8.20       66

DALLAS LOVE FIELD      3.26    +1.39       15.39    -8.93       63
FORT WORTH MEACHAM     0.26    -1.58       11.79   -12.69       48
DALLAS EXECUTIVE       1.05    -2.52       15.04   -12.30       55
FORT WORTH ALLIANCE    1.10    -1.41       15.76    -9.46       62
ARLINGTON              2.83    +0.86       12.69   -11.91       52

DENTON                 0.82    -0.95       17.68    -7.65       70
MCKINNEY               0.87    -1.08       15.44   -10.51       59
TERRELL                1.16    -0.96       15.76   -11.00       59
CORSICANA              1.77    -0.34       21.40    -4.31       83
MINERAL WELLS          3.31    +1.07       15.67    -5.83       73

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