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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
535 PM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...DALLAS/FORT WORTH CLIMATE NARRATIVE FOR SEPTEMBER 2014...

ON SEPTEMBER 10...THE TEMPERATURE AT DFW AIRPORT HIT 101 DEGREES.
THIS WAS THE 15TH AND LIKELY FINAL 100-DEGREE DAY OF THE YEAR. THIS
IS THE FEWEST TRIPLE-DIGIT HIGHS IN A YEAR SINCE 2007.

THERE WERE ONLY 5 DAYS DURING SEPTEMBER WITHOUT PRECIPITATION IN THE
NWS FORT WORTH AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (46 COUNTIES)...BUT FEW
LOCATIONS EXCEEDED NORMAL MONTHLY VALUES. ALTHOUGH MUCH OF TARRANT
COUNTY SAW HEAVY RAIN ON SEPTEMBER 6...THE BULK OF NORTH CENTRAL
TEXAS SAW LITTLE RAIN THE ENTIRE MONTH. DFW AIRPORT HAD 7 RAIN DAYS
BUT RECORDED ONLY 0.06 INCHES OF RAIN THE ENTIRE MONTH...MAKING THIS
THE DRIEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD. THE YEAR-TO-DATE TOTAL IS AMONG THE
DRIEST ON RECORD.

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DALLAS/FORT WORTH - LOWEST PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR SEPTEMBER

   1   0.06   2014*
   2   0.09   1984
   3   0.11   1921
   4   0.12   1939
   5   0.17   2000
   6   0.19   1948
   7   0.22   1983
   8   0.23   1956
   9   0.29   1898
  10   0.32   1937

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DALLAS/FORT WORTH - LOWEST JANUARY-SEPTEMBER PRECIPITATION TOTALS

   1   10.81   1909
   2   11.58   1899
   3   12.37   1972
   4   12.66   1956
   5   14.35   1952
   6   15.06   1901
   7   15.18   1954
   8   15.92   1910
   9   15.97   2014*
  10   16.02   1921

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

DFW AIRPORT            0.06    -2.49       15.97   -10.69       60
WACO                   1.28    -1.78       21.86    -3.36       87

DALLAS LOVE FIELD      0.11    -2.73       15.50   -11.66       57
FORT WORTH MEACHAM     0.91    -1.31       12.66   -14.00       47
DALLAS EXECUTIVE       0.81    -2.05       15.85   -14.35       52
FORT WORTH ALLIANCE    0.07    -2.89       15.83   -12.35       56
ARLINGTON              0.20    -3.56       12.89   -15.47       45

DENTON                 0.22    -2.61       17.90   -10.26       64
MCKINNEY               0.27    -2.85       15.71   -13.36       54
TERRELL                0.66    -2.25       16.42   -13.25       55
CORSICANA              0.36    -2.27       21.76    -6.58       77
MINERAL WELLS          0.04    -2.78       15.71    -8.61       65

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