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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
222 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

    ...NEW RAINFALL RECORDS SHATTERED AT BRENHAM...

RAINFALL TOTALS AT BRENHAM TEXAS WERE SIMPLY OFF THE CHARTS
YESTERDAY. RAINFALL TOTALS AT THE AUTOMATED WEATHER OBSERVATION
SYSTEM (AWOS) TALLIED 16.62 INCHES. THIS IS THE WETTEST CALENDAR
DAY IN CITY HISTORY. BELOW ARE THE FIVE WETTEST CALENDAR DAYS IN
CITY HISTORY PRIOR TO TODAY:

RAINFALL        DATE
(INCHES)

10.38           OCT 17 1994
10.25           OCT 18 1998
10.02           OCT  3 1902
 8.76           JUN 29 1899
 7.28           MAR 13 1946

16.62           MAY 26 2016

THE ONE DAY TOTAL WOULD ACTUALLY BE THE THIRD WETTEST MONTH ON
RECORD. BELOW ARE THE FIVE WETTEST MONTHS PRIOR TO TODAYS RAIN:

MONTHLY
RAINFALL        DATE

22.01           JUN 1899
17.51           OCT 1994
17.05           OCT 2002
15.69           JUN 2004*
15.55           SEP 1998*

20.17           MAY 2016

* WITH 16.62 INCHES FALLING ON THE 26TH

HERE ARE THE FIVE WETTEST MONTH OF MAYS IN BRENHAM CITY HISTORY
PRIOR TO TODAYS RAIN:

RAINFALL        DATE

15.09           2015
14.77           1965
12.57           2014
12.55           1919
12.30           1935

20.17           2016


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