PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1103 AM CDT TUE JUN 15 2010

...WARM TEMPERATURES TO PERSIST THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH...

    ...RAINFALL PATTERNS VARY ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS...

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO AFFECT SOUTHEAST TEXAS.
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ARE NOT QUITE AS WARM AS LAST JUNE BUT
CONTINUE TO AVERAGE 2 TO 3 DEGREES WARMER THAN THE 30 YEAR
CLIMATOLOGICAL AVERAGES. IN PARTICULAR...MINIMUM TEMPERATURES HAVE
BEEN QUITE WARM AS OF LATE WITH LOW TEMPERATURES BARELY FALLING
BELOW 80 DEGREES.

MINOR DROUGHT CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
TEXAS. THERE IS NO PATTERN TO THE RAINFALL THIS YEAR AS RAINFALL
TOTALS VARY GREATLY BETWEEN NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES. 2010 RAINFALL
AT HOBBY AIRPORT IS ONLY 13.31 INCHES WHILE NEAR BY AT
SUGAR LAND...THE 2010 RAINFALL IS 20.85 INCHES. HUNTSVILLE HAS
RECEIVED 8.49 INCHES OF RAIN THIS YEAR...YET COLLEGE STATION HAS
RECEIVED 19.06 INCHES OF RAIN. ARE WE IN A DROUGHT? PROBABLY YES
IF YOU LIVE IN HUNTSVILLE AND PROBABLY NOT IF YOU LIVE IN COLLEGE
STATION.

A WEAK DISTURBANCE MOVING INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS WILL BRING A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION TODAY AND AGAIN
WEDNESDAY. LOOKING FURTHER AHEAD...UPPER LEVEL RIDGING WILL EXPAND
OVER TEXAS BRINGING A CONTINUATION OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES
AND AN EXTENDED DRY PERIOD THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH.

BELOW IS A TABLE WITH MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTALS FOR SOME COMMUNITIES
ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS. THESE VALUES WILL SHOW THE VARIABILITY IN
2010 RAINFALL PATTERNS:

COMMUNITY    JAN   FEB   MAR   APR   MAY   JUN   YEAR    DEP

BUSH IAH     2.53  3.55  1.88  2.81  3.68  0.81  15.26  -6.17
HOBBY APT    2.30  3.38  2.04  1.06  1.71  2.82  13.31  -8.97
COL STN      2.93  2.77  2.62  1.11  2.00  7.63  19.06  +0.23
HUNTSVILLE   1.86  1.98  1.34  0.80  0.67  1.84   8.49 -12.82
SGR LND      1.86  2.94  3.25  2.09  4.75  5.96  20.85  -0.92
HOUSTON NWS  2.41  4.25  2.21  0.61  2.19  4.39  16.06  -9.29
ANGLETON     3.02  3.55  1.81  2.51  2.51        13.40  -9.41
PALACIOS     5.91  4.53  1.81  1.49  4.57  1.72  20.03  +2.63
CONROE       2.69  3.24  2.01  1.85  1.36  1.92  13.07  -8.34
DW HOOKS     1.73  3.68  2.57  1.16  3.61  0.92  13.67  -1.44
ALVIN        3.08  3.69  2.45  0.92  2.38  2.91  15.43
ANAHUAC      1.94  4.70  2.10  0.30  3.05  1.34  13.43
BAYTOWN      2.89  3.60  2.33  0.79  6.23  1.67  17.51
BRENHAM      2.98  5.39  2.41  1.00  2.73  4.50  19.01
CLEVELAND    2.75  4.07  2.92  0.72  2.50  4.40  17.36
COLUMBUS     3.26  4.04  3.65  1.07  3.81  2.80  18.63
CROCKETT     2.03  3.87  4.89  1.72  1.17  4.52  18.20
DANEVANG     3.47  3.35  1.63  0.52  7.88  3.20  20.05
HOU HTS      2.02  4.21  2.36  1.13  4.12  1.96  15.80
HOU WBURY    2.56  3.32  2.82  1.66  3.80  2.65  16.81
KATY         2.37  2.40  3.65  1.89  6.06  3.06  19.43
MATAGORDA    6.88  4.53  1.15  1.74  2.20  2.50  19.00
RICHMOND     1.71  3.01  2.71  1.54  5.01  2.96  16.94
SOMERVILLE   2.94  3.42  2.15  1.77  2.71  3.77  16.76
WASHINGTON   2.54  3.59  1.60  3.45  3.03  4.84  19.05
WHARTON      0.90  3.89  2.16  0.48  2.85  3.55  13.83

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