PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
1056 AM CDT MON JUL 2 2001

...SAN ANGELO TIED ITS 10TH WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD...

CONDITIONS WERE DRIER AND WARMER THAN NORMAL FOR JUNE ACROSS WEST 
CENTRAL TEXAS. TEMPERATURES AT SAN ANGELO AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL FOR 
ALL EXCEPT ONE DAY OF THE MONTH. THE NUMBER OF DAYS WHERE TEMPERATURES
REACHED 100 DEGREES OR MORE TOTALED 6 IN SAN ANGELO AND 2 IN ABILENE.

AT THE SAN ANGELO REGIONAL AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE
WAS 83.6 DEGREES. THIS WAS 4.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 79.5 DEGREES. THIS TIED FOR THE TENTH WARMEST JUNE ON
RECORD. TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR JUNE WAS ONLY 0.26 INCH. THIS WAS 
2.07 INCHES BELOW THE MONTHLY NORMAL OF 2.33 INCHES. 

AT ABILENE REGIONAL AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE WAS
81.7 DEGREES. THIS WAS 1.5 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL AVERAGE 
TEMPERATURE OF 80.2 DEGREES. TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.38 INCHES. 
THIS WAS 1.48 INCHES BELOW THE MONTHLY NORMAL OF 2.86 INCHES.     

JUNE 2001 WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS...

ALTHOUGH SEVERAL SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM EVENTS OCCURRED DURING 
JUNE...THE COVERAGE DURING EACH EVENT WAS GENERALLY SCATTERED. 

CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTED MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS ON THE
1ST. ONE CLUSTER OF STORMS BROUGHT ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN TO 
PARTS OF THE BIG COUNTRY. ANOTHER CLUSTER OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS
DEVELOPED NEAR SAN ANGELO AND MOVED INTO THE SOUTHERN HEARTLAND AND
NORTHWEST HILL COUNTRY. THESE STORMS BROUGHT DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL
TO SAN ANGELO...WITH GOLFBALL SIZE HAIL REPORTED AT VANCOURT. A WIND
GUST OF 54 MPH WAS RECORDED AT THE SAN ANGELO REGIONAL AIRPORT. 
WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM ONE HALF TO 1.5 INCHES OCCURRED...
WITH SCATTERED LOCATIONS RECEIVING AMOUNTS RANGING FROM 2 TO 3.5
INCHES. 

ISOLATED STRONG STORMS OCCURRED OVER THE NORTHWEST BIG COUNTRY ON 
THE NIGHT OF THE 4TH AND EARLY MORNING HOURS OF THE 5TH. 
SCATTERED STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS OCCURRED ON THE EVENING OF
THE 6TH OVER THE NORTHERN EDWARDS PLATEAU AND WESTERN CONCHO VALLEY.
GOLFBALL SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED 10 MILES WEST OF SONORA. 

ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS BROUGHT WIND DAMAGE AND LARGE HAIL TO THE
WESTERN BIG COUNTRY DURING THE LATE EVENING HOURS OF THE 12TH. 
A TORNADO WAS REPORTED JUST NORTHWEST AND NORTH OF ROSCOE. IN ROSCOE
ITSELF...VERY STRONG WINDS OVERTURNED MULTIPLE TRUCKS AND CARS AT 
THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 84 AND INTERSTATE 20...AND CAUSED
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO TWO HOMES. FORTUNATELY NO INJURIES WERE 
REPORTED. GOLFBALL SIZE HAIL WAS ALSO REPORTED IN ROSCOE. WIND DAMAGE
WAS REPORTED TO ROOFS...TREES...AND POWER LINES IN SWEETWATER.
THE STORMS BROUGHT 1 TO 1.5 INCHES TO SCATTERED LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
WESTERN BIG COUNTRY. 

A LINE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS ALSO DEVELOPED ALONG A DRYLINE OVER 
WESTERN TEXAS ON THE EVENING OF THE 12TH. AS THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS
DISSIPATED...STRONG WINDS SURGED EAST ACROSS THE CONCHO VALLEY...
AND A PEAK WIND GUST OF 52 MPH AT THE SAN ANGELO REGIONAL AIRPORT.

BENEFICIAL RAIN FELL ACROSS MUCH OF THE BIG COUNTRY AND 
SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS ON THE 23RD...BUT THE  
COVERAGE WAS ISOLATED OVER THE CONCHO VALLEY AND HEARTLAND. MUCH
OF THE BIG COUNTRY RECEIVED OVER ONE HALF INCH OF RAIN...AND 
SCATTERED LOCATIONS RECEIVED 1 TO 3 INCH AMOUNTS. THE HEAVIEST RAIN 
FELL IN A BAND BETWEEN HASKELL AND CROSS PLAINS...WHERE SOME 
LOCATIONS RECEIVED 3 TO 5 INCHES. FARTHER SOUTH...STORMS OVER THE
NORTHERN EDWARDS PLATEAU AND NORTHWEST HILL COUNTRY BROUGHT SCATTERED
1 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL TOTALS...WITH ISOLATED 3 TO 4 INCH AMOUNTS IN 
MASON COUNTY. 

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED ACROSS MUCH OF WEST 
CENTRAL TEXAS ON THE 30TH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE GENERALLY LESS 
THAN ONE HALF INCH...BUT A FEW LOCATIONS RECEIVED ONE TO TWO INCHES.

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