PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
800 PM CDT THU JUN 30 2005

...PRECIIPTATION WAS BELOW NORMAL ACROSS MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL 
TEXAS IN JUNE...

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS LESS THAN ONE INCH ACROSS 
MUCH OF THE REGION. PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN HALF OF OF WEST CENTRAL
TEXAS RECEIVED ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN. IN PARTS OF THE BIG 
COUNTRY...MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS 2 TO 3 INCHES NORTHWEST OF A 
LINE FROM WOODSON TO ANSON TO MARYNEAL...AND IN PARTS OF CALLAHAN
COUNTY.

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL IN JUNE. 
THE NUMER OF DAYS WHERE THE HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED 100 DEGREES
OR MORE INCLUDED ONE AT SAN ANGELO AND ONE AT JUNCTION. ABILENE
RECORDED NO DAYS WHERE THE HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED 100 DEGREES 
OR MORE.

AT ABILENE REGIONAL AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR 
JUNE WAS 80.3 DEGREES. THIS WAS 0.5 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL 
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 79.8 DEGREES. TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR 
JUNE WAS 0.72 INCHES. THIS WAS 2.34 INCHES BELOW THE MONTHLY 
NORMAL OF 3.06 INCHES.

AT SAN ANGELO REGIONAL AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR 
JUNE WAS 80.5 DEGREES. THIS WAS 1.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL 
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 79.2 DEGREES. TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR 
JUNE WAS 0.98 INCHES. THIS WAS 1.54 INCHES BELOW THE MONTHLY 
NORMAL OF 2.52 INCHES. 


JUNE 2005 WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS...

THE ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN FROM LATE MAY CONTINUED INTO THE FIRST 
PART OF JUNE. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING INTO THE REGION 
DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF THE 3RD BROUGHT AN AREA OF 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY 
RAINFALL. STRONG WINDS OCCURRED JUST AFTER THE PRECIPITATION ENDED 
ACROSS THE BIG COUNTRY. THE STRONG WINDS DOWNED SEVERAL POWER POLES 
AND BLEW THE ROOF OFF OF A RESTUARANT IN ROSCOE (NOLAN COUNTY). 
RECORDED PEAK WIND GUSTS INCLUDED 60 MPH AT THE ABILENE REGIONAL 
AIRPORT...AND 58 MPH IN SWEETWATER. 

THE HEAVY RAIN CAUSED FLASH FLOODING OF A FEW ROADS IN MENARD 
COUNTY...AROUND 8 MILES SOUTH OF THE TOWN OF MENARD. THE HEAVIEST
RAIN (1 TO 3 INCHES) FROM THIS EVENT FELL IN A BAND EXTENDING FROM 
NORTHERN CROCKETT COUNTY EAST ACROSS MENARD COUNTY. A BAND OF 1 TO 
2 INCH RAINFALL OCCURRED FROM HASKELL TO SWEETWATER.     

A SEVERE WEATHER EVENT OCCURRED ACROSS THE BIG COUNTRY AND 
PARTS OF THE HEARTLAND ON THE LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY 
NIGHTTIME HOURS OF THE 4TH...AS A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
MOVED INTO THE REGION AND INTERACTED WITH A VERY UNSTABLE 
AIRMASS. SEVERAL STORMS PRODUCED VERY HAIL RANGING FROM GOLFBALL 
TO SOFTBALL SIZE. THE LARGEST HAIL REPORTS INCLUDED TENNIS BALL 
SIZE 4 MILES NORTH OF HASKELL...AND UP TO SOFTBALL SIZE IN
PUTNAM (CALLAHAN COUNTY). THIS HAIL CAUSED MAJOR DAMAGE TO ROOFS 
AND VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAINFALL (SEVERAL INCHES) 
FROM THE STORM IN THE AREA AROUND PUTNAM CAUSED FLASH FLOODING OF 
ROADS. INTERSTATE 20 WAS CLOSED ALONG WITH SEVERAL OTHER ROADS IN 
PART OF CALLAHAN COUNTY DUE TO THE FLOODING.  

ON THE EVENING AND EARLY NIGHTTIME HOURS OF THE 5TH...SEVERE STORMS 
PRODUCED SEVERAL LANDSPOUT TYPE TORNADO TOUCHDOWNS IN NOLAN COUNTY. 
THESE OCCURRED MAINLY BETWEEN ROSCOE AND WASTELLA. NO DAMAGE WAS
REPORTED FROM THESE TORNADOES. 

FROM THE 10TH TO 14TH...ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS AFFECTED MAINLY THE
NORTHERN HALF OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS. ON THE EVENING OF THE 12TH A 
TORNADO WAS REPORTED 5 MILES NORTH OF ROTAN IN FAR NORTHERN FISHER
COUNTY. NO DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY THIS TORNADO. SCATTERED STRONG TO
SEVERE STORMS OCCURRED IN THE BIG COUNTRY DURING THE POST MIDNIGHT
AND EARLY MORNING HOURS OF THE 14TH...AS A COLD FRONT ENTERED THE
REGION. QUARTER SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED NEAR STAMFORD...AND GOLFBALL
SIZE HAIL COVERED THE GROUND IN NORTHEASTERN THROCKMORTON COUNTY
(3 MILES WEST OF ELBERT). IN ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN CAUSED 
FLASH FLOODING OF NUMEROUS ROADS IN HASKELL COUNTY. 

DURING THE SECOND HALF OF JUNE...A LARGE UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE
SYSTEM DEVELOPED AND REMAINED IN CLOSE ENOUGH PROXIMITY TO DOMINATE
THE WEATHER IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS. THIS RESULTED IN A PERSISTENT 
PATTERN WITH NO RAIN...CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND DAYTIME HIGH 
TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S ACROSS THE REGION. A COMBINATION OF DRIER 
AIR...CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO COOL INTO 
THE UPPER 50S FOR LOWS ON THE 22ND...AT A FEW LOCATIONS IN CENTRAL 
AND SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE AREA.

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