PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
545 AM CDT SUN OCT 5 2003

...TEMPERATURES AVERAGED BELOW NORMAL AND PRECIPITATION VARIED FROM
ABOVE TO BELOW NORMAL IN SEPTEMBER...

AT ABILENE REGIONAL AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER
WAS 73.2 DEGREES. THIS WAS 2.3 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 75.5 DEGREES. TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR SEPTEMBER WAS
1.02 INCHES. THIS WAS 1.89 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2.91 INCHES.

AT SAN ANGELO REGIONAL AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR
SEPTEMBER WAS 74.0 DEGREES. THIS WAS 0.8 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.8 DEGREES. TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR
SEPTEMBER WAS 3.16 INCHES. THIS WAS 0.21 INCHES ABOVE THE MONTHLY
NORMAL OF 2.95 INCHES.

SEPTEMBER 2003 WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS...

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS
DURING THE MONTH...AND WERE BROUGHT ABOUT BY UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES AND COLD FRONTS. SOME CONTAINED LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES. SAN ANGELO RECEIVED 2.20 INCHES OF RAIN ON
THE 25TH...AND JUNCTION RECEIVED 2.26 INCHES ON THE 11TH. A FEW
LOCATIONS RECEIVED OVER THREE INCHES.

THE HEAVY RAIN CAUSED LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING. ROAD FLOODING
OCCURRED IN PARTS OF THE HEARTLAND ON THE MORNING OF THE 14TH...AND
IN MCCULLOCH COUNTY ON THE 25TH. STREET FLOODING OCCURRED IN SAN
ANGELO ON THE 25TH. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAUSED WIND DAMAGE 8 MILES
WEST OF MASON ON THE 11TH...AS 65 MPH WINDS DAMAGED SHINGLES AND
BROKE TREE LIMBS.

THE COLD FRONTS ALSO BROUGHT COOLER AIR INTO THE REGION...AND HIGH
TEMPERATURES WERE TYPICALLY IN THE 70S ON THE DAYS FOLLOWING THE
FRONTAL PASSAGES.

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