Hot and dry conditions with above normal temperatures during the first several days of the month, as an upper level high pressure system expanded over the region.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall occurred on September 5-8, when a moist airmass was in place.  Mention the more notable rainfall amounts.  A weak cold front moved south across west-central Texas on the 6th.  With more extensive cloud cover, temperatures were much cooler on the 6th across the northern and western Big Country, where highs were only in the a little cooler on the mid to upper 60s. Temperatures were slightly cooler on the 6th across the remainder of northern and central sections of west-central Texas.  

Hot and dry conditions occurred on the 9th and 10th.  Record high temperatures were set at Abilene (103 degrees) and San Angelo (102 degrees) on the 10th, and a record high minimum temperature was tied at Abilene (78 degrees) on the 10th. 

A weak cold front moved south across much of west-central Texas on the 10th and 11th. With a moist airmass, showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall occurred on the 11th, with the coverage more extensive across the area south of a line from Mertzon to Eden to Richland Springs.  Mention the more noteable rainfall amounts. 

Passage of a stronger cold front on the 12th brought an early taste of Fall to the area.            

 


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