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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:21 AM CDT on September 02, 2014


... August 2014 ended warm and wet for North Platte and
cool and wet for Valentine ...

After seeing a very wet June then a very dry July... August
returned to an active pattern and above normal rainfall across
the area. North Platte actually ended up with the 8th wettest
August on record. Typically July is the warmest month of the
year... by about 2 degrees over August... however in 2014 August
ended up warmer than July... thanks to a cool July.

For North Platte... the average daily mean temperature for August
was 73.0 degrees... which was 0.9 degrees above the normal of 72.1
degrees. The average daily high temperature was 86.8 degrees
which was 0.7 degrees above the normal of 86.1 degrees. The
average daily low temperature for the month was 59.2 degrees
which was 1.0 degrees above the normal of 58.2 degrees. No
temperature records were set at North Platte.

For Valentine... the average daily mean temperature for August was
72.2 degrees... which was 0.6 degrees below the normal of 72.8
degrees. The average daily high temperature was 85.4
degrees... which was 1.6 degrees below the normal of 87.0 degrees.
The average daily minimum temperature was 59.0 degrees... which
was 0.3 degrees above the normal of 58.7 degrees. No temperature
records were set during the month of July.

At Lee Bird Field in North Platte... precipitation for August
totaled 5.10 inches... which was 2.81 inches above the normal of
2.29 inches. This ranks 8th as the wettest August on record. The
wettest August occurred in 1950 when 7.16 inches was recorded. One
daily precipitation record was set during the month. On August 27
a total of 1.33 inches was recorded. This broke the previous
record of 1.10 inches set in 1903.

At Miller Field in Valentine... precipitation for August totaled
2.62 inches which was 0.44 inches above the normal of 2.18
inches. No daily precipitation records were set during August.


           North Platte summary Valentine summary
         | Aug 14 | norm | diff | | Aug 14 | norm | diff |
avg temp | 73.0 | 72.1 | +0.9 | | 72.2 | 72.8 | -0.6 |
avg high | 86.8 | 86.1 | +0.7 | | 85.4 | 87.0 | -1.6 |
avg low | 59.2 | 58.2 | +1.0 | | 59.0 | 58.7 | +0.3 |
precip | 5.10 | 2.29 | +2.81 | | 2.62 | 2.18 | +0.44 |

..North Platte and Valentine precipitation totals for the 12
previous months...

                        precipitation departure
                        lbf vtn lbf vtn
month

September 2013 5.08 1.55 +3.76 -0.09
October 2013 1.66 3.21 +0.11 +1.96
November 2013 0.51 0.52 -0.13 -0.13
December 2013 0.16 0.71 -0.25 +0.34

January 2014 0.32 0.04 -0.02 -0.22
February 2014 0.73 0.62 +0.23 +0.14
March 2014 0.79 0.49 -0.26 -0.58
April 2014 0.64 3.05 -1.63 +0.83
may 2014 1.81 3.01 -1.47 -0.12
June 2014 8.75 8.63 +5.33 +5.07
July 2014 0.14 0.58 -2.93 -2.63
August 2014 5.10 2.62 +2.81 +0.44

Totals 25.69 25.03 +5.46 +5.01


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