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June 2014 - Report and Summary

The month of June 2014 saw slightly above normal temperatures and precipitation. Compared with June 2013, the month was 1.6 deg. Cooler, and 3.67 inches wetter. Year-to-date rainfall through the end of June was 1.98 inches greater in 2014 than in the previous year. The thirty-day outlook had called for below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation. When revised at the end of May, it called for near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

The region was under upper air high pressure through the 8th, with slightly above normal temperatures. Tyler reached 90 for the first time this year on the 4th 27 days later than the May 8 median. An upper air storm crossed on the 9th and 10th, with rains of between one and four inches amounts increasing from southwest to northeast.

The attendant cold front brought low humidities and cooler temperatures through the 11th. Weak upper air high pressure controlled through the 16th, when it shifted eastward. Weak disturbances cutting through the ridge brought showers on the afternoon of the 12th.

The sea-breeze was active between the 17th and 19th, with showers on each afternoon most common on the 18th.

A pair of upper air lows crossed during the week of the 22nd, bringing widespread rains of two or more inches, and temperatures slightly below normal. Weak upper air high pressure built back into the region on the 29th to end the month. This suppressed showers and took temperatures back to near normal levels.

The reporting period for temperatures and phenomenon on each day is for the twenty-four hours ending at midnight hours GMT--6 p.m. CST and 7 p.m. CDT. The reporting period for precipitation is for the twenty-four hours ending at noon GMT--6 a.m. CST and 7 a.m. CDT. All times are given using the twenty-four hour clock, and are expressed in Greenwich Mean Time.

Observations are from NWS Station 41/9207/4 in Tyler, Texas. The term "normal" refers to averages from the standard climatic period 1971-2000.

June 2014



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