Record Snowfall in Texas

Well, more Global Warming gloom and doom; it snowed in Texas this April. Oops, they have that covered also, because of Global Warming it snowed in April. Hum.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT…CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
955 AM CDT SUN APR 8 2007

…HISTORIC APRIL SNOWFALL EVENT ACROSS NORTH TEXAS…

AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIRMASS COMBINED WITH A STRONG UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVING IN FROM THE PACIFIC RESULTED IN UNPRECEDENTED
APRIL SNOWFALL YESTERDAY.

OFFICIALLY AT DALLAS-FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT…A TRACE OF
SNOWFALL FELL YESTERDAY. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THAT SNOW HAS
FALLEN IN APRIL IN EXACTLY 69 YEARS…WHEN A TRACE OF SNOW FELL ON
APRIL 7 AND APRIL 8, 1938. THIS IS ALSO ONLY THE FIFTH TIME THAT
SNOW WAS REPORTED AT DFW IN THE MONTH OF APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN.
YESTERDAYS SNOWFALL TIES BOTH THE MONTHLY AND DAILY RECORDS FOR
APRIL. DALLAS/FORT WORTH ALSO SET A RECORD DAILY LOW MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 44 DEGREES…WHICH BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 46 DEGREES
SET BACK IN 1938.

OFFICIALLY AT WACO…A TOTAL OF 3.4 INCHES OF SNOW FELL YESTERDAY.
THIS SETS A NEW DAILY AND MONTHLY RECORD FOR SNOWFALL IN WACO. IT
IS ALSO ONLY THE THIRD TIME SNOW HAS FALLEN IN THE MONTH OF APRIL AT
WACO. THE LAST TIME SNOW FELL IN APRIL WAS ON APRIL 2, 1992. THIS
IS ALSO THE HEAVIEST DAILY SNOWFALL TO OCCUR AT WACO SINCE
JANUARY 13, 1982 WHEN 6.0 INCHES FELL.

******SUMMARY OF RECORDS******

AT DALLAS/FORT WORTH
====================
RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF /TRACE/ INCHES. PREVIOUS RECORD OF /TRACE/
INCHES WAS SET BACK ON APRIL 7, 1938.

RECORD DAILY LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 44 DEGREES. PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 46 DEGREES WAS SET BACK ON APRIL 7, 1938.

AT WACO
=======
RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 3.4 INCHES. NO PREVIOUS RECORDED SNOWFALL
ON APRIL 7 IN WACO.

RECORD DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE OF 32 DEGREES. PREVIOUS RECORD OF 35
DEGREES WAS SET BACK ON APRIL 7, 1996.

RECORD DAILY LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 46 DEGREES. PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 58 DEGREES WAS SET BACK ON APRIL 7, 1916.

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