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Texas Weather

Texas Weather
George W. Bomar
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995
QC984 .T4 B67 1995

Do you remember...

  • The coldest day:
    -23° in Seminole on Feb. 8, 1933.
  • The hottest day:
    120° in Monahans on Jun. 28, 1994.
  • The most rain in a 24-hour period:
    29.05″ in Albany on Aug. 4, 1978
  • The driest year:
    1.64″ of rain at Presidio in 1956.
  • The greatest snowfall in a 24-hour period:
    24″ at Plainview on Feb. 3-4, 1956.
  • The highest sustained winds in a hurricane:
    145 mph at Matagorda and Port Lavaca during Hurricane Carla, Sept. 11, 1961.

Every Texan has a favorite weather story to tell, and for ten years Texas Weather has offered the most complete, reader-friendly explanations of the Lone Star State’s weather phenomena. This edition includes new information on electronic weather prediction, expanded guidelines for severe weather preparedness, and updated statistics on all weather events.

Quoted from dust jacket.