Heavy Rain and Cool in the S. PlainsSeptember 14th, 2012 at 9:35 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
Click on the images to enlarge. The first is the drought monitor issued Sept. 11. The second is rainfall in the U.S. over the past 7 days. 24-hour rainfall: 7.15″ Leander TX, 5.54″ Johnson City TX, 2.83″ San Antonio, 2.53″ Beaumont, 2.20″ Little Rock AR, 1.49″ Austin, 1.11″ Oklahoma City. Along with the rain, some very cool air has pushed south. Here’s some afternoon temperatures: 72, Austin, 70 Dallas, 66 El Paso and San Antonio, 65 Mineral Wells, 64 Abilene and Lubbock, 61 Springfield and Joplin MO, 59 Hebron OK. Other cool spots this afternoon: 60 Houghton MI, 52 Geraldton, Ontario (north of Lake Superior). Low temperatures: 28 International Falls MN, 31 Grand Forks ND. There are Frost Advisories out for N. Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.