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Hazardous Heat Across the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding in the Southwest and Western Gulf Coast

Dangerous heat will persist over portions of interior California, the Great Basin, and the northern Rockies through Thursday. Heat will gradually spread into the northern Plains today. Across the western Gulf Coast, heavy to excessive rainfall will persist through mid-week. Additionally, the Southwest Monsoon will continue to bring a flash flooding threat to the Four Corners Region this week. Read More >


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Days 4-5 - 48 Hour Precip Total


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Precipitation Numbers for Amarillo


Average Rainfall


Record Max Precipitation for 

1 Day (Inches)

March 1.13 2.13 (13th in 1922)
April 1.33 2.65 (30th in 1999)
May 2.50 3.95 (15th in 1951)
June 3.28 4.92 (10th in 1984)
July 2.68 5.74 (7th in 2010)
August 2.94 4.02 (7th in 1906)
 September  1.88 3.48 (21st in 1900)




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