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SXUS74 KOUN 132232  
RERSPS  
 
RECORD EVENT REPORT   
..UPDATED
 
 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK  
530 PM CDT MON AUG 13 2018  
   
..RECORD DAILY RAINFALL EXCEEDED AT WICHITA FALLS
 
 
AS OF 5 PM TODAY, 4.78 INCHES OF RAIN HAS BEEN MEASURED AT SHEPPARD  
AIR FORCE BASE IN WICHITA FALLS. THIS EXCEEDS THE PREVIOUS RECORD  
1.27 INCHES FOR THE DATE... WHICH WAS MEASURED IN 1924.  
 
THE 4.78 INCHES OF RAIN MEASURED TODAY IS ALSO THE RECORD FOR THE  
MOST PRECIPITATION ON ANY DAY IN AUGUST. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS  
4.52 INCHES MEASURED ON AUGUST 15 1971.  
 
PRECIPITATION RECORDS FOR WICHITA FALLS DATE BACK TO 1897.  
 

 
 
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