WEATHER: (August 23, 2017) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 82 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 63 at 7:00. KPANcast: Continued humid with a 20% chance of rain.


LOCAL: Some heavy rain amounts resulted from Tuesday’s thunderstorms, including 1.98 inches along the western edge of Deaf Smith County 12 miles south of Glenrio, 1.28 a mile west of Black in Parmer County, 0.95 inch at Sunnyside, 0.13 inch at Friona, 0.24 at Nazareth and 0.04 inch at KPAN. Torrential rain fell across Swisher County with 3.68 inches in Tulia and 1.99 at Lake McKenzie……..The 41st annual Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour will be Tuesday at Texas AgriLife Extension in Canyon. Several ag topics will be discussed during the morning along with a panel discussion; the noon luncheon includes a retrospective on last spring’s wildfires, and the afternoon includes a tour of the Lone Star Dairy Products plant in Canyon. Three CEUs will be available, and those planning to attend should RSVP at 468-5543……..Hereford Farmers Market is open 4:00-6:00 today on the east edge of Dameron Park with fresh sweet corn and other vegetables, greenhouse tomatoes, jams and peaches……..The Veterans of Foreign Wars District 9 will hold member training this weekend at the Hereford VFW Post with sessions Saturday, a dinner and dance Saturday evening, and breakfast and memorial ceremony Sunday morning. VFW members from across the Panhandle will attend, with registration 8:00-10:00 Saturday morning………KPAN salutes Mr. Francis Warner as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.


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