WEATHER: (June 8, 2021) TUESDAY- High yesterday was 97° at 4:00; this morning’s low was 67° at 7:00. KPANcast: Sunny and hot. High temperature around 100° today.
LOCAL: James Stow was named Place 5 Commissioner on the Hereford City Commission yesterday. James is a 2001 Hereford High graduate……Strong thunderstorms moved across Hereford last night producing heavy downpours and a lightening show as it moved east. KPAN recorded .56 inch of rain at the downtown studios. Ten miles south of Hereford .8 inch of rain was recorded and .77 inch five miles west of Hereford. A few days of triple digit temps are expected before cooling back down into the weekend……The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map published on June 3rd shows all of Deaf Smith County has moved out of D4 Exceptional Drought, which is the most severe. There are still portions in the southern county that remain in D3. Almost 70% of the state is now in no classification of drought……Bureau Veritas will be making two presentations next Tuesday with recommendations on housing, land use, downtown revitalization and thoroughfares for the city. The presentations will be 11:30-1:00 and 5:30-7:00 at the Civic Center Banquet Room……Deaf Smith County Commissioners meet this morning at 9:00 to discuss a 10-item agenda including withdrawing a grant endorsement for Deaf Smith Fresh Water District 1……KPAN salutes Ben Matulich as the Good Neighbor of the Day…….The area’s largest selection of utility beds and toolboxes – Whiteface Customs.
KPAN PUN: I saw a sign that said falling rocks, so I tried and it doesn’t.