Precipitation during the year’s second quarter April-June was more widespread as Iowa and Washington each had its second wettest such period. It was Oregon’s fourth and Nebraska’s ninth wettest while persistent dryness in Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey has resulted in their seventh, ninth and tenth driest such periods, respectively.Alex, the first June hurricane in the Atlantic since 1995, made landfall just south of the U.S.-Mexico border on June 30th, affecting portions of South Texas. Alex’s sustained winds of 105 mph made it June’s most intense Atlantic hurricane since Alma in 1966.NCDC’s Climate Extremes Index for the first half of 2010 was about six percent higher than the historical average. The CEI measures the occurrence of several types of climate extremes, like record or near-record warmth, dry spells, or rainy periods. The elevated 2010 value was driven by large footprints of extreme wetness more than three times the average footprint, warm minimum temperatures warm overnight lows”, and areas experiencing heavy one-day precipitation events.NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center tabulated 387 preliminary tornado reports during June If confirmed, this will be the second most active June on record, behind 1992.
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