WEATHER: (January 16, 2017) MONDAY, Martin Luther King Jr. Day – High yesterday afternoon was 34 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 24 at 4:00am. KPANcast: Partly cloudy.

 

LOCAL: Winter storm Jupiter produced thunderstorms, rain, sleet and snow in the southwest Panhandle over the weekend with an ice storm north of I-40. The storm produced phenomenal precipitation amounts, some of the highest ever recorded in January in the Panhandle. Much of the rain fell slow and steady with limited runoff. The outdoor burn ban was lifted for Deaf Smith County today………Two-day precip totals include 3.5 inches of moisture and 4 inches of snow 7 miles south of Easter, 2.98 inches at WTAMU in Canyon, 2.13 at Nazareth, 1.43 at Umbarger, 1.42 at Dimmitt, 1.30 at Friona, 0.91 inch at Walcott and 0.96 at Bootleg. KPAN recorded 1.51 inches of precipitation in downtown Hereford, including 2˝ inches of snow after sunset Sunday……..Hereford city commissioners meet at 6:30 today at City Hall to discuss an 8-item agenda, including the May 6 city commission election and a request for funding from the Leadership Hereford program……..Deaf Smith 4-Her Corbin Marsh exhibited a 1420-pound British steer that took grand champion honors among 25 entries Saturday at the 2017 Hereford Livestock Show, and also took reserve grand honors with an exotic crossbreed. Cutter Pohlman had grand champion heifer among five entries. Josef Grotegut took grand champion honors among 36 lambs in the sheep show, and his twin brother Johan took reserve grand honors. Bennett Vogel showed the grand champion goat from 24 entries, with the reserve grand lamb shown by Matlin Mimms. Libby Wagner showed the grand champion rabbit among 23 entries……..The 2017 Hereford Livestock Show premium sale is tonight at the HISD Admin Building, with supper available at 5:45 and the auction at 6:30. Show results and a list of contestants are available at www.herefordlivestockshow.com……..KPAN salutes John Perrin as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..Get NAPA KnowHow at NAPA APL Auto Parts of Hereford.

 

KPAN PUN: There are three ingredients to the good life: learning, earning and yearning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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