WEATHER: (March 29, 2017) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 64 at 3:00; this morning’s low was 39 at 8:00. KPANcast: Windy and colder with periods of moderate rain.


LOCAL: The potent Pacific storm system produced thunderstorms Monday and heavy rain early today as it tracked across the region, with some street flooding in the Hereford area. Dameron Park and Hereford Aquatic Park became playa lakes overnight. Parts of Hereford north of Park Avenue were without electricity for about 20 minutes Tuesday morning – a weather-related outage.……..Rainfall totals as of sunrise include 2.56 inches at HISD, 0.97 inch at Walcott, 2.33 inches at Nazareth, 2.24 at WTAMU, 1.17 at Vega, 1.36 at Friona, 1.09 at Dimmitt and 1.91 at KPAN. ……..The 63rd annual meeting of West Texas Rural Telephone Cooperative was held Tuesday and incumbent board members Pat Robbins and Charles Christian were re-elected to 3-year terms. Details of installation of 700 route miles of fiber optic cable were discussed, and several employees were honored for tenure of service……District 3-5A baseball and softball games were postponed due to wet field conditions Tuesday, and no make-up dates have been set. ……..Funeral mass for Victoria Torres, age 85, is at 10:00 today at San Jose Catholic Church with burial at St. Anthony’s Cemetery. She was a Hereford resident since 1967 who died Friday in Andrews………The 18th annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake wrapped up Saturday with 71 teams of volunteers raising funds to support Big Brothers Big Sisters programs……..KPAN salutes Rosa and Junior Leal as the Good Neighbors of the Day………Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.


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