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Figure : mesonet-stations
Monitoring Precipitation Across the Southern Great Plains
Figure 23.1Earth Resource Technology Inc, Kansas State University, North Carolina State University, The Texas A&M University System, The University of Oklahoma
Kenneth E. Kunkel, John W. Nielsen-Gammon, Kevin Kloesel, Xiaomao Lin, Katharine M. Johnson
This figure appears in chapter 23 of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.
The Southern Great Plains is characterized by a pronounced east–west gradient of precipitation, with wetter conditions prevailing to the east and arid conditions to the west. Precipitation monitoring is critical in this region; state-level Mesonet station networks in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas are shown here to illustrate a key aspect of current monitoring capacity. Sources: NOAA NCEI, CICS-NC, and ERT Inc. Data from PRISM Climate group, Oregon State University, [LINK](http://prism.oregonstate.edu), created July 10, 2010.
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This figure was created on March 29, 2018.
This figure was submitted on December 03, 2018.
The spatial range for this figure is 25.8° to 40.0° latitude, and -106.7° to -93.5° longitude.
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