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Twenty Years
NWS forecast for June 3, 1980, called for a
20 percent chance of precipitation

Following were the National Weather Service forecasts for June 3, 1980, as printed in The Independent on Monday, June 2, and Tuesday, June 3:

In Monday, June 2 Independent:

Grand Island and vicinity -- Clear to partly cloudy, with a slight chance of thunderstorms Monday night and Tuesday. High Tuesday in the mid- to upper 80s. A 20 percent chance of precipitation Monday night and Tuesday.

In Tuesday, June 3 Independent:

Grand Island and vicinity -- Mostly clear Tuesday with a slight chance of thundershowers. Winds Tuesday night southerly at 10-15 mph. A 20 percent chance of precipitation Tuesday night.