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RECORD EVENT REPORT...UPDATED TO INCLUDE MEASURABLE RAIN TODAY IN LUFKIN TX
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
406 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...A VERY WET AUGUST HAS RESULTED IN MANY LOCATIONS ACROSS THE FOUR
STATE REGION NOW RANKING IN THE TOP 5 CONSECUTIVE DAYS ON RECORD WITH
MEASURABLE RAINFALL...

AFTER OBSERVERING ONLY SPORATIC OR LITTLE RAINFALL DURING JUNE...JULY...
AND THE FIRST HALF OF AUGUST...A WEAK UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND
ATTENDANT TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE LINGERED OVER THE REGION FROM AUGUST 13TH
THROUGH THE 22ND...RESULTING IN PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
MUCH OF EAST TEXAS...EXTREME SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
NORTH LOUISIANA. AS A RESULT...MEASURABLE RAINFALL WAS RECORDED AT MANY
LOCATIONS EACH DAY...EITHER TYING OR SETTING THE NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE
DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL IN AUGUST...AND RANKING IN THE TOP 5 AT ANY
TIME THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

ASIDE FROM ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY AFFECT PORTIONS
OF EAST TEXAS AND NORTH LOUISIANA THIS AFTERNOON...MOST LOCATIONS SHOULD
REMAIN DRY...THUS ENDING THIS RUN OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH MEASURABLE
RAIN.

BELOW IS A LIST OF STATIONS ACROSS THE REGION WHICH HAVE RECORDED A SET
NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN AND HOW THEY RANKED
DURING AUGUST AND THROUGHOUT ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR:

LOCATION             2016 STREAK         OLD RECORD    CALENDAR YEAR
                                                           RANK
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SHREVEPORT LA          9 DAYS             14 DAYS          T5TH
  PERIOD:          AUG 14-22, 2016   DEC 26-JAN 8, 1874-75

NOTE: TIES WITH AUG 16-24, 2008 FOR LONGEST PERIOD OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS
      WITH MEASURABLE RAIN IN AUGUST. RECORDS SINCE 1872.

MONROE LA              9 DAYS             12 DAYS          T4TH
  PERIOD:          AUG 11-19, 2016   JUN 21-JUL 2, 2004

NOTE: SET THE AUGUST MONTHLY RECORD FOR LONGEST PERIOD OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS
      WITH MEASURABLE RAIN. RECORDS SINCE 1930.

TEXARKANA AR          11 DAYS             13 DAYS           2ND
  PERIOD:          AUG 12-22, 2016   JAN 6-19, 1937

NOTE: SET THE AUGUST MONTHLY RECORD FOR LONGEST PERIOD OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS
      WITH MEASURABLE RAIN. RECORDS SINCE 1892.

EL DORADO AR          10 DAYS             14 DAYS          T6TH
  PERIOD:          AUG 13-22, 2016   OCT 12-25, 1984

NOTE: SET THE AUGUST MONTHLY RECORD FOR LONGEST PERIOD OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS
      WITH MEASURABLE RAIN. RECORDS SINCE 1892.

TYLER TX              10 DAYS             10 DAYS          T1ST
  PERIOD:          AUG 13-22, 2016   MAY 5-14, 2015

NOTE: SET THE AUGUST MONTHLY RECORD FOR LONGEST PERIOD OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS
      WITH MEASURABLE RAIN. RECORDS SINCE 1895. DUE TO MISSING DATA, THERE MAY
      BE INACCURACIES IN THE ORIGINAL RECORD OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH MEASURABLE
      RAIN.

LONGVIEW TX            7 DAYS            15 DAYS           ---
  PERIOD:          AUG 13-19, 2016   JAN 7-21, 1937

NOTE: SET THE AUGUST MONTHLY RECORD FOR LONGEST PERIOD OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS
      WITH MEASURABLE RAIN. HOWEVER, THIS 7 DAY STRETCH DID NOT RANK IN
      THE TOP 20 LONGEST PERIODS OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN.
      RECORDS SINCE 1902.

LUFKIN TX            10 DAYS            12 DAYS            T4TH
 PERIOD:           AUG 14-23, 2016   AUG 26-SEP 6, 2001

NOTE: TIED FOR 1ST WITH AUG 18-27, 1959 (10 DAYS) FOR THE LONGEST PERIOD OF
      CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN IN AUGUST. RECORDS SINCE 1907.

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