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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
112 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

...RECORD COLD ESTABLISHED FOR MID-JULY IN MISSISSIPPI...

RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN SEEN IN THE LAST FEW DAYS IN
MISSISSIPPI. WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOW 60S AND HIGHS MOSTLY
IN THE 70S AND 80S...TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN RUNNING 10-20 DEGREES
BELOW AVERAGE. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND WIDESPREAD CLOUD COVER
HAVE KEPT TEMPERATURES MUCH BELOW AVERAGE OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS.
MANY RECORD LOWS AND LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES WERE SET AND SOME
SHATTERED OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS. THE RECORD LOWEST MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS ALSO ESTABLISHED DURING THIS PERIOD OF MUCH
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES.

HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE THE PREVIOUS WEEK
AND SOME RAINFALL RECORDS WERE ALSO ESTABLISHED.

.RECORD LOW JULY 16TH...

LOCATION     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD

GREENWOOD       58               58 (1967)

.RECORD LOWS JULY 17TH...

LOCATION     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD

GREENWOOD       65               66 (2009, 1967)
HATTIESBURG     61               66 (1989)
VICKSBURG       63               67 (2008, 1982, 1967)

.RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES JULY 17TH...

LOCATION     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD

GREENWOOD       79               83 (2007, 1990)
GREENVILLE      80               81 (1967, 1961)

.RECORD RAINFALL JULY 18TH...

LOCATION     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD

GREENWOOD    3.38 INCHES         0.73 INCHES (2013)
GREENVILLE   4.28 INCHES         0.86 INCHES (1959)

.ALL-TIME RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR JULY...

LOCATION     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD

GREENWOOD       72               73 (07/22/1970)

.RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES JULY 18TH...

LOCATION     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD

GREENWOOD       72               85 (2009)
GREENVILLE      71               83 (1923)
VICKSBURG       80               81 (1990)

.RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES JULY 19TH...

LOCATION     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD

GREENWOOD       78               82 (1967)
GREENVILLE      77               80 (1969)
VICKSBURG       78               85 (1992)

.RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES JULY 20TH...

LOCATION     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD

GREENWOOD       81               83 (1989, 1971)
GREENVILLE      81               82 (1969, 1959, 1923)

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION... PLEASE VISIT OUR CLIMATE WEB SITE AT
(TYPE IN LOWER CASE):

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN/?N=CLIMATE_ZONE_STATION_LIST

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