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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
505 PM CDT SAT JUL 19 2014

...RECORD COLD IN MID JULY IN ARKANSAS...

RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN SEEN IN THE LAST FEW DAYS IN
ARKANSAS. WITH LOWS IN THE 50S AND HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE 60S AND 70S...
TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN RUNNING 10-20 DEGREES BELOW AVERAGE...THANKS TO
UNUSUALLY STRONG NORTHERLY WIND FLOW IN THE UPPER LEVELS...AS WELL AS
ABUNDANT CLOUD COVER AND RAINFALL.

AT THE LOCATIONS LISTED BELOW...RECORD LOW AND RECORD COLD HIGH
TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN SET OR TIED. ALL DATA IS PRELIMINARY UNTIL FINAL
QUALITY CONTROL BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER IN ASHEVILLE
NORTH CAROLINA.

MANY OF THESE RECORDS HAVE BEEN LONG-STANDING...WITH THE DAILY
RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE AT MALVERN ON JULY 18TH BREAKING
THE PREVIOUS DAILY RECORD FROM 1882...AND THE MONTHLY RECORD
FROM 1894. RECORDS BROKEN AT BRINKLEY HAD STOOD SINCE 1891...
AND AT STUTTGART SINCE 1897. THE ALL-TIME RECORD COLDEST
JULY HIGH TEMPERATURE AT MOUNT IDA HAD STOOD UNCHALLENGED SINCE
1880...BEFORE BEING TIED ON JULY 17TH.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 71 ON JULY 18TH AT LITTLE ROCK WAS THE
COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE IN JULY SINCE 1880. AT MOUNT IDA ON JULY
17TH...THE HIGH OF 66 WAS ALSO THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE IN JULY
SINCE 1880.

AT SPARKMAN...CAMDEN...DES ARC...KEO AND SHERIDAN...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE
DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS BROKE ALL-TIME RECORD COLD JULY HIGH TEMPERATURES
THAT WERE JUST SET IN THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS.

.RECORD LOWS JULY 17TH...

STATION                NEW RECORD   PREV RECORD   RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------
DEVILS KNOB            54 IN 2014    54 IN 1967       1937
LITTLE ROCK            62 IN 2014    62 IN 1945       1879
NORTH LITTLE ROCK      62 IN 2014    65 IN 1976       1975
JACKSONVILLE/LRAFB     63 IN 2014    63 IN 2009       1957

.RECORD LOWS JULY 18TH...

STATION                NEW RECORD   PREV RECORD   RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------
JACKSONVILLE/LRAFB     61 IN 2014    61 IN 2009       1957
NORTH LITTLE ROCK      61 IN 2014    61 IN 2009       1975
PINE BLUFF             61 IN 2014    62 IN 2009       1883
LITTLE ROCK            62 IN 2014    62 IN 1976       1879

.RECORD LOWS JULY 19TH...

STATION                NEW RECORD   PREV RECORD   RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------
MAMMOTH SPRING         52 IN 2014    52 IN 1976       1904
HARRISON               55 IN 2014    55 IN 2009       1891
KEO                    61 IN 2014    63 IN 1976       1948
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT    62 IN 2014    63 IN 2004       1948
NORTH LITTLE ROCK      63 IN 2014    64 IN 2009       1975

.RECORD COLD HIGHS JULY 17TH...

STATION                NEW RECORD   PREV RECORD   RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------
DEVILS KNOB            63 IN 2014    71 IN 2002       1937
MOUNT IDA              66 IN 2014    76 IN 1952       1872
MONTICELLO             70 IN 2014    81 IN 1953       1876
NORTH LITTLE ROCK      70 IN 2014    82 IN 1989       1975
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT    71 IN 2014    80 IN 1967       1948
JACKSONVILLE/LRAFB     71 IN 2014    81 IN 1953       1957
RUSSELLVILLE           71 IN 2014    77 IN 2002       1882
LITTLE ROCK            72 IN 2014    77 IN 1923       1879
BATESVILLE AIRPORT     73 IN 2014    79 IN 2002       1937
HARRISON               73 IN 2014    73 IN 1989       1891
STUTTGART AIRPORT      73 IN 2014    80 IN 2002       1942
PINE BLUFF             74 IN 2014    82 IN 1992       1883
CALICO ROCK 2WSW       77 IN 2014    79 IN 1973       1915
BRINKLEY               78 IN 2014    80 IN 1891       1882
BOONEVILLE             79 IN 2014    81 IN 1917       1906
CLARKSVILLE            79 IN 2014    80 IN 1992       1871
DARDANELLE             81 IN 2014    81 IN 2002       1909

.RECORD COLD HIGHS JULY 18TH...

STATION                NEW RECORD   PREV RECORD   RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------
MENA                   63 IN 2014    78 IN 1990       1887
HOT SPRINGS 1NNE       64 IN 2014    80 IN 1983       1875
WALDRON                64 IN 2014    78 IN 1933       1919
ALUM FORK              65 IN 2014    78 IN 2002       1937
MURFREESBORO 1W        66 IN 2014    76 IN 1990       1970
PINE BLUFF             66 IN 2014    70 IN 1923       1883
BOONEVILLE             67 IN 2014    81 IN 2002       1906
MALVERN                67 IN 2014    72 IN 1882       1882
SPARKMAN               67 IN 2014    85 IN 2002       1963
ARKADELPHIA 2N         68 IN 2014    83 IN 1905       1899
MONTICELLO             68 IN 2014    83 IN 1888       1876
SUBIACO                68 IN 2014    78 IN 2002       1897
CONWAY                 69 IN 2014    79 IN 2002       1890
MOUNT IDA              69 IN 2014    74 IN 1882       1872
BATESVILLE LIVESTOCK   70 IN 2014    76 IN 1989       1941
CLARKSVILLE            70 IN 2014    74 IN 1989       1871
SHERIDAN               70 IN 2014    82 IN 2002       1941
CABOT 4SW              71 IN 2014    82 IN 1989       1964
CALICO ROCK 2WSW       71 IN 2014    80 IN 1989       1915
FORDYCE                71 IN 2014    76 IN 1983       1911
GREERS FERRY           71 IN 2014    74 IN 1989       1903
LEOLA                  71 IN 2014    83 IN 2002       1963
LITTLE ROCK            71 IN 2014    78 IN 1918       1879
MORRILTON              71 IN 2014    77 IN 2002       1919
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW     71 IN 2014    79 IN 1989       1902
SAINT CHARLES          71 IN 2014    84 IN 2009       1930
BEEDEVILLE 4 NE        72 IN 2014    79 IN 2004       1964
BRINKLEY               72 IN 2014    76 IN 1897       1882
CAMDEN 1               72 IN 2014    80 IN 1990       1890
GILBERT                72 IN 2014    80 IN 2009       1936
LEAD HILL              72 IN 2014    76 IN 2009       1927
MOUNTAIN VIEW          72 IN 2014    76 IN 1989       1924
BATESVL LOCK AND DAM   73 IN 2014    77 IN 1989       1951
DES ARC                73 IN 2014    81 IN 2002       1903
HARDY                  73 IN 2014    79 IN 1910       1897
NORTH LITTLE ROCK      73 IN 2014    82 IN 1989       1975
ROHWER 2NNE            73 IN 2014    82 IN 1992       1959
STUTTGART              73 IN 2014    79 IN 1897       1888
HARRISON               74 IN 2014    77 IN 1910       1891
MAMMOTH SPRING         74 IN 2014    79 IN 1918       1904
SEARCY                 74 IN 2014    78 IN 2002       1882
STAR CITY              74 IN 2014    84 IN 1969       1964
RUSSELLVILLE           75 IN 2014    78 IN 1897       1882
DARDANELLE             77 IN 2014    82 IN 1938       1909

.RECORD COLD HIGHS JULY 19TH...

STATION                NEW RECORD    PREV RECORD   RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------
SPARKMAN               66 IN 2014    86 IN 2004       1963
CAMDEN 1               67 IN 2014    82 IN 1923       1890
DES ARC                67 IN 2014    82 IN 2009       1903
KEO                    67 IN 2014    81 IN 2009       1948
SHERIDAN               67 IN 2014    84 IN 2009       1941
WALDRON                67 IN 2014    84 IN 1989       1919
ALUM FORK              68 IN 2014    84 IN 2004       1937
MALVERN                69 IN 2014    80 IN 1894       1882
BOONEVILLE             70 IN 2014    82 IN 1989       1906
CALICO ROCK 2WSW       72 IN 2014    80 IN 2002       1915
CLARKSVILLE            72 IN 2014    80 IN 1979       1871
GILBERT                72 IN 2014    80 IN 1989       1936
CABOT 4SW              73 IN 2014    84 IN 1984       1964
CONWAY                 73 IN 2014    80 IN 1908       1890
DARDANELLE             73 IN 2014    83 IN 1918       1909
EVENING SHADE 1NNE     73 IN 2014    81 IN 2009       1923
HARDY                  74 IN 2014    77 IN 1917       1897
LEAD HILL              74 IN 2014    78 IN 2009       1927
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW     74 IN 2014    77 IN 1989       1902
MOUNTAIN VIEW          74 IN 2014    80 IN 2002       1924
STAR CITY              74 IN 2014    84 IN 2009       1964
BATESVL LOCK AND DAM   75 IN 2014    81 IN 1989       1951
PINE BLUFF             75 IN 2014    80 IN 1954       1883
NORTH LITTLE ROCK      76 IN 2014    83 IN 2009       1975
JACKSONVILLE/LRAFB     77 IN 2014    84 IN 2009       1957
LITTLE ROCK            78 IN 2014    79 IN 1908       1879
MORRILTON              78 IN 2014    84 IN 1933       1919
MURFREESBORO 1W        78 IN 2014    80 IN 1992       1970

.ALL-TIME RECORD COLD JULY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

STATION                NEW RECORD    PREV RECORD   RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------
DEVILS KNOB          63 7/17/2014   66 7/13/1953      1937
MENA                 63 7/18/2014   66 7/23/1947      1887
HOT SPRINGS 1NNE     64 7/18/2014   71 7/02/1951      1875
WALDRON              64 7/18/2014   69 7/15/1961      1919
ALUM FORK            65 7/18/2014   70 7/02/1951      1937
MOUNT IDA            66 7/17/2014   66 7/21/1880      1872
MURFREESBORO 1W      66 7/18/2014   72 7/27/2013      1970
                                       7/11/1996
                                       7/15/1990
PINE BLUFF           66 7/18/2014   72 7/10/1996      1883
SPARKMAN             66 7/19/2014   67 7/18/2014      1963
BOONEVILLE           67 7/18/2014   70 7/26/2004      1906
CAMDEN 1             67 7/19/2014   72 7/18/2014      1890
DES ARC              67 7/19/2014   73 7/18/2014      1903
KEO                  67 7/19/2014   70 7/18/2014      1948
MALVERN              67 7/18/2014   68 7/08/1894      1882
SHERIDAN             67 7/19/2014   70 7/18/2014      1941
ARKADELPHIA 2N       68 7/18/2014   72 7/27/2013      1899
MONTICELLO           68 7/18/2014   69 7/06/1995      1876
SUBIACO              68 7/18/2014   68 7/15/1961      1897
CONWAY               69 7/18/2014   74 7/27/2013      1890
CLARKSVILLE          70 7/18/2014   71 7/27/2013      1871
                                       7/15/1961
LEOLA                70 7/18/2014   73 7/14/1990      1963
NORTH LITTLE ROCK    70 7/17/2014   73 7/05/1995      1975
CABOT 4SW            71 7/18/2014   71 7/05/1997      1964
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT  71 7/17/2014   71 7/02/1951      1948
LITTLE ROCK          71 7/17/2014   71 7/21/1880      1879
MORRILTON            71 7/18/2014   71 7/13/2007      1919

***NOTES***

THE FOLLOWING STATIONS HAVE A CALENDAR DAY /MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT/
REPORTING PERIOD...

LITTLE ROCK...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...JACKSONVILLE...BATESVILLE AIRPORT...
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT...HARRISON...MONTICELLO...MOUNT IDA...PINE BLUFF...
RUSSELLVILLE...STUTTGART AIRPORT...DEVILS KNOB

THE FOLLOWING STATIONS HAVE A REPORTING PERIOD IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT
5 PM...

BEEDEVILLE 4 NE

ALL OTHER STATIONS HAVE A REPORTING PERIOD IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING AROUND
7 AM. THEREFORE...DATA IN THAT 24-HOUR PERIOD WILL BE ASSIGNED TO THE DATE
REPORTED.

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