Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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NOUS44 KMEG 181032 CCA
PNSMEG
ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-182300-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
531 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

THIS MAY BE THE COLDEST DAY IN THE MID-SOUTH SINCE RECORDS HAVE
BEEN RECORDED. TODAY/S FORECAST HAS TEMPERATURES REACHING INTO
THE MID 70S IF THIS HOLDS THEN MANY AREAS WILL HAVE THERE COLDEST
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES FOR JULY 18.

MOST OF THE VOLUNTEER COOPERATIVE STATIONS HAVE COLDEST MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURES AROUND 80 DEGREES FOR TODAY...MANY OF THESE RECORDS
WERE SET BACK IN 2009.

OF THE FOUR CLIMATE STATIONS IN THE MID-SOUTH...THREE ARE IN REAL
JEOPARDY OF SETTING NEW COLDEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE / OR THE
LOWEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE/ AS THE CURRENT RECORDS ALL SET IN 2009
ARE: JONESBORO...ARKANSAS WAS 81. JACKSON...TENNESSEE WAS 78. AND
TUPELO...MISSISSIPPI WAS 83. MEANWHILE...THE RECORD LOWEST MAXIMUM
AT MEMPHIS WAS SET IN 1918 WHEN THE TEMPERATURE ONLY REACHED 76
DEGREES MAY BE A LITTLE TOUGHER TO BREAK.

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