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Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
609 AM CDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...Wettest January through July on Record at A Number of
Observation Sites in Arkansas...

2019 has indeed been a wet year for most of the state of Arkansas.
After frequent spring storms, flooding into the summer months, and
the remnants of a tropical system, many locations over central and
southern Arkansas are running anywhere from 85 to over 110 percent
of normal for yearly rainfall. This is with over five full months
left in 2019.

At the sites listed below, January 1-July 31, 2019 is now the
wettest January through July on record.

                New Record Wettest        Previously Wettest    Rainfall
Location         January 1-July 31        January 1-July 31   Records Since

Portland           64.68 inches          62.49 inches in 1975     1909
Langley            61.63 inches          61.17 inches in 1990     1948
Murfreesboro 1 W   60.97 inches          50.22 inches in 1990     1916
Antoine 1 SW       57.75 inches          49.89 inches in 1968     1940
Dierks             56.60 inches          49.08 inches in 1989     1959
Kelso              55.08 inches          50.93 inches in 1989     1985
Crystal Valley     53.88 inches          45.84 inches in 2015     1941
Abbott             53.06 inches          51.55 inches in 1945     1941
Marianna           51.67 inches          47.36 inches in 1990     1899
Star City          50.78 inches          46.15 inches in 1958     1943
Fordyce            50.44 inches          49.94 inches in 1989     1911
North Little Rock  46.92 inches          41.86 inches in 2009     1975
Evening Shade      44.00 inches          42.11 inches in 1950     1923
Paragould          42.11 inches          41.64 inches in 2011     1979

This statement was released with the cooperation of the National Weather
Service Forecast Offices in Memphis, Tennessee, Jackson, Mississippi and
Shreveport, Louisiana.

These data are considered preliminary until final quality control by the
National Center for Environmental Information in Asheville, North
Carolina.

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