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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
500 AM CDT WED APR 2 2014

...MUCH BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST 5 MONTHS...

AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR NOVEMBER 2013 THROUGH MARCH 2014 AVERAGED MUCH
BELOW
NORMAL. IN FACT...ALEXANDRIA...LAKE CHARLES...LAFAYETTE...NEW
IBERIA...AND BEAUMONT ALL RANKED WITHIN THE TOP TEN COLDEST AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES FOR NOVEMBER THROUGH MARCH. BELOW IS A TABLE SUMMARIZING
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST 5 MONTHS WITH ALL TIME
RECORD RANK. RANKS WITH * INDICATES TIE WITH PREVIOUS YEAR.

                   AVERAGE TEMPERATURE/
                   DEPARTURE FROM
NORMAL    AVG TEMP       RECORD/YEAR
               NOV   DEC   JAN   FEB   MAR  NOV-MAR  RANK    NOV-MAR
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ALEXANDRIA    54.7  48.9  42.8  49.2  55.0    50.1   *6TH  47.0/1977-78
              -2.7  -1.5  -6.2  -2.8  -4.2

LAKE CHARLES  57.5  51.3  46.3  52.4  57.1    53.0   *8TH  52.3/1914-15
              -3.6  -2.5  -5.5  -2.6  -4.3

LAFAYETTE     57.2  51.6  45.3  53.0  57.9    53.0    4TH  51.9/1898-99
              -4.4  -2.7  -7.2  -2.9  -4.3

NEW IBERIA    59.4  53.0  46.3  54.1  58.7    54.2    6TH  52.3/1977-78
              -1.8  -1.4  -6.5  -1.6  -3.2

BEAUMONT      58.7  52.3  48.6  54.4  58.9    54.6   *8TH  52.5/2009-10
              -3.0  -2.0  -4.1  -1.5  -3.1
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