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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...PART 3
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
514 AM CST MON JAN 1 2014

...A REVIEW OF 2013 WEATHER AND CLIMATE FOR HARRISON...

SUMMARY
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THIS YEAR WAS THE COLDEST YEAR SINCE 2009.

THROUGH THE YEAR...THERE WERE ONLY THREE MONTHS WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE ABOVE NORMAL...WITH JANUARY SEEING THE GREATEST POSITIVE
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL AT +2.9 DEGREES. MARCH SHOWED THE GREATEST
OVER ALL DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WITH -4.8 DEGREES. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE
DURING THE YEAR WAS ACTUALLY IN JUNE...WHICH WAS THE CASE LAST YEAR AS WELL.
THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS IN DECEMBER.

THROUGH MUCH OF THE YEAR...RAINFALL DURING EACH MONTH WAS WITHIN AN INCH
AND A HALF ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL. THE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS WERE JUNE...JULY...
AND AUGUST...WITH JUNE THE DRIEST AT 3.28 INCHES BELOW NORMAL...AND AUGUST
THE WETTEST WITH 3.87 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

FOR THE 12TH YEAR IN A ROW...MEASURABLE SNOW FELL. FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE
2011...SNOWFALL WAS ABOVE NORMAL. SNOW FELL IN SEVEN MONTHS OUT OF THE YEAR...
WHICH WAS THE MOST EVER. MEASURABLE SNOW FELL IN FOUR MONTHS. FOR THE FIRST
TIME EVER...SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH OF MAY...AND IT WAS MEASURABLE.

TEMPERATURES
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--------|    AVERAGE TEMPERATURES   |---------------EXTREMES---------------
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| MONTH | HIGH   LOW    AVG    DFN  | HIGHEST/DATES    |  LOWEST/DATES    |
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|  JAN  | 50.1 | 28.5 | 39.3 | +2.9 | 72 28TH          |  12 14TH         |
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|  FEB  | 49.1 | 29.9 | 39.5 | -1.0 | 66 17TH...5TH    |  10 1ST          |
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|  MAR  | 54.3 | 33.6 | 44.0 | -4.8 | 81 15TH          |  20 3RD          |
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|  APR  | 68.4 | 44.0 | 56.2 | -1.8 | 84 17TH          |  29 25TH         |
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|  MAY  | 74.5 | 54.5 | 64.5 | -1.3 | 88 14TH          |  32 3RD          |
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|  JUN  | 85.4 | 64.1 | 74.8 | +1.1 | 100 27TH         |  50 3RD          |
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|  JUL  | 87.5 | 65.0 | 76.3 | -2.1 | 99 10TH          |  53 3RD          |
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|  AUG  | 85.5 | 65.6 | 75.5 | -2.1 | 95 31ST          |  52 15TH         |
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|  SEP  | 84.4 | 59.5 | 71.9 | +2.8 | 95  8TH          |  46 22ND         |
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|  OCT  | 70.0 | 47.7 | 58.8 | -0.1 | 88  4TH          |  30 25TH         |
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|  NOV  | 55.9 | 35.1 | 45.5 | -3.0 | 77 17TH          |  16 24TH         |
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|  DEC  | 45.7 | 26.0 | 35.8 | -2.3 | 70 4TH           |  5 7TH           |
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= YEAR    67.6   46.1   56.9   -1.0   100 JUN 27TH        5 DEC 7TH       =
===========================================================================
DFN - DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL


PRECIPITATION - RAINFALL
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|MONTH|  TOTAL |  DFN  | HIGHEST/CALENDAR DAY |  HIGHEST/24-HOUR PERIOD |
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| JAN |  3.37  | +0.81 |     2.07/29TH        |      2.08/29TH-30TH     |
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| FEB |  3.25  | +0.61 |     0.87/25TH        |      0.95/25TH-26TH     |
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| MAR |  2.60  | -1.19 |     1.10/10TH        |      1.35/9TH-10TH      |
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| APR |  4.12  | -0.20 |     1.32/26TH        |      1.77/26TH-27TH     |
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| MAY |  4.78  | +0.09 |     0.97/30TH        |      1.26/2ND-3RD       |
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| JUN |  0.96  | -3.28 |     0.76/1ST         |      0.76/1ST           |
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| JUL |  6.29  | +3.15 |     1.24/30TH        |      1.38/29TH-30TH     |
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| AUG |  7.45  | +3.87 |     3.09/8TH         |      3.09/8TH           |
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| SEP |  1.35  | -2.85 |     0.74/20TH        |      0.74/20TH          |
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| OCT |  4.54  | +0.99 |     2.21/5TH         |      2.21/5TH           |
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| NOV |  2.80  | -1.43 |     1.48/21ST        |      1.49/21ST-22ND     |
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| DEC |  3.75  | +0.55 |     1.33/21ST        |      1/46/20TH-21ST     |
=========================================================================
= YEAR  45.26    +1.12       3.09 AUG 8TH            3.09 AUG 8TH       =
=========================================================================

PRECIPITATION - SNOWFALL/SLEET/HAIL
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|MONTH| TOTAL |  DFN | AVG DEPTH| CALENDAR DAY MAX | 24-HOUR MAX      |
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| JAN |   T   | -4.2 |   0.0    | T 30TH/15TH/14TH | T 30TH/15TH/14TH |
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| FEB |  2.5  | -0.7 |   0.0    |    1.0 26TH      |1.0 26TH/12TH-13TH|
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| MAR |  1.8  | -0.2 |   0.0    |    1.5 21ST      |   1.5 21ST       |
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| APR |   T   | -0.3 |   0.0    |     T  2ND       |    T   2ND       |
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| MAY |  0.1  | +0.1 |   0.0    |    0.1 3RD       |   0.1  3RD       |
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| OCT |  0.0  |  0.0 |   0.0    |                  |                  |
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| NOV |   T   | -0.4 |   0.0    | T 27TH/26TH/25TH | T 27TH/26TH/25TH |
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| DEC |  9.0  | +7.7 |   1.0    |    7.0 6TH       |   7.0 6TH        |
=======================================================================
=YEAR | 13.4    +1.9     0.1         7.0 DEC 6TH       7.0 DEC 6TH    =
=======================================================================


SUMMARY BY MONTH
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    MONTH     | WARMEST | COOLEST |   MOST  |  LEAST | MONTHLY/YEARLY
AVG TEMPS/RAIN|  SINCE  |  SINCE  |  SINCE  |  SINCE | RANK ON RECORD
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JAN           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2011   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2009  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |         |  2006  |
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FEB           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2011   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
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MAR           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  1998   |         |        | 16TH COLDEST
AVG LOW       |         |  2002   |         |        | 28TH COLDEST
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  1996   |         |        | 14TH COLDEST
RAINFALL      |         |         |         |  2011  |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |   2010  |        |
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APR           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2009   |         |        | 7TH COLDEST
AVG LOW       |         |  2008   |         |        | 6TH COLDEST
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2008   |         |        | 6TH COLDEST
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |         |  2008  |
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MAY           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2011   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |         |        | SNOWIEST
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JUN           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2008   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |  2011   |         |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2008   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |         |  2011  | 9TH DRIEST
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JUL           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2009   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  1973   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2009   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2010  |        |
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AUG           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2009   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |  2012   |         |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2009   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   1981  |        | 5TH WETTEST
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SEP           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |  2005   |         |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |  2005   |         |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |         |  2004  |
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OCT           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |  2011   |         |         |        |
AVG LOW       |  2010   |         |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |  2011   |         |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2009  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |         |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
NOV           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2000   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2000   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2000   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
DEC           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2010   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2008   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2009   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2008  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |   2002  |        | 6TH SNOWIEST
=====================================================================
YEAR          |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2009   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2008   |         |        |
AVG YEARLY    |         |  2008   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
=====================================================================


FIRST/LAST DATES       DATE           NOTES
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LAST FREEZE         | MAY  3RD | LATEST SINCE 1961
FIRST 80-DEGREE DAY | MAR 15TH | LATEST SINCE 2011
FIRST 90-DEGREE DAY | JUN 10TH | LATEST SINCE 2009
LAST 90-DEGREE DAY  | SEP 19TH | EARLIEST SINCE 2011
LAST 80-DEGREE DAY  | OCT  4TH | EARLIEST SINCE 2002
FIRST FREEZE        | OCT 25TH | EARLIEST SINCE 2009
====================================================

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES      NOTES
=======================================================
AT OR BELOW FREEZING           |100 | MOST SINCE 2008
AT OR ABOVE 90 DEGREES         | 37 | FEWEST SINCE 2009
AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES        |  1 | FEWEST SINCE 2009
=======================================================

DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
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DATE     RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD      PREVIOUS RECORD
============================================================================
MAR 15TH HIGH TEMPERATURE           81 IN 2013        81 IN 1942
MAR 22ND LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    34 IN 2013        35 IN 1915
MAY  3RD LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    38 IN 2013        48 IN 1978
MAY  4TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    44 IN 2013        50 IN 1978
JUN 26TH HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    75 IN 2013        75 IN 1978
JUL 26TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    71 IN 2013        74 IN 1977
NOV 24TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    27 IN 2013        29 IN 1950
DEC  6TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    20 IN 2013        23 IN 1977
DEC  7TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    20 IN 2013        26 IN 1950


MONTHLY RECORD TEMPERATURES TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
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MONTH   RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD/DATE    PREVIOUS RECORD/DATE
==========================================================================
MAY     COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE   38 MAY 3RD 2013    45 MAY 2ND 2011
        COLDEST DAILY AVG. TEMP.   35.0 MAY 3RD 2013  41.0 MAY 1ST 1909
        HIGHEST MONTHLY SNOWFALL     0.1 IN 2013           NONE
        GREATEST DAILY SNOWFALL    0.1 MAY 3RD 2013        NONE


DAILY RECORD RAINFALL TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
====================================================
DATE         NEW RECORD          OLD RECORD
====================================================
JAN 29TH    2.07 IN 2013        1.73 IN 1939
AUG  3RD    2.03 IN 2013        1.16 IN 1981
AUG  8TH    3.09 IN 2013        2.03 IN 1955
OCT  5TH    2.21 IN 2013        1.48 IN 1998

DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
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DATE        NEW RECORD       OLD RECORD
====================================================
MAR  2ND   TRACE IN 2013  TRACE IN 1983...1975...1915
MAY  3RD    0.1 IN 2013         NONE
MAY  4TH   TRACE IN 2013        NONE
DEC  6TH    7.0 IN 2013     1.0 IN 1910

OTHER RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
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RECORD TYPE                     NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD
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LATEST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL    0.1 MAY 3RD 2013    4.0 APR 15TH 1933
LATEST SNOWFALL             TRACE MAY 4TH 2013  TRACE APR 30TH 1903

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