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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...PART 4
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
515 AM CST MON JAN 1 2014

...A REVIEW OF 2013 WEATHER AND CLIMATE FOR PINE BLUFF...

SUMMARY
===========================================================================
THIS YEAR WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1984.

THROUGH THE YEAR...THERE WERE ONLY THREE MONTHS WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE ABOVE NORMAL...WITH SEPTEMBER SEEING THE GREATEST POSITIVE
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL AT +3.6 DEGREES. MARCH SHOWED THE GREATEST
OVER ALL DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WITH -5.5 DEGREES. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE
DURING THE YEAR WAS IN SEPTEMBER...WHICH WAS THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2005. THE
COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS IN DECEMBER.

RAINFALL VARIED CONSIDERABLY DURING THE YEAR...FROM OVER TWO AND A HALF
INCHES BELOW NORMAL IN JULY....TO ABOVE THREE INCHES ABOVE NORMAL IN
JANUARY. THE TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE YEAR WAS THE HIGHEST SINCE 2009.

FOR THE 4TH YEAR IN A ROW...MEASURABLE SNOW FELL. HOWEVER...IT WAS BELOW
NORMAL. SNOW FELL IN FOUR MONTHS...WITH MEASURABLE SNOW IN TWO. FOR THE
FIRST YEAR SINCE 1997...SNOW FELL IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER.

TEMPERATURES
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--------|    AVERAGE TEMPERATURES   |---------------EXTREMES---------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
| MONTH | HIGH   LOW    AVG    DFN  | HIGHEST/DATES    |  LOWEST/DATES    |
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|  JAN  | 53.5 | 37.0 | 45.2 | +2.9 | 74 12TH          |  26 3RD          |
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|  FEB  | 54.3 | 36.9 | 45.6 | -0.5 | 68 10TH          |  27 2ND...1ST    |
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|  MAR  | 58.9 | 39.0 | 48.9 | -5.5 | 79 16TH...15TH   |  24 3RD          |
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|  APR  | 71.3 | 49.0 | 60.2 | -2.8 | 87 16TH          |  35 5TH          |
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|  MAY  | 79.1 | 59.8 | 69.4 | -2.1 | 89 20TH          |  35 4TH          |
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|  JUN  | 88.4 | 69.2 | 78.8 | -0.3 | 96 28TH          |  59 8TH          |
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|  JUL  | 90.6 | 69.1 | 79.9 | -2.1 | 97 11TH...10TH   |  60 4TH          |
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|  AUG  | 92.1 | 70.2 | 81.1 |  0.0 |100 31ST          |  60 16TH...15TH  |
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|  SEP  | 90.2 | 65.3 | 77.7 | +3.6 |101  1ST          |  50 15TH         |
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|  OCT  | 73.7 | 53.8 | 63.8 | +0.4 | 87  5TH...4TH    |  39 26TH         |
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|  NOV  | 58.8 | 39.0 | 48.9 | -4.2 | 81 17TH          |  23 28TH         |
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|  DEC  | 52.1 | 33.9 | 43.0 | -0.8 | 78 4TH           |  21 11TH         |
===========================================================================
= YEAR    71.9   51.9   61.9   -1.0   101 SEP  1ST        21 DEC 11TH     =
===========================================================================
DFN - DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL


PRECIPITATION - RAINFALL
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|MONTH|  TOTAL |  DFN  | HIGHEST/CALENDAR DAY |  HIGHEST/24-HOUR PERIOD |
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
| JAN |  6.93  | +3.17 |     1.94/13TH        |      2.02/12TH-13TH     |
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| FEB |  4.38  | +0.32 |     1.22/21ST        |      1.28/20TH-21ST     |
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| MAR |  3.82  | -1.58 |     0.73/31ST        |      1.07/30TH-31ST     |
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| APR |  5.14  | +0.21 |     1.57/10TH        |      2.32/10TH-11TH     |
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| MAY |  7.17  | +2.12 |     3.12/17TH        |      3.54/16TH-17TH     |
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
| JUN |  1.98  | -1.60 |     0.94/17TH        |      0.94/17TH          |
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
| JUL |  1.25  | -2.68 |     0.75/26TH        |      0.75/26TH          |
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
| AUG |  2.96  | +0.48 |     2.32/13TH        |      2.82/12TH-13TH     |
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| SEP |  4.48  | +1.79 |     4.20/20TH        |      4.20/20TH          |
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
| OCT |  3.94  | -1.06 |     1.17/31ST        |      1.32/30TH-31ST     |
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| NOV |  2.88  | -1.95 |     1.11/22ND        |      1.47/21ST-22ND     |
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
| DEC |  7.73  | +2.29 |     4.94/21ST        |      4.98/20TH-21ST     |
=========================================================================
= YEAR  52.66    +1.51       4.94 DEC 21ST           4.98 DEC 20TH-21ST =
=========================================================================

PRECIPITATION - SNOWFALL/SLEET/HAIL
=======================================================================
|MONTH| TOTAL |  DFN | AVG DEPTH| CALENDAR DAY MAX | 24-HOUR MAX      |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| JAN |  0.1  | -2.2 |   0.0    |    0.1 15TH      |   0.1 15TH       |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| FEB |   T   | -0.6 |   0.0    |     T  21ST      |    T  21ST       |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| MAR |  0.0  |  0.0 |   0.0    |                  |                  |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| APR |  0.0  |  0.0 |   0.0    |                  |                  |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| OCT |  0.0  |  0.0 |   0.0    |                  |                  |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| NOV |   T   |  0.0 |   0.0    |   T 26TH...25TH  |  T 26TH...25TH   |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| DEC |  0.2  |  0.0 |   0.0    |    0.1 9TH...6TH |   0.1 9TH...6TH  |
=======================================================================
=YEAR |  0.3    -2.8     0.0     0.1 DEC 9TH...6TH  0.1 DEC 9TH...6TH =
=======================================================================


SUMMARY BY MONTH
=====================================================================
    MONTH     | WARMEST | COOLEST |   MOST  |  LEAST | MONTHLY/YEARLY
AVG TEMPS/RAIN|  SINCE  |  SINCE  |  SINCE  |  SINCE | RANK ON RECORD
---------------------------------------------------------------------
JAN           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2011   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   1999  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
FEB           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2010   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2010   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2010   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2003  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |   2012  |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
MAR           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2001   |         |        | 11TH COLDEST
AVG LOW       |         |  1984   |         |        | 17TH COLDEST
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  1980   |         |        | 11TH COLDEST
RAINFALL      |         |         |         |  2011  |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |         |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
APR           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2007   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2007   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2007   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |         |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
MAY           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2009   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2002   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  1997   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2009  |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
JUN           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2004   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |  2011   |         |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2012   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2010  |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
JUL           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2009   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  1976   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2009   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |         |  2003  |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
AUG           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |  2012   |         |         |        |
AVG LOW       |  2011   |         |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |  2011   |         |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |         |  2010  |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
SEP           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |  2005   |         |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2011   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |  2005   |         |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |         |  2011  |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
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      |         |         |   1997  |        |
---------------------------------------------------------------------
DEC           |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2009   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2008   |         |        |
AVG MONTHLY   |         |  2008   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2011  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |         |  2010  |
=====================================================================
YEAR          |         |         |         |        |
AVG HIGH      |         |  2009   |         |        |
AVG LOW       |         |  2008   |         |        |
AVG YEARLY    |         |  1984   |         |        |
RAINFALL      |         |         |   2009  |        |
SNOWFALL      |         |         |         |  2009  |
=====================================================================


FIRST/LAST DATES       DATE           NOTES
====================================================
LAST FREEZE         | MAR 27TH | LATEST SINCE 2007
FIRST 80-DEGREE DAY | APR  9TH | LATEST SINCE 2003
FIRST 90-DEGREE DAY | JUN  5TH | LATEST SINCE 2007
LAST 90-DEGREE DAY  | SEP 19TH | LATEST SINCE 2011
LAST 80-DEGREE DAY  | NOV 17TH | LATEST SINCE 1989
FIRST FREEZE        | NOV 12TH | EARLIEST SINCE 2010
====================================================

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES      NOTES
=======================================================
AT OR BELOW FREEZING           |    |
AT OR ABOVE 90 DEGREES         | 77 | FEWEST SINCE 2009
AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES        |  4 | FEWEST SINCE 2009
=======================================================

DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
============================================================================
DATE     RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD      PREVIOUS RECORD
============================================================================
APR  3RD LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    45 IN 2013        49 IN 1983
APR  4TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    47 IN 2013        52 IN 1993
APR 16TH HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    69 IN 2013        69 IN 1967
APR 17TH HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    70 IN 2013        68 IN 2006
MAY  3RD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE   52 IN 2013        60 IN 2002...1954
         LOW TEMPERATURE            40 IN 2013        41 IN 1918
MAY  4TH LOW TEMPERATURE            35 IN 2013        41 IN 1954
MAY  5TH LOW TEMPERATURE            41 IN 2013        42 IN 1976...1900
MAY 31ST HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    74 IN 2013        73 IN 2011...1998...1951
JUN 28TH HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    80 IN 2013        78 IN 1980
AUG 15TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    80 IN 2013        80 IN 1992...1911
NOV 24TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    34 IN 2013        35 IN 1970
NOV 25TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    35 IN 2013        42 IN 1898
DEC  7TH LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    26 IN 2013        31 IN 1950
DEC 20TH HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    62 IN 2013        62 IN 1978

MONTHLY RECORD TEMPERATURES TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
==========================================================================
MONTH   RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD/DATE    PREVIOUS RECORD/DATE
==========================================================================
MAY     COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    52 MAY 3RD 2013     56 MAY 2ND 2011
        ALL-TIME RECORD LOW         35 MAY 4TH 2013     36 MAY 2ND 1909
        COLDEST DAILY AVG. TEMP.    46.0 MAY 3RD 2013   49.5 MAY 1ST 1909
DEC     HIGHEST DAILY RAINFALL      4.94 DEC 21ST 2013  4.70 DEC 25TH 1987


DAILY RECORD RAINFALL TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
====================================================
DATE         NEW RECORD          OLD RECORD
====================================================
MAY 17TH    3.12 IN 2013        1.60 IN 1910
AUG 13TH    2.32 IN 2013        2.04 IN 1997
SEP 20TH    4.26 IN 2013        2.13 IN 1990
DEC 21ST    4.94 IN 2013        3.70 IN 1926

DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE YEAR
====================================================
DATE        NEW RECORD       OLD RECORD
====================================================
DEC  7TH   TRACE IN 2013    TRACE IN 2005

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