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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1042 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2012

...NUMEROUS STATIONS RECORDED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LAST
24 HOURS...

DUE TO GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS...VERY WARM WEATHER WAS NOTED OUT AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT THAT MOVED THROUGH ARKANSAS YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. THIS KIND OF WIDESPREAD WARMTH HAS BEEN NOTED RELATIVELY FEW
TIMES IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY...ONLY AS RECENTLY AS 2000. OTHER YEARS
WITH EXCEPTIONALLY WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY HAVE
INCLUDED 2000...1996...1982...1980...1962...1930...AND 1876.

AT THE FOLLOWING STATIONS...DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES WERE SET OR
TIED...AND TWO STATIONS RECORDED THEIR ALL-TIME RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.

COLUMNS NOTED...

1 - STATION
2 - HIGH TEMPERATURE
3 - PREVIOUS RECORD HIGH FOR FEBRUARY 23RD
4 - TEMPERATURE RECORDS SINCE

THE REPORTING PERIOD FOR THESE STATIONS IS THE CALENDAR DAY FEBRUARY
23RD...

           1                  2        3            4
---------------------------  ---   ----------  -----------
MONTICELLO                    85   80 IN 1980  JAN 01 1876
-WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 84
ON FEBRUARY 27TH 1986...FEBRUARY 20TH 1986...AND FEBRUARY 9TH 1954.

JACKSONVILLE/LITTLE ROCK AFB  82   81 IN 2000  JAN 01 1956
-2ND WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD       82   82 IN 1982  JUL 01 1879
-5TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

NORTH LITTLE ROCK             80   80 IN 1982  DEC 31 1975
-3RD WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT           80   80 IN 1982  JAN 09 1948
-5TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

RUSSELLVILLE                  80   78 IN 1996  JUN 01 1882
-7TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

THE REPORTING PERIOD FOR THIS STATION IS THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 5 PM
FEBRUARY 23RD...

           1                  2        3            4
---------------------------  ---   ----------  -----------
BEEDEVILLE 4NE                77   71 IN 2000  JAN 01 1964
-4TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

THE REPORTING PERIOD FOR THESE STATIONS IS THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 7 AM
THIS MORNING. THEREFORE...THIS DATA WILL BE COUNTED FOR FEBRUARY 24TH...

           1                  2        3            4
---------------------------  ---   ----------  -----------
STAR CITY/CANE CREEK S P      85   76 IN 2000  JUL 22 1964
-WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 84
ON FEBRUARY 20TH 1986.

CAMDEN                        84   84 IN 1982  AUG 01 1890
-5TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

FORDYCE                       84   83 IN 1982  APR 01 1911
-2ND WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

LEOLA                         83   78 IN 1986  FEB 01 1963
-3RD WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

ROHWER 2NNE                   82   80 IN 1996  DEC 01 1959
-2ND WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

CABOT 4SW                     81   77 IN 2000  MAY 01 1965
-3RD WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

BRINKLEY                      80   79 IN 1996  JUN 01 1882
-5TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

DES ARC                       80   78 IN 1996  SEP 01 1903
-3RD WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

MALVERN                       80   80 IN 1930  MAY 01 1882
-7TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

STUTTGART 9ESE                80   78 IN 1996  AUG 01 1890
-4TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

CLARENDON                     79   79 IN 1996  APR 01 1965
-3RD WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

KEO                           79   77 IN 1956  JAN 01 1948
-5TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

ALUM FORK                     78   77 IN 1982  JAN 06 1937
-6TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

CLARKSVILLE 6NE               73   69 IN 1986  FEB 01 1986
-6TH WARMEST FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE

THESE DATA ARE PRELIMINARY AND ARE SUBJECT TO FINAL QUALITY CONTROL BY THE
NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER.

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