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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
533 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

...COLDEST FIRST TWO MONTHS OF SPRING AT MANY LOCATIONS IN ARKANSAS...

THE CLIMATOLOGICAL SPRING SEASON IS DEFINED AS THE TIME PERIOD
MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST. AT MANY LOCATIONS AROUND THE STATE...
THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF SPRING HAVE BEEN AMONG THE COLDEST EVER
RECORDED.

AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MARCH 1ST THROUGH APRIL 30 2013 HAS
BEEN THE COLDEST SUCH PERIOD ON RECORD.

                AVG. TEMPERATURE    PREVIOUS COLDEST      TEMPERATURE
STATION           3/1-4/30/2013         3/1-4/30         RECORDS SINCE
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LEAD HILL              46.5           47.3 IN 2005            1927
MAMMOTH SPRING         47.2           47.4 IN 1996            1904
BATESVILLE LIVESTOCK   48.3           49.8 IN 1958            1941
CALICO ROCK 2WSW       48.6           49.6 IN 1996            1915
HARDY                  48.8           51.0 IN 2008            1897
NEWPORT                50.4           51.3 IN 1996            1884
ALUM FORK              51.1           52.6 IN 1960            1937
BRINKLEY               51.2           51.8 IN 1983            1882
WALDRON                51.3           52.6 IN 1960            1919
SUBIACO                51.5           52.6 IN 1947            1897
BOONEVILLE             51.9           52.8 IN 1960            1906
KEO                    52.1           52.6 IN 1960            1948
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT    54.7           55.3 IN 1983            1948
STAR CITY              54.9           55.2 IN 1983            1964

ALL DATA IS CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL CERTIFIED BY THE NATIONAL
CLIMATIC DATA CENTER IN ASHEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA.

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