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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
118 PM CDT THU SEP 2 2010

...RECORD WARM SUMMER OF 2010 IN ARKANSAS...

ACROSS MUCH OF ARKANSAS...SUMMER 2010 HAS BEEN ONE FOR THE RECORD BOOKS
IN TERMS OF TEMPERATURES. AT MANY LOCATIONS...THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...
AND AVERAGE TEMPERATURE HAS BEEN ONE OF THE 10 WARMEST ON RECORD. AT NINE
STATIONS LISTED BELOW...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST ON RECORD.

COLUMNS NOTED

1 - AVERAGE HIGH/LOW/SEASONAL TEMPERATURE FOR
    SUMMER 2010 AND ITS PLACE AMONG THE 10
    WARMEST SUMMERS ON RECORD

    ALL-TIME WARMEST HIGH/LOW/SEASONAL TEMPERATURES
    ARE DENOTED WITH **

    STATION PERIODS OF RECORD /NOTE THAT SOME STATIONS MAY NOT HAVE
    CONTINUOUS DATA/

2 - WARMEST HIGH/LOW/SEASONAL TEMPERATURE SINCE

3 - WARMEST OR PREVIOUSLY WARMEST HIGH/LOW/SEASONAL TEMPERATURE
    ON RECORD

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BATESVILLE AIRPORT                                |      |
              AVERAGE HIGH.....93.8 2ND WARMEST   | 1943 | 96.5 IN 1943
            **AVERAGE LOW......72.3 WARMEST       | 1998 | 72.0 IN 1998
            **AVERAGE..........83.1 WARMEST       | 1943 | 82.6 IN 1943
              RECORDS BEGAN 03/01/1937            |      |
               /NO DATA FROM 02/01/1951 THROUGH   |      |
                04/08/1992/                       |      |
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BATESVILLE LIVESTOCK                              |      |
              AVERAGE LOW......70.2 2ND WARMEST   | 1998 | 70.6 IN 1998
              AVERAGE..........80.8 6TH WARMEST   | 2001 | 83.5 IN 1980
              RECORDS BEGAN 07/01/1941            |      |
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BATESVILLE LOCK AND DAM                           |      |
              AVERAGE HIGH.....94.8 4TH WARMEST   | 1980 | 98.4 IN 1954
            **AVERAGE LOW......70.2 WARMEST       | 1980 | 69.8 IN 1980
              AVERAGE..........82.5 3RD WARMEST   | 1980 | 84.1 IN 1980
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 02/01/1951|      |
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BRINKLEY    **AVERAGE LOW......74.5 WARMEST       | 1998 | 72.4 IN 1998
              AVERAGE..........83.9 2ND WARMEST   | 1934 | 84.2 IN 1934
              RECORDS BEGAN 04/01/1883            |      |
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CAMDEN      **AVERAGE LOW......72.7 WARMEST       | 1901 | 72.2 IN 1901
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 08/01/1890|      |
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CONWAY      **AVERAGE LOW......72.8 WARMEST       | 1998 | 72.2 IN 1998
              AVERAGE..........83.4 5TH WARMEST   | 1980 | 86.1 IN 1954
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 11/01/1893|      |
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CLARENDON     AVERAGE HIGH.....92.5 2ND WARMEST   | 1998 | 93.2 IN 1998
            **AVERAGE LOW......73.8 WARMEST       | 1998 | 71.9 IN 1998
            **AVERAGE..........83.1 WARMEST       | 1998 | 82.6 IN 1998
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 04/01/1965|      |
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DARDANELLE  **AVERAGE LOW......72.2 WARMEST       | 1934 | 71.8 IN 1934
              AVERAGE..........83.7 3RD WARMEST   | 1943 | 85.3 IN 1943
              RECORDS BEGAN 08/01/1909            |      |
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DEER          AVERAGE HIGH.....83.7 5TH WARMEST   | 1998 | 87.9 IN 1980
            **AVERAGE LOW......68.4 WARMEST       | 1980 | 68.1 IN 1980
              AVERAGE..........76.0 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 78.0 IN 1980
              RECORDS BEGAN 06/01/1975            |      |
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DES ARC       AVERAGE HIGH.....94.9 5TH WARMEST   | 1980 | 97.9 IN 1954
            **AVERAGE LOW......75.3 WARMEST       | 1998 | 73.6 IN 1998
            **AVERAGE..........85.1 WARMEST       | 1998 | 83.7 IN 1998
              RECORDS BEGAN 09/01/1903            |      |
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EVENING SHADE 1 NNE                               |      |
              AVERAGE LOW......67.4 4TH WARMEST   | 1998 | 68.2 IN 1980
              AVERAGE..........79.9 3RD WARMEST   | 2007 | 82.5 IN 1980
              RECORDS BEGAN 01/01/1923            |      |
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FORDYCE       AVERAGE HIGH.....94.1 5TH WARMEST   | 1964 | 95.4 IN 1944
            **AVERAGE LOW......72.3 WARMEST       | 1914 | 70.9 IN 1914
            **AVERAGE..........83.2 WARMEST       | 1944 | 82.7 IN 1944
              RECORDS BEGAN 04/01/1911            |      |
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GILBERT     **AVERAGE LOW......68.0 WARMEST       | 2007 | 67.4 IN 2007
              AVERAGE..........80.0 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 80.4 IN 1936
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 05/17/1936|      |
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GREERS FERRY DAM                                  |      |
            **AVERAGE LOW......70.9 WARMEST       | 1998 | 70.2 IN 1998
              AVERAGE..........81.2 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 82.6 IN 1980
              RECORDS BEGAN 11/01/1903            |      |
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HARRISON      AVERAGE LOW......69.8 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 70.7 IN 1980
              AVERAGE..........80.2 8TH WARMEST   | 1998 | 83.2 IN 1980
              RECORDS BEGAN 11/01/1891            |      |
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HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT                               |      |
              AVERAGE HIGH.....94.8 5TH WARMEST   | 2000 | 95.6 IN 1980
            **AVERAGE LOW......74.3 WARMEST       | 1998 | 73.9 IN 1998
              AVERAGE..........84.5 2ND WARMEST   | 1998 | 84.7 IN 1998
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 01/01/1973|      |
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HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK                         |      |
              AVERAGE LOW......73.3 3RD WARMEST   | 1954 | 76.4 IN 1932
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 02/01/1887|      |
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JACKSONVILLE/LITTLE ROCK AFB                      |      |
              AVERAGE HIGH.....95.1 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 98.4 IN 1980
              AVERAGE LOW......73.1 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 73.8 IN 1980
              AVERAGE..........84.1 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 86.1 IN 1980
              RECORDS BEGAN 01/01/1956            |      |
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LEAD HILL     AVERAGE LOW......68.0 2ND WARMEST   | 1977 | 68.5 IN 1977
              RECORDS BEGAN 12/01/1927            |      |
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LEOLA         AVERAGE HIGH.....95.5 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 97.0 IN 1980
            **AVERAGE LOW......71.7 WARMEST       | 1993 | 70.4 IN 1993
            **AVERAGE..........83.6 WARMEST       | 1980 | 83.0 IN 1980
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 02/01/1963|      |
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LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD                           |      |
              AVERAGE HIGH.....96.1 3RD WARMEST   | 1980 | 97.7 IN 1954
            **AVERAGE LOW......75.5 WARMEST       | 1881 | 74.3 IN 1881
            **AVERAGE..........85.8 WARMEST       | 1954 | 85.4 IN 1954
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 07/01/1879|      |
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MALVERN       AVERAGE HIGH.....94.4 10TH WARMEST  | 1980 | 99.8 IN 1954
            **AVERAGE LOW......71.7 WARMEST       |      |
                                    TIED WITH 1998| 1998 | 70.4 IN 1921
              AVERAGE..........83.1 3RD WARMEST   |      |
                                    TIED WITH 1896| 1980 | 83.2 IN 1980
              RECORDS BEGAN 04/01/1883            |      |
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MAMMOTH SPRING STATE PARK                         |      |
              AVERAGE LOW......68.0 2ND WARMEST   |      |
                                    TIED WITH 1932| 1934 | 69.0 IN 1934
              AVERAGE..........79.8 4TH WARMEST   | 1980 | 81.9 IN 1936
              RECORDS BEGAN 04/26/1904            |      |
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MENA          AVERAGE LOW......70.6 2ND WARMEST   | 1954 | 70.9 IN 1954
              AVERAGE..........80.9 8TH WARMEST   | 1954 | 84.1 IN 1934
              RECORDS BEGAN 03/01/1887            |      |
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MONTICELLO    AVERAGE HIGH.....94.6 4TH WARMEST   | 2006 | 96.0 IN 1980
            **AVERAGE LOW......74.8 WARMEST       | 2005 | 73.6 IN 2005
            **AVERAGE..........84.7 WARMEST       |      |
                                    TIED WITH 2005| 2005 | 84.7 IN 2005
              RECORDS BEGAN 02/17/1876            |      |
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MORRILTON     AVERAGE HIGH.....95.0 7TH WARMEST   | 1988 | 98.9 IN 1954
              AVERAGE LOW......72.1 2ND WARMEST   | 1934 | 72.2 IN 1934
              AVERAGE..........83.6 3RD WARMEST   | 1954 | 84.8 IN 1954
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 08/01/1919|      |
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MOUNT IDA     AVERAGE HIGH.....93.4 7TH WARMEST   | 1980 | 96.6 IN 1943
            **AVERAGE LOW......71.0 WARMEST       | 1993 | 69.0 IN 1993
            **AVERAGE..........82.2 WARMEST       | 1980 | 81.7 IN 1980
              TEMPERATURE RECORDS BEGAN 05/01/1883|      |
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MOUNTAIN HOME 1 NNW                               |      |
            **AVERAGE LOW......71.3 WARMEST       | 1980 | 69.6 IN 1980
              AVERAGE..........81.5 5TH WARMEST   | 1980 | 83.3 IN 1936
                                                  |      |         1934
              RECORDS BEGAN 03/03/1902            |      |
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NEWPORT WATER PLANT                               |      |
            **AVERAGE LOW......73.2 WARMEST       | 1998 | 72.7 IN 1998
              AVERAGE..........82.4 6TH WARMEST   | 1980 | 84.1 IN 1934
              RECORDS BEGAN 01/01/1892            |      |
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NORTH LITTLE ROCK                                 |      |
              AVERAGE HIGH.....93.7 4TH WARMEST   | 2000 | 96.2 IN 1980
            **AVERAGE LOW......74.9 WARMEST       | 1998 | 74.1 IN 1998
              AVERAGE..........84.3 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 84.7 IN 1980
              RECORDS BEGAN 11/01/1976            |      |
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PINE BLUFF    AVERAGE LOW......74.1 2ND WARMEST   | 1998 | 74.4 IN 1998
              AVERAGE..........84.4 3RD WARMEST   | 1943 | 86.6 IN 1943
              RECORDS BEGAN 05/14/1884            |      |
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SAINT CHARLES AVERAGE HIGH.....92.9 6TH WARMEST   | 2000 | 96.9 IN 1954
            **AVERAGE LOW......73.5 WARMEST       | 2005 | 71.6 IN 2005
              AVERAGE..........83.2 3RD WARMEST   | 1954 | 83.6 IN 1954
              RECORDS BEGAN 02/20/1930            |      |
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SHERIDAN      AVERAGE HIGH.....94.9 2ND WARMEST   | 1980 | 96.7 IN 1980
            **AVERAGE LOW......72.0 WARMEST       | 1998 | 71.2 IN 1998
            **AVERAGE..........83.5 WARMEST       | 1998 | 82.9 IN 1998
              RECORDS BEGAN 03/01/1977            |      |
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WARREN 4 SW   AVERAGE LOW......73.4 3RD WARMEST   | 1934 | 74.6 IN 1928
              AVERAGE..........83.1 7TH WARMEST   |      |
                                    TIED 1930 1896| 1998 | 86.1 IN 1934
              RECORDS BEGAN 01/01/1893            |      |
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PLEASE NOTE...THESE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL CERTIFICATION
BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER IN ASHEVILLE NC.

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