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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1250 PM CDT MON SEP 02 2013

...A RECORD WET AUGUST OVER NORTHERN ARKANSAS...

RAINFALL WAS EXCESSIVE OVER NORTHERN ARKANSAS DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST
AS SEVERAL SYSTEMS MOVED OVER THE AREA. MOST OF THE RAIN FELL IN THE FIRST
TWO WEEKS OF THE MONTH. AT MANY SITES...AUGUST 2013 WAS ONE OF THE WETTEST
ON RECORD.

COLUMNS NOTED...

 1 - STATION
 2 - AUGUST 2013 RAINFALL
 3 - WETTEST AUGUST SINCE
 4 - RANK IN TERMS OF WETTEST AUGUSTS OR PREVIOUS WETTEST AUGUST
 5 - WETTEST AUGUST
 6 - RAINFALL RECORDS SINCE

    1                     2         3     4           5            6
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OMAHA 4 NE           8.53 INCHES   2008  1ST      7.82 IN 2008   1988
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MELBOURNE 5 W        8.07 INCHES   2003  2ND      9.49 IN 2003   1948
MOUNTAIN HOME 1 NNW  7.91 INCHES   1942  2ND      8.62 IN 1942   1902
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CALICO ROCK 2 WSW    8.93 INCHES   1915  3RD     13.03 IN 1915   1904
JASPER               8.57 INCHES   1981  3RD     12.10 IN 1981   1948
GILBERT              7.64 INCHES   1942  3RD     11.63 IN 1942   1924
BATESVILLE AIRPORT   7.60 INCHES   2008  3RD      8.14 IN 1950   1937
EVENING SHADE 1 NNE  7.32 INCHES   1975  3RD     12.27 IN 1975   1923
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SEARCY               9.15 INCHES   1966  4TH     11.03 IN 1915   1882
MOUNTAIN VIEW        7.98 INCHES   1970  4TH      9.36 IN 1970   1924
LEAD HILL            7.52 INCHES   2008  4TH     10.86 IN 1931   1927
DEVILS KNOB          7.36 INCHES   2012  4TH     11.35 IN 1944   1937
SALEM                6.05 INCHES   1988  4TH      8.78 IN 1977   1955
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HARRISON             7.45 INCHES   1981  5TH     14.56 IN 1915   1891
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PLEASE NOTE...
ALL DATA IS CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL CERTIFIED BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC
DATA CENTER IN ASHEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA.
SOME STATIONS MAY HAVE GAPS IN THE PERIOD OF RECORD.

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