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Heavy Rain in Southern/Western Arkansas on September 28-29, 2013
 

September ended on a wet note in Arkansas, especially in southern and western sections of the state. A slow moving cold front pushed into the region from the Plains, with showers and thunderstorms developing along the front. 

 

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms developed from eastern Texas into southwest Arkansas ahead of a cold front between 115 pm CDT and 715 CDT on 09/28/2013.
115 pm CDT   |   415 pm CDT   |   715 pm CDT
Parts of the southwest picked up two to more than three inches of rain. Twenty four hour amounts through 700 am CDT on the 29th included 3.02 inches at Texarkana (Miller County) and 2.12 inches at Ashdown (Little River County). 
In the pictures: Scattered to numerous thunderstorms developed from eastern Texas into southwest Arkansas ahead of a cold front between 115 pm CDT and 715 CDT on 09/28/2013.

 

Forty eight hour rainfall through 700 am CDT on 09/30/2013.
In the picture: Forty eight hour rainfall through 700 am CDT on 09/30/2013.
 

On the 29th, while heavy rain was more spotty, there were some totals over two inches in parts of the south. Dermott (Chicot County) got 2.55 inches, with 2.16 inches at Moro Bay State Park (Bradley County).

 

Percent of normal rainfall in September, 2013.
In the picture: Percent of normal rainfall in September, 2013.
 

Rain in the south was a common theme during the month, especially in the last ten days. Some areas, including Texarkana (Miller County), received almost three times the normal precipitation.

 

Precipitation in September, 2013
Site Amount Normal +/- % of Normal
Fayetteville (NW AR) 3.66 4.82 -1.16 76%
Harrison (NC AR) 1.35 4.20 -2.85 32%
Jonesboro (NE AR) 1.28 3.06 -1.78 42%
Fort Smith (WC AR) 1.50 3.05 -1.55 49%
Little Rock (C AR) 3.21 3.18 +0.03 101%
West Memphis (EC AR) 3.43 2.84 +0.59 121%
Texarkana (SW AR) 9.86 3.43 +6.43 287%
El Dorado (SC AR) 3.10 3.11 -0.01 100%
Pine Bluff (SE AR) 4.48 2.69 +1.79 167%

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