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Heavy Rain in Western Arkansas on November 5-6, 2013
 
A cold front surged into western Arkansas from the Plains by 700 am CST on 11/06/2013.
Storm systems and cold fronts usually become more frequent in the fall and early winter. Fronts visited fairly often in October, and there was a front on the doorstep on November 6th.
In the picture: A cold front surged into western Arkansas from the Plains by 700 am CST on 11/06/2013.

 

The front had enough support aloft to pull moisture from the Gulf of Mexico, and bring likely chances of rain to the region.

A trough of low pressure at 500 mb (18,000 feet) dredged up moisture from the Gulf of Moisture at 700 am CST on 11/06/2013.
In the picture: A trough of low pressure at 500 mb (18,000 feet) dredged up moisture from the Gulf of Moisture at 700 am CST on 11/06/2013. The moisture was carried into Arkansas by a south to southwest wind flow aloft.

 

Twenty four hour rainfall through 700 am CST on 11/06/2013.

Ahead of the front, rain was heavy at times in western sections of the state. Twenty four hour amounts through 700 am CST on the 6th included 4.47 inches at Bogg Springs, 4.20 inches at Mena, 3.40 inches at Big Fork and 2.92 inches at Cove (all in Polk County).  

In the picture: Twenty four hour rainfall through 700 am CST on 11/06/2013.

 

Twenty Four Hour Rainfall (through 700 am CDT on 11/06/2013)
Site Amount (Inches)
Bogg Springs (Polk Co) 4.47
Mena (Polk Co) 4.20
Big Fork (Polk Co) 3.40
Cove (Polk Co) 2.92
Gillham Dam (Howard Co) 2.73
De Queen Dam (Sevier Co) 2.58
Long Pool (Pope Co) 2.56
Clarksville (Johnson Co) 2.54
Parks (Scott Co) 2.37
Clinton (Van Buren Co) 2.23

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