Historic Weather Events
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Several historic events (Severe and Winter weather) have occurred in Arkansas since this website was started in 1996. These events are documented below.
 
Heavy Snow (January 27-28, 2000)
 
Snowfall for the January 27-28, 2000 event. A major winter storm brought snow and ice to Arkansas on January 27th (and early on the 28th).  The storm came after a prolonged period of warmer than normal weather and no measurable snow for almost three years in some areas (including Little Rock).
In the picture: Snowfall for the January 27-28, 2000 event.

 

It was the heaviest snow in 12 years, with 4 to 8 inches or more common. Parts of southern Arkansas received over a foot of snow. U.S. 67/167 near Jacksonville (Pulaski County) was snow and ice covered.
In the picture: U.S. 67/167 near Jacksonville (Pulaski County) was snow and ice covered. Click to enlarge.

 

Link of Interest
Some Reported Accumulations

 

A truck was stalled just south of Jacksonville (Pulaski County). There were plenty of problems on area highways, with numerous accidents reported.
In the picture: A truck was stalled just south of Jacksonville (Pulaski County). Click to enlarge.

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