Severe/Winter Weather Guides
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The National Weather Service authors Severe and Winter Weather guides annually. The guides serve to educate the public about hazardous weather and how to prepare for severe and winter storms.
Winter Guide (Table of Contents)
Arkansas Winter Awareness Week The First Freeze
The Terrain & Winter Weather (how terrain yields mixed precipitation and average snow in Arkansas) The Groundhog Story (the accuracy of the groundhog when predicting the end of Winter in Arkansas)
The Ice Storms of December, 2000 (a look back at perhaps the most destructive natural disasters in recorded Arkansas history) Winter Safety (how to protect yourself from the elements)
Winter Headlines (a brief look at look Watches, Warnings and Advisories...or "Headlines") Winter Weather Terminology
Where to Go for Headlines (who issues headlines in Arkansas and where headlines are received) Odds of a White Christmas in Little Rock
Notable Past Winters in Arkansas/Statewide Extremes
Severe Arctic Outbreaks in Arkansas
What is on the Road?
(slush, ice or snow)
How much is on the Road?
(mostly clear, partly covered or covered)
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