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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
600 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER AWARENESS IN ARKANSAS...

NOVEMBER 17TH THROUGH 21ST IS WINTER WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK
IN ARKANSAS...AND IT HAS BEEN SO PROCLAIMED BY GOVERNOR MIKE
BEEBE. SPONSORS OF THE AWARENESS WEEK ARE THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE...THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT...ENTERGY ARKANSAS...THE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES
OF ARKANSAS...THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD...THE ARKANSAS
STATE POLICE...AND THE AMERICAN RED CROSS. 

DURING EACH WEEKDAY...A DIFFERENT WINTER WEATHER TOPIC WILL BE
COVERED IN A PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

    MONDAY...THE OUTLOOK FOR THE COMING WINTER
    TUESDAY...WINTER PRECIPITATION TYPES
    WEDNESDAY...WINTER WEATHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND ADVISORIES
    THURSDAY...WINTER WEATHER SAFETY RULES
    FRIDAY...THE COLD OF WINTER

HERE ARE STATISTICS FOR LAST WINTER IN SOME ARKANSAS CITIES...
/THE STATISTICS COVER METEOROLOGICAL WINTER...WHICH IS THE 
MONTHS OF DECEMBER...JANUARY...AND FEBRUARY. SOME STATIONS
HAD ADDITIONAL MEASURABLE SNOW IN MARCH./

FAYETTEVILLE
AVERAGE HIGH 45.6 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 21.0 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 4.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 6.58 INCHES...2.31 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 14.1 INCHES

HARRISON
AVERAGE HIGH 45.5 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 23.4 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 5.69 INCHES...2.71 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 15.8 INCHES

MOUNTAIN HOME
AVERAGE HIGH 44.0 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 21.4 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 5.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 9.07 INCHES...1.23 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 15.7 INCHES

JONESBORO
AVERAGE HIGH 45.0 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 23.6 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 4.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 13.59 INCHES...1.56 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 3.7 INCHES

FORT SMITH
AVERAGE HIGH 50.4 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 27.0 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 2.9 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 5.86 INCHES...3.00 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 10.2 INCHES

BATESVILLE /LIVESTOCK EXPERIMENT STATION/
AVERAGE HIGH 44.8 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 22.2 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 4.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 9.91 INCHES...1.14 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 8.6 INCHES

NEWPORT
AVERAGE HIGH 45.4 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 25.9 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 12.31 INCHES...0.13 INCH BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 4.6 INCHES

DARDANELLE
AVERAGE HIGH 50.3 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 26.8 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 10.03 INCHES...1.56 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 5.5 INCHES

SEARCY
AVERAGE HIGH 46.8 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 24.8 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 4.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 13.79 INCHES...1.51 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 3.4 INCHES

CONWAY
AVERAGE HIGH 50.7 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 26.5 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 2.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 8.53 INCHES...3.65 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 3.3 INCHES

MENA
AVERAGE HIGH 48.4 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 24.5 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 4.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 10.69 INCHES...2.15 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 2.1 INCHES

HOT SPRINGS
AVERAGE HIGH 50.0 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 29.6 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 10.49 INCHES...2.81 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 3.0 INCHES

LITTLE ROCK
AVERAGE HIGH 51.3 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 29.7 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 2.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 12.51 INCHES...0.33 INCH ABOVE NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 4.0 INCHES

NORTH LITTLE ROCK
AVERAGE HIGH 49.4 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 30.8 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 12.64 INCHES...0.55 INCH ABOVE NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 3.6 INCHES

PINE BLUFF
AVERAGE HIGH 50.7 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 30.6 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.6 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 13.16 INCHES...0.10 INCH BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 3.7 INCHES

CAMDEN
AVERAGE HIGH 52.8 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 28.3 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 11.87 INCHES...2.25 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 1.0 INCH

MONTICELLO
AVERAGE HIGH 52.7 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 32.1 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 12.29 INCHES...3.01 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 2.6 INCHES

TEXARKANA
AVERAGE HIGH 53.5 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 32.9 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 2.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 9.75 INCHES...2.69 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 1.6 INCHES

EL DORADO
AVERAGE HIGH 53.7 DEGREES...AVERAGE LOW 31.2 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 3.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL PRECIPITATION 11.14 INCHES...3.13 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
SNOWFALL MEASURED 1.1 INCHES


THE PURPOSE OF WINTER WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IS TO REMIND PEOPLE
WHAT WINTER WEATHER CAN BRING. NOW IS THE TIME TO REVIEW WHAT 
CAN HAPPEN DURING WINTER...AND TO MAKE PREPARATIONS FOR THE 
UPCOMING WINTER SEASON.

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