Arkansas Blows Away All Of Their Snow And Cold Records

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SXUS74 KTSA 051430
RERFYV

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
930 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE SET AT FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS...

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS THIS MORNING, MAY 5TH,
WAS 31 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
RECORD OF 35 DEGREES SET IN 1954.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KTSA 051330
RERFYV

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
830 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD SNOWFALL SET AT FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS...

0.5 INCHES OF SNOW FELL AT THE OFFICIAL SNOW OBSERVATION SITE IN
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS ON MAY 3, 2013. THIS SETS A NEW DAILY
SNOWFALL RECORD FOR MAY 3RD. THIS IS ALSO THE FIRST TIME SINCE
RECORDS WERE KEPT THAT SNOWFALL WAS RECORDED IN THE MONTH OF MAY IN
FAYETTEVILLE...AND SETS THE LATEST DATE EVER THAT SNOW WAS RECORDED
IN FAYETTEVILLE.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KTSA 051323
RERFYV

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
823 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW MEAN TEMPERATURE SET AT FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS WAS ONLY 38.5
DEGREES YESTERDAY, MAY 4TH. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS LOW MEAN
TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 45.5 DEGREES SET IN 1954.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KTSA 051321
RERFYV

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
821 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW MEAN TEMPERATURE SET AT FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS WAS ONLY 39.5
DEGREES ON MAY 3RD. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS LOW MEAN TEMPERATURE
RECORD OF 43.0 DEGREES SET IN 1954.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KTSA 051315
RERFYV

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
815 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE SET AT FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS...

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS ONLY REACHED 44
DEGREES YESTERDAY, MAY 4TH. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS LOW MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 51 DEGREES SET IN 1978.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KTSA 051312
RERFYV

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
812 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE SET AT FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS...

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS ONLY REACHED 47
DEGREES OM MAY 3RD. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
RECORD OF 51 DEGREES SET IN 1954.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KTSA 051249
RERMLC

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
749 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW MEAN TEMPERATURE SET AT MCALESTER OKLAHOMA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN MCALESTER, OKLAHOMA YESTERDAY, MAY 4TH,
WAS ONLY 44 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS LOW MEAN TEMPERATURE
RECORD OF 50 DEGREES SET IN 1990.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KTSA 051246
RERMLC

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
746 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE SET AT MCALESTER OKLAHOMA...

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT MCALESTER, OKLAHOMA ONLY REACHED 53 DEGREES
YESTERDAY, MAY 4TH. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
RECORD OF 56 DEGREES SET IN 1990.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KTSA 051240
RERMLC

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
740 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE TIED AT MCALESTER OKLAHOMA...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 37 DEGREES WAS TIED AT MCALESTER,
OKLAHOMA ON MAY 2ND. THIS TIES THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 37 DEGREES SET
IN 2011.

$$

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000
NOUS44 KLZK 050949 AAA
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-060000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
420 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...HISTORIC COLD AND SNOWFALL IN ARKANSAS IN MAY...

.SNOWFALL...

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE WRITTEN WEATHER HISTORY BEGAN IN ARKANSAS
/1819/...SNOW HAS FALLEN IN THE MONTH OF MAY. THIS SNOW HAS SET
RECORDS FOR THE LATEST SNOWFALL AND LATEST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL IN
THE STATE.

THE PREVIOUS LATEST SNOWFALL EVER RECORDED WAS ON APRIL 30TH 1903...AT
HARRISON...GRAVETTE...AND FAYETTEVILLE. THIS WAS NOT MEASURABLE.

THE PREVIOUS LATEST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL WAS 0.2 INCHES AT CORNING ON
APRIL 24 1910.

BELOW IS A LIST OF SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS FROM NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER STATIONS...AS WELL AS COCORAHS
STATIONS. THESE STATIONS ARE IN BOTH THE NWS LITTLE ROCK AND TULSA
AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY.

COOPERATIVE OBSERVER STATIONS
-------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION                       MAY 3RD          MAY 4TH     TOTAL
-------------------------------------------------------------------
WINSLOW 7NE                     0.4              1.5        1.9
OMAHA                           0.5              1.2        1.7
FAYETTEVILLE EXP STATION        1.5                         1.5
COMPTON                         1.0                         1.0
FAYETTEVILLE DRAKE FIELD        0.5                         0.5
KINGSTON 2S                     0.2              0.2        0.4
HARRISON                        0.1             TRACE       0.1
GILBERT                                         TRACE      TRACE
JASPER                         TRACE                       TRACE
MOUNT IDA                      TRACE                       TRACE
MOUNTAIN VIEW                                   TRACE      TRACE
PARTHENON                      TRACE
RATCLIFF                       TRACE                       TRACE

COCORAHS STATIONS
-------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION                       MAY 3RD          MAY 4TH     TOTAL
-------------------------------------------------------------------
DECATUR 2.6 ESE                 5.0                         5.0
BELLA VISTA 1.5 NNE             1.5                         1.5
PEA RIDGE 0.2 WSW               1.5                         1.5
HARRISON 5.4 SW                                  1.0        1.0
ROGERS 3.8 SW                   1.0                         1.0
ROGERS 2.1 SE                   0.8                         0.8
SILOAM SPRINGS 1.8 N            0.7                         0.7
JASPER 2.7 WNW                                   0.3        0.3
HARRISON 5.4 SW                 0.2                         0.2

OTHER STATIONS
-------------------------------------------------------------------
LOCATION                      MAY 3RD          MAY 4TH     TOTAL
-------------------------------------------------------------------
QUEEN WILHELMINA STATE PARK     0.8                         0.8
CLINTON AIRPORT                TRACE                       TRACE

.COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

DAILY RECORD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES SET OR TIED ARE LISTED BELOW.

                    RECORD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES
                       MAY 3RD           MAY 4TH
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION              NEW  PREVIOUS    NEW  PREVIOUS       RECORDS SINCE
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
BATESVILLE AIRPORT   45  57 IN 2009    48  64 IN 2009          1937
BEEDEVILLE 4NE                         50  61 IN 1978          1964
BOONEVILLE                             55  56 IN 1978          1906
CABOT 4SW                              49  61 IN 2009...1978   1965
CALICO ROCK 2WSW                       40  54 IN 1935          1915
CLARKSVILLE WATER PLANT                50  54 IN 1978          1871
CONWAY                                 48  56 IN 2002          1884
DES ARC                                47  52 IN 1907          1903
FLIPPIN              39  52 IN 1978    43  51 IN 1961          1951
GILBERT                                42  53 IN 1961          1924
HARDY                                  40  51 IN 1907          1897
HARRISON             38  48 IN 1978    44  50 IN 1978          1891
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT  57  57 IN 2002    51  61 IN 1978          1948
JACKSONVILLE         48  56 IN 1978    51  58 IN 1978          1956
LEAD HILL                              37  52 IN 2009...1935   1927
LITTLE ROCK          52  57 IN 2002    53  53 IN 1935          1879
MALVERN                                57  60 IN 1978          1882
MAMMOTH SPRING                         40  51 IN 1907          1904
MENA                                   55  55 IN 1935          1887
MONTICELLO           56  60 IN 1994                            1876
MORRILTON                              49  57 IN 2002          1919
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW                     38  53 IN 1995          1902
MOUNTAIN VIEW                          41  50 IN 1978          1924
NEWPORT                                42  56 IN 1907          1884
NORTH LITTLE ROCK    48  55 IN 1978    49  58 IN 1978          1975
PINE BLUFF           53  60 IN 2002                            1883
RUSSELLVILLE         52  59 IN 2002    51  58 IN 1978          1882
STAR CITY/CANE CREEK                   51  62 IN 1978          1963
STUTTGART AIRPORT    52  54 IN 2004    55  61 IN 1944          1942

THERE WERE MANY STATIONS WHICH SET OR TIED THE ALL-TIME RECORD COLDEST
HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF MAY. AT HARDY...A RECORD THAT HAD STOOD
SINCE 1899 WAS SHATTERED BY 10 DEGREES.

                      ALL-TIME RECORD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR MAY
STATION             NEW RECORD           PREVIOUS RECORD      RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
LEAD HILL          37 05/04/2013          44 05/03/2011              1927
HARRISON           38 05/03/2013          45 05/02/2011              1891
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW 38 05/04/2013          49 05/03/2011              1902
FLIPPIN            39 05/03/2013          51 05/04/1961              1951
CALICO ROCK 2WSW   40 05/04/2013          48 05/03/2011              1915
EVENING SHADE 1NNE 40 05/04/2013          48 05/03/2011              1923
HARDY              40 05/04/2013          50 05/24/1899              1897
MAMMOTH SPRING     40 05/04/2013          49 05/03/2011              1904
MOUNTAIN VIEW      41 05/04/2013          48 05/03/2011              1924
BATESVILLE L/D     42 05/04/2013          49 05/03/2011              1951
GILBERT            42 05/04/2013          47 05/03/2011              1924
NEWPORT            42 05/04/2013          53 05/02/1994              1884
BATESVILLE AIRPORT 45 05/03/2013          45 05/02/2011              1937
CLARKSVILLE 6NE    47 05/04/2013          49 05/03/2011              1986
DES ARC            47 05/04/2013          52 05/03/2011...05/03/1994 1903
CONWAY             48 05/04/2013          49 05/02/2011              1884
JACKSONVILLE       48 05/03/2013          51 05/02/2011              1956
NORTH LITTLE ROCK  48 05/03/2013          50 05/02/2011...05/02/1994 1975
CABOT 4SW          49 05/04/2013          57 05/03/2002...05/02/1990 1965
KEO                49 05/04/2013          50 05/03/2011              1948
MORRILTON          49 05/04/2013          49 05/03/1994              1919
BEEDEVILLE 4NE     50 05/03/2013          50 05/02/1994              1964
CLARKSVILLE WATER  50 05/04/2013          50 05/03/2011...05/03/1994 1871
ROHWER 2NNE        50 05/04/2013          55 05/04/1978              1959
STAR CITY          51 05/04/2013          62 05/10/2010              1963
LITTLE ROCK        52 05/03/2013          52 05/02/1994              1879
PINE BLUFF         52 05/03/2013          56 05/02/2011...05/04/1978 1883
RUSSELLVILLE       52 05/03/2013          53 05/02/2011              1882
STUTTGART AIRPORT  52 05/03/2013          52 05/02/1994              1942

.RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES...

DAILY RECORD LOWS WERE SET AT MANY LOCATIONS...AND SOME OF THESE
TEMPERATURES WERE THE COLDEST EVER RECORDED IN THE MONTH OF MAY.

                        RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES
                       MAY 3RD           MAY 4TH
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION              NEW  PREVIOUS     NEW  PREVIOUS      RECORDS SINCE
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
BEEDEVILLE 4NE                          38 38 IN 1976          1964
BOONEVILLE                              35 38 IN 1954          1906
CABOT 4SW                               35 36 IN 1976          1965
DES ARC               41  41 IN 2005    37 37 IN 1954          1903
FORDYCE                                 35 37 IN 1954          1911
HARDY                                   33 36 IN 2005          1897
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT   39  41 IN 2005    36 40 IN 1976          1948
JACKSONVILLE          38  41 IN 2004    36 40 IN 1976          1956
LITTLE ROCK           38  41 IN 1929    38 40 IN 1971          1879
MALVERN                                 34 35 IN 1976          1882
MENA                  34  36 IN 2011    34 35 IN 1954          1887
MONTICELLO            40  41 IN 1960    38 40 IN 1971          1876
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW                      35 35 IN 2005          1902
MURFREESBORO 1W                         34 38 IN 2011          1970
NEWPORT               39  41 IN 1976    37 37 IN 1954          1884
NORTH LITTLE ROCK     39  43 IN 2005    40 46 IN 1976          1975
PINE BLUFF            40  41 IN 1918    35 41 IN 1954          1883
STAR CITY                               37 37 IN 1976          1963
STUTTGART AIRPORT     41  43 IN 2005    37 45 IN 1945          1942

AS OF 4 AM THIS MORNING...DAILY RECORD LOWS HAVE ALSO BEEN BROKEN FOR
MAY 5TH AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK...LITTLE ROCK...JACKSONVILLE...HOT SPRINGS
AIRPORT...PINE BLUFF...AND THE STUTTGART AIRPORT.

                      ALL-TIME RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES FOR MAY
STATION             NEW RECORD               PREVIOUS RECORD  RECORDS SINCE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
LEOLA               32 05/04/2013              34 05/04/2011        1963
SPARKMAN            32 05/04/2013              35 05/16/2002        1963
MURFREESBORO 1W     34 05/04/2013              35 05/01/2005        1970
CABOT 4SW           35 05/04/2013              36 05/04/1976        1965
FORDYCE             35 05/04/2013              37 05/02/1994        1911
PINE BLUFF          35 05/04/2013              36 05/02/1909        1883
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT 36 05/04/2013              39 05/13/1997        1948
JACKSONVILLE        36 05/04/2013              39 05/07/1992        1956
DES ARC             37 05/04/2013              37 05/04/1954        1903
STAR CITY           37 05/04/2013              37 05/04/1976        1963
KEO                 38 05/04/2013              38 05/04/1954        1948
LITTLE ROCK         38 05/04/2013...05/03/2013 39 05/01/1903        1879
NORTH LITTLE ROCK   39 05/03/2013              40 05/02/1994        1975
ROHWER 2NNE         39 05/04/2013              39 05/03/1978        1959

AT LITTLE ROCK...IT WAS THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH OF MAY
SINCE 1903...AND AT PINE BLUFF...IT WAS THE COLDEST MAY TEMPERATURE
SINCE 1909.

IT WAS THE LATEST FREEZE ON RECORD FOR SPARKMAN AND LEOLA...AND THE FIRST
MAY FREEZE EVER RECORDED AT BOTH LOCATIONS.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN RECORD-SETTING AS WELL. AT SEVERAL
LOCATIONS...THE LOWEST ALL-TIME DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH
OF MAY HAS BEEN RECORDED.

STATION                NEW RECORD/DATE         PREVIOUS RECORD/DATE
--------------------------------------------------------------------
LITTLE ROCK        45.0 DEGREES 05/03/2013   46.5 DEGREES 05/02/1994
NORTH LITTLE ROCK  43.5 DEGREES 05/03/2013   45.0 DEGREES 05/02/1994
PINE BLUFF         46.5 DEGREES 05/04/2013   49.5 DEGREES 05/01/1909
                   46.5 DEGREES 05/03/2013
HARRISON           35.0 DEGREES 05/03/2013   41.0 DEGREES 05/01/1909

_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________

NOTE

ALL DATA IS CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL CERTIFIED BY THE NATIONAL
CLIMATIC DATA CENTER IN ASHEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KLZK 050942
RERLZK

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
425 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 40 DEGREES WAS SET AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 46 SET IN 1976.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT BATESVILLE AIRPORT...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 37 DEGREES WAS SET AT BATESVILLE AIRPORT
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 39 SET IN 2011.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 36 DEGREES WAS SET AT HOT SPRINGS
AIRPORT YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 40 SET IN 1976.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT MONTICELLO...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 38 DEGREES WAS SET AT MONTICELLO
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 40 SET IN 1971.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT JACKSONVILLE/LITTLE ROCK AFB...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 36 DEGREES WAS SET AT
JACKSONVILLE/LITTLE ROCK AFB YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD
OF 40 SET IN 1976.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT STUTTGART AIRPORT...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 37 DEGREES WAS SET AT STUTTGART AIRPORT
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 45 SET IN 1945.

$$

000
NOUS44 KLZK 050920
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-060000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
420 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2013

...HISTORIC COLD AND SNOWFALL IN ARKANSAS IN MAY...

.SNOWFALL...

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE WRITTEN WEATHER HISTORY BEGAN IN ARKANSAS
/1819/...SNOW HAS FALLEN IN THE MONTH OF MAY. THIS SNOW HAS SET
RECORDS FOR THE LATEST SNOWFALL AND LATEST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL IN
THE STATE.

THE PREVIOUS LATEST SNOWFALL EVER RECORDED WAS ON APRIL 30TH 1903...AT
HARRISON...GRAVETTE...AND FAYETTEVILLE. THIS WAS NOT MEASURABLE.

THE PREVIOUS LATEST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL WAS 0.2 INCHES AT CORNING ON
APRIL 24 1910.

BELOW IS A LIST OF SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS FROM NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER STATIONS...AS WELL AS COCORAHS
STATIONS. THESE STATIONS ARE IN BOTH THE NWS LITTLE ROCK AND TULSA
AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY.

COOPERATIVE OBSERVER STATIONS
-------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION                       MAY 3RD          MAY 4TH     TOTAL
-------------------------------------------------------------------
WINSLOW 7NE                     0.4              1.5        1.9
OMAHA                           0.5              1.2        1.7
FAYETTEVILLE EXP STATION        1.5                         1.5
COMPTON                         1.0                         1.0
FAYETTEVILLE DRAKE FIELD        0.5                         0.5
KINGSTON 2S                     0.2              0.2        0.4
HARRISON                        0.1             TRACE       0.1
GILBERT                                         TRACE      TRACE
JASPER                         TRACE                       TRACE
MOUNT IDA                      TRACE                       TRACE
MOUNTAIN VIEW                                   TRACE      TRACE
PARTHENON                      TRACE
RATCLIFF                       TRACE                       TRACE

COCORAHS STATIONS
-------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION                       MAY 3RD          MAY 4TH     TOTAL
-------------------------------------------------------------------
DECATUR 2.6 ESE                 5.0                         5.0
BELLA VISTA 1.5 NNE             1.5                         1.5
PEA RIDGE 0.2 WSW               1.5                         1.5
HARRISON 5.4 SW                                  1.0        1.0
ROGERS 3.8 SW                   1.0                         1.0
ROGERS 2.1 SE                   0.8                         0.8
SILOAM SPRINGS 1.8 N            0.7                         0.7
JASPER 2.7 WNW                                   0.3        0.3
HARRISON 5.4 SW                 0.2                         0.2

OTHER STATIONS
-------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION                       MAY 3RD          MAY 4TH     TOTAL
-------------------------------------------------------------------
CLINTON AIRPORT                TRACE                       TRACE

.COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

DAILY RECORD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES SET OR TIED ARE LISTED BELOW.

                    RECORD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES
                       MAY 3RD           MAY 4TH
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION              NEW  PREVIOUS    NEW  PREVIOUS       RECORDS SINCE
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
BATESVILLE AIRPORT   45  57 IN 2009    48  64 IN 2009          1937
BEEDEVILLE 4NE                         50  61 IN 1978          1964
BOONEVILLE                             55  56 IN 1978          1906
CABOT 4SW                              49  61 IN 2009...1978   1965
CALICO ROCK 2WSW                       40  54 IN 1935          1915
CLARKSVILLE WATER PLANT                50  54 IN 1978          1871
CONWAY                                 48  56 IN 2002          1884
DES ARC                                47  52 IN 1907          1903
FLIPPIN              39  52 IN 1978    43  51 IN 1961          1951
GILBERT                                42  53 IN 1961          1924
HARDY                                  40  51 IN 1907          1897
HARRISON             38  48 IN 1978    44  50 IN 1978          1891
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT  57  57 IN 2002    51  61 IN 1978          1948
JACKSONVILLE         48  56 IN 1978    51  58 IN 1978          1956
LEAD HILL                              37  52 IN 2009...1935   1927
LITTLE ROCK          52  57 IN 2002    53  53 IN 1935          1879
MALVERN                                57  60 IN 1978          1882
MAMMOTH SPRING                         40  51 IN 1907          1904
MENA                                   55  55 IN 1935          1887
MONTICELLO           56  60 IN 1994                            1876
MORRILTON                              49  57 IN 2002          1919
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW                     38  53 IN 1995          1902
MOUNTAIN VIEW                          41  50 IN 1978          1924
NEWPORT                                42  56 IN 1907          1884
NORTH LITTLE ROCK    48  55 IN 1978    49  58 IN 1978          1975
PINE BLUFF           53  60 IN 2002                            1883
RUSSELLVILLE         52  59 IN 2002    51  58 IN 1978          1882
STAR CITY/CANE CREEK                   51  62 IN 1978          1963
STUTTGART AIRPORT    52  54 IN 2004    55  61 IN 1944          1942

THERE WERE MANY STATIONS WHICH SET OR TIED THE ALL-TIME RECORD COLDEST
HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF MAY. AT HARDY...A RECORD THAT HAD STOOD
SINCE 1899 WAS SHATTERED BY 10 DEGREES.

                      ALL-TIME RECORD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR MAY
STATION             NEW RECORD           PREVIOUS RECORD      RECORDS SINCE
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
LEAD HILL          37 05/04/2013          44 05/03/2011              1927
HARRISON           38 05/03/2013          45 05/02/2011              1891
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW 38 05/04/2013          49 05/03/2011              1902
FLIPPIN            39 05/03/2013          51 05/04/1961              1951
CALICO ROCK 2WSW   40 05/04/2013          48 05/03/2011              1915
EVENING SHADE 1NNE 40 05/04/2013          48 05/03/2011              1923
HARDY              40 05/04/2013          50 05/24/1899              1897
MAMMOTH SPRING     40 05/04/2013          49 05/03/2011              1904
MOUNTAIN VIEW      41 05/04/2013          48 05/03/2011              1924
BATESVILLE L/D     42 05/04/2013          49 05/03/2011              1951
GILBERT            42 05/04/2013          47 05/03/2011              1924
NEWPORT            42 05/04/2013          53 05/02/1994              1884
BATESVILLE AIRPORT 45 05/03/2013          45 05/02/2011              1937
CLARKSVILLE 6NE    47 05/04/2013          49 05/03/2011              1986
DES ARC            47 05/04/2013          52 05/03/2011...05/03/1994 1903
CONWAY             48 05/04/2013          49 05/02/2011              1884
JACKSONVILLE       48 05/03/2013          51 05/02/2011              1956
NORTH LITTLE ROCK  48 05/03/2013          50 05/02/2011...05/02/1994 1975
CABOT 4SW          49 05/04/2013          57 05/03/2002...05/02/1990 1965
KEO                49 05/04/2013          50 05/03/2011              1948
MORRILTON          49 05/04/2013          49 05/03/1994              1919
BEEDEVILLE 4NE     50 05/03/2013          50 05/02/1994              1964
CLARKSVILLE WATER  50 05/04/2013          50 05/03/2011...05/03/1994 1871
ROHWER 2NNE        50 05/04/2013          55 05/04/1978              1959
STAR CITY          51 05/04/2013          62 05/10/2010              1963
LITTLE ROCK        52 05/03/2013          52 05/02/1994              1879
PINE BLUFF         52 05/03/2013          56 05/02/2011...05/04/1978 1883
RUSSELLVILLE       52 05/03/2013          53 05/02/2011              1882
STUTTGART AIRPORT  52 05/03/2013          52 05/02/1994              1942

.RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES...

DAILY RECORD LOWS WERE SET AT MANY LOCATIONS...AND SOME OF THESE
TEMPERATURES WERE THE COLDEST EVER RECORDED IN THE MONTH OF MAY.

                        RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES
                       MAY 3RD           MAY 4TH
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
STATION              NEW  PREVIOUS     NEW  PREVIOUS      RECORDS SINCE
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
BEEDEVILLE 4NE                          38 38 IN 1976          1964
BOONEVILLE                              35 38 IN 1954          1906
CABOT 4SW                               35 36 IN 1976          1965
DES ARC               41  41 IN 2005    37 37 IN 1954          1903
FORDYCE                                 35 37 IN 1954          1911
HARDY                                   33 36 IN 2005          1897
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT   39  41 IN 2005    36 40 IN 1976          1948
JACKSONVILLE          38  41 IN 2004    36 40 IN 1976          1956
LITTLE ROCK           38  41 IN 1929    38 40 IN 1971          1879
MALVERN                                 34 35 IN 1976          1882
MENA                  34  36 IN 2011    34 35 IN 1954          1887
MONTICELLO            40  41 IN 1960    38 40 IN 1971          1876
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW                      35 35 IN 2005          1902
MURFREESBORO 1W                         34 38 IN 2011          1970
NEWPORT               39  41 IN 1976    37 37 IN 1954          1884
NORTH LITTLE ROCK     39  43 IN 2005    40 46 IN 1976          1975
PINE BLUFF            40  41 IN 1918    35 41 IN 1954          1883
STAR CITY                               37 37 IN 1976          1963
STUTTGART AIRPORT     41  43 IN 2005    37 45 IN 1945          1942

AS OF 4 AM THIS MORNING...DAILY RECORD LOWS HAVE ALSO BEEN BROKEN FOR
MAY 5TH AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK...LITTLE ROCK...JACKSONVILLE...HOT SPRINGS
AIRPORT...PINE BLUFF...AND THE STUTTGART AIRPORT.

                      ALL-TIME RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES FOR MAY
STATION             NEW RECORD               PREVIOUS RECORD  RECORDS SINCE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
LEOLA               32 05/04/2013              34 05/04/2011        1963
SPARKMAN            32 05/04/2013              35 05/16/2002        1963
MURFREESBORO 1W     34 05/04/2013              35 05/01/2005        1970
CABOT 4SW           35 05/04/2013              36 05/04/1976        1965
FORDYCE             35 05/04/2013              37 05/02/1994        1911
PINE BLUFF          35 05/04/2013              36 05/02/1909        1883
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT 36 05/04/2013              39 05/13/1997        1948
JACKSONVILLE        36 05/04/2013              39 05/07/1992        1956
DES ARC             37 05/04/2013              37 05/04/1954        1903
STAR CITY           37 05/04/2013              37 05/04/1976        1963
KEO                 38 05/04/2013              38 05/04/1954        1948
LITTLE ROCK         38 05/04/2013...05/03/2013 39 05/01/1903        1879
NORTH LITTLE ROCK   39 05/03/2013              40 05/02/1994        1975
ROHWER 2NNE         39 05/04/2013              39 05/03/1978        1959

AT LITTLE ROCK...IT WAS THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH OF MAY
SINCE 1903...AND AT PINE BLUFF...IT WAS THE COLDEST MAY TEMPERATURE
SINCE 1909.

IT WAS THE LATEST FREEZE ON RECORD FOR SPARKMAN AND LEOLA...AND THE FIRST
MAY FREEZE EVER RECORDED AT BOTH LOCATIONS.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN RECORD-SETTING AS WELL. AT SEVERAL
LOCATIONS...THE LOWEST ALL-TIME DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH
OF MAY HAS BEEN RECORDED.

STATION                NEW RECORD/DATE         PREVIOUS RECORD/DATE
--------------------------------------------------------------------
LITTLE ROCK        45.0 DEGREES 05/03/2013   46.5 DEGREES 05/02/1994
NORTH LITTLE ROCK  43.5 DEGREES 05/03/2013   45.0 DEGREES 05/02/1994
PINE BLUFF         46.5 DEGREES 05/04/2013   49.5 DEGREES 05/01/1909
                   46.5 DEGREES 05/03/2013
HARRISON           35.0 DEGREES 05/03/2013   41.0 DEGREES 05/01/1909

_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________

NOTE

ALL DATA IS CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL CERTIFIED BY THE NATIONAL
CLIMATIC DATA CENTER IN ASHEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KMEG 050643
RERJBR

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
0137 AM CDT SUN MAY 05 2013

$$

$$

$$

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT JONESBORO...

 A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 35 DEGREES WAS SET AT JONESBORO
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 36 SET IN 1954.

$$

$$

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000
SXUS74 KMEG 050642
RERMKL

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
0137 AM CDT SUN MAY 05 2013

$$

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT JACKSON...

 A RECORD LOW MAX TEMPERATURE OF 58 DEGREES WAS SET AT JACKSON
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 59 SET IN 1954.

$$

$$

$$

$$

000
SXUS74 KMEG 050641
RERMKL

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
0137 AM CDT SUN MAY 05 2013

$$

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT JACKSON...

 A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 34 DEGREES WAS SET AT JACKSON
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 37 SET IN 1976.

$$

$$

$$

$$

000
SXUS74 KMEG 042216
RERJBR

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
0500 PM CDT SAT MAY 04 2013

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT JONESBORO...

 A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 35 DEGREES WAS SET AT JONESBORO TODAY.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 36 SET IN 1954.

$$

000
SXUS74 KMEG 042215
RERMKL

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
0500 PM CDT SAT MAY 04 2013

$$

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT JACKSON...

 A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 34 DEGREES WAS SET AT JACKSON TODAY.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 37 SET IN 1976.

$$

000
SXUS74 KLZK 040937
RERLZK

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
0436 AM CDT SAT MAY 04 2013

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 39 DEGREES WAS SET AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 43 SET IN 2005. THIS WAS
ALSO THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF MAY. THE
PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 40 DEGREES...SET ON MAY 2ND 1978...AND TIED MAY
2ND 1994.

...MAY ALL-TIME RECORD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE SET AT NORTH LITTLE
ROCK...

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 48 DEGREES SET A RECORD FOR THE ALL-TIME
COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE IN MAY. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 50
DEGREES...SET ON MAY 2ND 1994...AND TIED MAY 2ND 2011.

RECORDS FOR NORTH LITTLE ROCK BEGAN DECEMBER 31ST 1975.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT HOT SPRINGS...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 39 DEGREES WAS SET AT HOT SPRINGS
YESTERDAY. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD OF 41 SET IN 2005.

THIS ALSO TIED THE RECORD FOR THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH
OF MAY. THE RECORD WAS ORIGINALLY SET ON MAY 13TH 1997.

TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR HOT SPRINGS BEGAN JANUARY 9TH 1948.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT MONTICELLO...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 40 DEGREES WAS SET AT MONTICELLO
YESTERDAY. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 41...SET IN 1960.

TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR MONTICELLO BEGAN JANUARY 1ST 1876.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT JACKSONVILLE/LITTLE ROCK AFB...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 38 DEGREES WAS SET AT JACKSONVILLE/
LITTLE ROCK AFB YESTERDAY. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 41...SET IN
2004.

THIS ALSO WAS THE ALL-TIME RECORD LOW FOR THE MONTH OF MAY...
BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 39...SET ON MAY 7TH 1992.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 48 BROKE THE ALL-TIME COLDEST HIGH
TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF MAY. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS
51...SET ON MAY 2ND 2011.

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT STUTTGART AIRPORT...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 41 DEGREES WAS SET AT STUTTGART AIRPORT
YESTERDAY. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 43...SET IN 2005.

...RECORD LATEST SNOWFALL AT MOUNT IDA...

A TRACE OF SNOW FELL AT MOUNT IDA YESTERDAY. THIS NOT ONLY SET A
DAILY RECORD...BUT WAS THE FIRST SUCH OCCURRENCE IN THE MONTH OF
MAY.

THIS WAS THE LATEST SNOWFALL ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS LATEST SNOWFALL
WAS 4.0 INCHES ON APRIL 14TH 1980.

RECORDS FOR MOUNT IDA BEGAN FEBRUARY 1ST 1872.

$$

57

$$

000
SXUS74 KLZK 040147
RERLZK

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
845 PM CDT FRI MAY 03 2013

$$

...COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE EVER FOR THE MONTH OF MAY SET AT NORTH
LITTLE ROCK...

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK ONLY REACHED 48 DEGREES
TODAY. THIS SETS A NEW RECORD FOR THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE EVER
FOR THE MONTH OF MAY. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 50 DEGREES ON BOTH MAY
2ND 2011 AND MAY 2ND 1994.

$$

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000
NWUS54 KLZK 031533
LSRLZK

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1033 AM CDT FRI MAY 03 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1005 AM     SNOW             COMPTON                 36.08N 93.30W
05/03/2013  E1.0 INCH        NEWTON             AR   CO-OP OBSERVER

            PRECIPITATION FELL AS A MIX OF SLEET, SNOW, AND FREEZING
            RAIN.

1005 AM     SNOW             QUEEN WILHELMINA SP     34.69N 94.37W
05/03/2013  E0.8 INCH        POLK               AR   PARK/FOREST SRVC

1005 AM     SNOW             JASPER                  36.01N 93.19W
05/03/2013  E0.0 INCH        NEWTON             AR   CO-OP OBSERVER

            A TRACE OF SNOW FELL.

1005 AM     SNOW             PARTHENON               35.95N 93.23W
05/03/2013  E0.0 INCH        NEWTON             AR   CO-OP OBSERVER

            A TRACE OF SNOW FELL.

&&

$$

224

000
NWUS54 KLZK 031454
LSRLZK

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
954 AM CDT FRI MAY 03 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0946 AM     SNOW             2 S OMAHA               36.43N 93.19W
05/03/2013  M0.5 INCH        BOONE              AR   CO-OP OBSERVER

0946 AM     SNOW             HARRISON                36.24N 93.12W
05/03/2013  M0.1 INCH        BOONE              AR   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            PRECIPITATION FELL AS A SNOW AND SLEET MIX. OBSERVATION
            WAS TAKEN BY THE COOP OBSERVER IN HARRISON.

&&

$$

224

000
SXUS74 KLZK 031135
RERLZK

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
635 AM CDT FRI MAY 3 2013

...RECORD DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK...
...ALL-TIME RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR MAY SET AT NORTH LITTLE
ROCK...

THE LOW TEMPERATURE SO FAR THIS MORNING HAS BEEN 39 AT NORTH LITTLE
ROCK. THIS BREAKS THE DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 43...WHICH WAS
SET IN 2004...AND TIED IN 2005.

THIS IS ALSO THE ALL-TIME RECORD COLDEST TEMPERATURE AT NORTH LITTLE
ROCK FOR THE MONTH OF MAY. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 40 DEGREES...SET
ON MAY 2ND 1978...AND TIED ON MAY 2ND 1994.

RECORDS FOR NORTH LITTLE ROCK BEGAN DECEMBER 31ST 1975.

$$

57

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2 Responses to Arkansas Blows Away All Of Their Snow And Cold Records

  1. tckev says:

    But, but, but that’s only weather…

  2. Lance says:

    not a word from the media up here on that, but the fires in California are front page, as is the heat!!!

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