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SXUS74 KLZK 281358
RERLZK

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
900 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...RECORD MONTHLY...SPRING...AND ALL-TIME MONTHLY RAINFALL SET AT
MENA AND BIG FORK...

AT MENA IN POLK COUNTY...19.74 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN THIS MAY.
THIS HAS BEEN THE WETTEST MAY SINCE 1990...AND IS THE WETTEST MAY ON
RECORD. THE PREVIOUS WETTEST MAY WAS IN 1990...WITH 18.08 INCHES.

MAY 2015 HAS ALSO BEEN THE WETTEST MONTH IN 100 YEARS /SINCE AUGUST
OF 1915/...AND IS NOW THE WETTEST MONTH EVER RECORDED. THE WETTEST
MONTHS AT MENA ARE LISTED BELOW...

1. MAY 2015 - 19.74 INCHES
2. AUG 1915 - 18.81 INCHES
3. MAY 1990 - 18.08 INCHES
4. MAR 1945 - 18.01 INCHES
5. OCT 1984 - 16.69 INCHES

FOR THIS SPRING.../WHICH IS CONSIDERED FROM MARCH 1ST-MAY 31ST/...
34.63 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN...MAKING IT THE WETTEST SPRING SINCE
1968...AND THE WETTEST EVER RECORDED. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 31.70
INCHES IN 1968.

RECORDS FOR MENA BEGAN IN 1887.

AT BIG FORK 1 SSE IN POLK COUNTY...21.32 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
THIS MAY. THIS HAS BEEN THE WETTEST MAY SINCE 1946...AND IS THE
WETTEST MAY ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS WETTEST MAY WAS IN 1946...WITH
15.90 INCHES.

MAY 2015 HAS ALSO BEEN THE WETTEST MONTH SINCE MARCH OF 1945...AND
IS NOW THE WETTEST MONTH EVER RECORDED. THE WETTEST MONTHS AT BIG
FORK ARE LISTED BELOW...

1. MAY 2015 - 21.32 INCHES
2. MAR 1945 - 21.07 INCHES
3. DEC 1982 - 17.25 INCHES
4. NOV 1996 - 17.09 INCHES
5. SEP 2009 - 16.26 INCHES

FOR THIS SPRING...37.46 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN...MAKING IT THE
WETTEST SPRING SINCE 1968...AND THE WETTEST EVER RECORDED. THE
PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 36.69 INCHES IN 1968.

RECORDS FOR BIG FORK BEGAN IN 1944.

$$

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000
SXUS74 KLZK 281358
RERLZK

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
900 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...RECORD MONTHLY...SPRING...AND ALL-TIME MONTHLY RAINFALL SET AT
MENA AND BIG FORK...

AT MENA IN POLK COUNTY...19.74 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN THIS MAY.
THIS HAS BEEN THE WETTEST MAY SINCE 1990...AND IS THE WETTEST MAY ON
RECORD. THE PREVIOUS WETTEST MAY WAS IN 1990...WITH 18.08 INCHES.

MAY 2015 HAS ALSO BEEN THE WETTEST MONTH IN 100 YEARS /SINCE AUGUST
OF 1915/...AND IS NOW THE WETTEST MONTH EVER RECORDED. THE WETTEST
MONTHS AT MENA ARE LISTED BELOW...

1. MAY 2015 - 19.74 INCHES
2. AUG 1915 - 18.81 INCHES
3. MAY 1990 - 18.08 INCHES
4. MAR 1945 - 18.01 INCHES
5. OCT 1984 - 16.69 INCHES

FOR THIS SPRING.../WHICH IS CONSIDERED FROM MARCH 1ST-MAY 31ST/...
34.63 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN...MAKING IT THE WETTEST SPRING SINCE
1968...AND THE WETTEST EVER RECORDED. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 31.70
INCHES IN 1968.

RECORDS FOR MENA BEGAN IN 1887.

AT BIG FORK 1 SSE IN POLK COUNTY...21.32 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
THIS MAY. THIS HAS BEEN THE WETTEST MAY SINCE 1946...AND IS THE
WETTEST MAY ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS WETTEST MAY WAS IN 1946...WITH
15.90 INCHES.

MAY 2015 HAS ALSO BEEN THE WETTEST MONTH SINCE MARCH OF 1945...AND
IS NOW THE WETTEST MONTH EVER RECORDED. THE WETTEST MONTHS AT BIG
FORK ARE LISTED BELOW...

1. MAY 2015 - 21.32 INCHES
2. MAR 1945 - 21.07 INCHES
3. DEC 1982 - 17.25 INCHES
4. NOV 1996 - 17.09 INCHES
5. SEP 2009 - 16.26 INCHES

FOR THIS SPRING...37.46 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN...MAKING IT THE
WETTEST SPRING SINCE 1968...AND THE WETTEST EVER RECORDED. THE
PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 36.69 INCHES IN 1968.

RECORDS FOR BIG FORK BEGAN IN 1944.

$$

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