This weekend was one of the warmest ever in Arkansas for this date. Check out the NWS record report:

Record Report

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SXUS74 KLZK 301834
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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1235 PM CST SUN JAN 30 2011

...A NUMBER OF RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE SET OR TIED YESTERDAY...

THE FOLLOWING STATIONS SET OR TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THE
CALENDAR DAY JANUARY 29TH.

                                                     TEMPERATURE
STATION               NEW RECORD       OLD RECORD   RECORDS SINCE

RUSSELLVILLE          78 IN 2011       77 IN 1970   04/05/1883
JACKSONVILLE/LRAFB    77 IN 2011       75 IN 2002   01/01/1956
MOUNT IDA             76 IN 2011       75 IN 1947   03/01/1883
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT   75 IN 2011       75 IN 1987   01/09/1948
NORTH LITTLE ROCK     75 IN 2011       75 IN 2002   11/01/1976

THE FOLLOWING STATION SET OR TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THE
24-HOUR PERIOD ENDING SUNDAY MORNING JANUARY 30TH.

                                                 TEMPERATURE
STATION        NEW RECORD  OLD RECORD           RECORDS SINCE

BOONEVILLE     78 IN 2011  71 IN 2008...2002...  08/18/1949
                                 1967...1962
MORRILTON      78 IN 2011  75 IN 2002...1947     08/01/1919
NIMROD DAM     78 IN 2011  73 IN 2002            06/01/1942
CONWAY         76 IN 2011  74 IN 1917            11/01/1893
GILBERT        76 IN 2011  72 IN 2008            05/16/1936
MENA           73 IN 2011  71 IN 1987...1984...  05/01/1887
                                 1971...1962...
                                 1911

AT NIMROD DAM...IT WAS THE WARMEST JANUARY DAY SINCE JANUARY 10TH
1957...WHEN THE TEMPERATURE HIT 79 DEGREES.


Disclaimer from the NWS: 
These data are preliminary and have not undergone final quality control by the  National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Therefore, these data are subject to revision.  Final and certified climate data can be accessed at the NCDC - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov. 57

 

 

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