The Weathervane - Winter Edition
December, 2009

The Next Meeting
Do you remember what happened in 2009? We will help you recall the flooding, the tornadoes, and the ice in the next meeting.

 

A massive ice storm occurred in northern Arkansas in late January, 2009. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 715 pm CST. John Lewis, a Senior Forecaster at the National Weather Service (NWS) in North Little Rock, will present a "Review of Arkansas Weather 2009". The meeting will take place at the NWS office.
In the picture: A massive ice storm occurred in northern Arkansas in late January, 2009.

 

Rain will be a big topic, with record rainfall in parts of the state already (125% to 175% of normal precipitation through November). Just sit back and enjoy. Light refreshments will be available.

 

Rainfall in 2009 (through November 30th)
Site Amount Normal +/- % of Normal
Harrison (NC AR) 59.54 41.57 +17.97 143%
Jonesboro (NE AR) 66.23 41.93 +24.30 158%
Fort Smith (WC AR) 53.59 40.48 +13.11 132%
Little Rock (C AR) 69.46 46.22 +23.24 150%
Texarkana (SW AR) 71.54 42.55 +28.99 168%
El Dorado (SC AR) 66.15 49.31 +16.84 134%
Pine Bluff (SE AR) 69.45 47.07 +22.38 148%

 

Story Ideas
Got a story for our newsletter?  If you have a computer, e-mail your story to John Lewis at:

wxfool@sbcglobal.net

Thank you!

 

Updated: 12/04/09

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