Special Weather Statement
by NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT



NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA



431 AM CDT THU MAY 2 2013



 



ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-



TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-030015-



SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-



COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-



UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-



NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-



FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-



HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-



SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-



INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...ASHDOWN...HOPE...



PRESCOTT...TEXARKANA...LEWISVILLE...MAGNOLIA...EL DORADO...



SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...HOMER...RUSTON...



FARMERVILLE...MANSFIELD...COUSHATTA...BIENVILLE...JONESBORO...



MONROE...MANY...NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...COLUMBIA...



JENA...IDABEL...CLARKSVILLE...MT VERNON...MT PLEASANT...



PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...ATLANTA...QUITMAN...GILMER...



JEFFERSON...TYLER...LONGVIEW...MARSHALL...RUSK...HENDERSON...



CARTHAGE...NACOGDOCHES...CENTER...LUFKIN...SAN AUGUSTINE...



HEMPHILL



431 AM CDT THU MAY 2 2013



 



...A SIGNIFICANT LATE SPRING COLD AIR MASS IS EXPECTED TO BRING



NEAR RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES TO THE FOUR STATE REGION TONIGHT



THROUGH SATURDAY...



 



HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 80S THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS ACROSS THE



FOUR STATE REGION ARE ABOUT TO COME TO AN ABRUPT END WITH THE



APPROACH OF A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM POISED TO MAKE ITS



FIRST APPEARANCE INTO THE REGION TODAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT IN



ASSOCIATION WITH THIS TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BEGIN BARRELING



INTO THE MIDDLE RED RIVER VALLEY OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...EXTREME



SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AS WELL AS NORTHEAST TEXAS LATER THIS MORNING.



THE FRONT LIKELY WILL NOT MOVE INTO THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION



UNTIL LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.



 



SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP ACROSS



PORTIONS OF THE FOUR STATE REGION TODAY BUT THE PRECIPITATION IS



EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD LATER TONIGHT BEHIND THE COLD



FRONT. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM



SYSTEM TODAY OR TONIGHT.



 



WHAT IS EXPECTED IS STRONG POST FRONTAL WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST



WHICH WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 35 TO 40



MPH ACROSS SOME LOCATIONS THROUGH TONIGHT. ALONG WITH THE STRONG



POST FRONTAL WINDS...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL DRASTICALLY BEHIND THE



COLD FRONT LATER TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES



TONIGHT AND AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT ARE EXPECTED TO DROP WELL INTO THE



40S WITH EVEN SOME LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 30S POSSIBLE



ACROSS SOME LOCATIONS.



 



WHILE FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE NOT EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION



WITH THIS EXPECTED CHANGE IN AIR MASS...TEMPERATURES THIS COLD



COULD EFFECT AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS. IF POSSIBLE...TAKE PRECAUTIONS



TO PROTECT TENDER VEGETATION FROM THESE TEMPERATURES IF AT ALL



POSSIBLE.



 



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THE FOLLOWING ARE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES FOR FRIDAY...MAY 3RD AND



SATURDAY...MAY 4TH AS WELL AS ALL TIME RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES FOR



SELECTED CITIES. FORECAST MINIMUM TEMPERATURES FOR THESE DATES ARE



ALSO INCLUDED.



 



              MAY 3RD     FORECAST     MAY 4TH     FORECAST    ALL TIME MAY



LOCATION     RECORD LOW  LOW MAY 3RD  RECORD LOW  LOW MAY 4TH   RECORD LOW



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SHREVEPORT LA 47 IN 1911      44      44 IN 1954      40           42



MONROE LA     47 IN 1960      49      44 IN 1954      39           43



TEXARKANA AR  38 IN 1970      42      39 IN 1954      36           35



EL DORADO AR  37 IN 1960      43      39 IN 1954      36           36



TYLER TX      42 IN 1967      39      38 IN 1954      39           37



LONGVIEW TX   39 IN 1921      41      42 IN 1954      39           37



LUFKIN TX     43 IN 1929      42      40 IN 1954      39           39



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