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Wet July Recorded for 2016

This photo was captured by Jovan Thomas of the storms that rolled through the area on July 30 adding to an already very wet July. Recorded rainfall for Mena for the month of July was 5.31 inches with recorded rainfall on 12 days of the month. A year to date summary shows January with 1.56 inches of recorded rainfall, February ...

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Big Fork Breaks State Record for Rainfall

BY MELANIE BUCK – Arkansas received a record rainfall year in 2015 and Polk County had three communities bust the record books wide open. Big Fork received the most amount of rainfall in the state with 101.05 inches falling from January 1 to December 31. This beat Big Fork’s previous record of 88.31 inches in 1973. This is also not ...

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May 2015 Records Historic Rainfall

BY MELANIE BUCK – The National Weather Service in Little Rock reported that Big Fork not only received the largest amount of rainfall in Polk County for the month of May but also in the state, taking in 24.46 inches of rain. Mena came in second with 21.46 inches, and Cove recorded 20.03 inches as the third largest amount of ...

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