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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1033 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2011

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

APRIL 2011 WAS A WARM AND WET MONTH ACROSS MUCH OF WEST VIRGINIA.

IN APRIL 2011...5.35 INCHES OF RAIN WAS REPORTED AT BECKLEY WEST
VIRGINIA. IF THIS VERIFIES AGAINST RECORDS AT NCDC...IT WILL BE
THE NINTH WETTEST APRIL ON RECORD.

IN ELKINS...7.06 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED. IF THIS
VERIFIES AGAINST RECORDS AT NCDC...IT WILL BE THE SECOND WETTEST
APRIL ON RECORD. 0.8 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS ALSO RECORDED AT
ELKINS IN THE MONTH OF APRIL. IF IT VERIFIES...IT WILL BE THE
TENTH LEAST SNOWIEST APRIL ON RECORD FOR ELKINS. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL IN ELKINS WAS 53.8. IF THIS
VERIFIES...IT WILL BE THE 5TH WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD.

IN THE MONTH OF APRIL 2011...6.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA. IF THIS VERIFIES AGAINST
RECORDS AT NCDC...IT WILL BE THE SEVENTH WETTEST APRIL ON RECORD.
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN CHARLESTON FOR APRIL 2011 WAS 60.3. IF
THIS VERIFIES...IT WILL TIE WITH THE YEAR 1991 FOR THE SIXTH
WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD.

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