Submitted by Alicia.Agent on Wednesday, September 5th, 2:41 pm
Bentonville, Ark—Whether it is a flood, tornado, or hazardous materials release, emergencies and disasters can affect Benton County residents at any time. Benton County Judge Robert D. Clinard signed a proclamation making September National Preparedness Month. “Recent events such as Hurricane Isaac, this year’s droughts, and the flooding we experienced a year ago remind us of the importance of being prepared”, Judge Clinard commented.
Submitted by KFSM_Web_Staff on Sunday, April 1st, 2:52 pm
March 2012 will go into the record books as the warmest March on record in Fort Smith. The average temperature for the month was 63.6 degrees was a full one degree warmer than the previous record set in March of 1907.
Rainfall was also above normal for March in both Fort Smith and Fayetteville. Fort Smith received over 8 inches of rain, 4 inches above normal for the month making it the 7th wettest March on record. Fayetteville recorded nearly 5 inches of rain, more than half an inch above the monthly average.