Update: High temperature in Little Rock has hit 52.
The incredibly late season cold snap is breaking numerous records for Arkansas. Nearly 5 inches of snow was reported in some spots in Northwest Arkansas this morning marking the first ever officially recorded snowfall in the State in the month of May.
Cold temperature records are also falling. Little Rock set numerous records today including:
- Tied the record low for the day of 41, set in 1929
- High of 52 tied the record minimum high temperature for the Month. The previous record was 52 set on May 2 1994.
- Average temperature for the day of 47 is the 2nd coldest average daily temperature for the Month. The record is 46.5 set on May 2 1994
More record cold is expected for tomorrow as temperatures drop into the 30s overnight. The record low temperature for the month of May in Little Rock is 39 degrees, set on May 1 1903. The forecast low temperature for Little Rock tonight is 38.