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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 1250 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018 .AVIATION... Gusty west winds across area as dryline has pushed east. VFR skc this aftn, except for possible high mvfr to low vfr cigs at keld and kmlu until near 19/20z. Gusts to near 35 kts possible at ktxk, with gusts of 25 to 30 kts likely areawide this aftn. Winds to remain 10 to 15 kts overnight. Wraparound stratocu decks may become low vfr cigs at times at mainly ktxk, keld, and kmlu btwn 20/06-15z. NE TX terminals likely to remain skc thru 20/18z fcst cycle. Winds becmg nw with reinforcing cold front and increase to 15 to 20 kts across most of area by 20/15z./07/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For ALLEN County
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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 100pm CDT, Monday March 19, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 82 degrees south. Current sky condition is fair south. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the west at 15 mph with gusts at 25 mph in the south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 82 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 74 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront.
Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this Parish will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ALLEN County, LA
459 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Patchy fog this morning will have the potential to reduce visibilities to below one mile in a few locations. However, visibilities between 2 and 3 miles will be more common with the fog lifting by mid morning. A cold front will move through the area this morning accompanied by another round of isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms. Precipitation will come to an end across southeast Texas by mid morning, southwest Louisiana by around noon and across acadiana by early afternoon. Rainfall accumulations of around a tenth of an inch can be expected with higher amounts possible in more isolated heavy rain producing storms. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday A second, dry cold front will quickly swing through the area early Tuesday morning turning and increasing winds out of the north at around 15 MPH with gusts of 20 to 25 MPH possible. Precipitation appears likely to return Saturday into Sunday although overall confidence is low due to guidance inconsistencies. This will become better resolved as the week progresses. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated.
7-Day Forecast For ALLEN Parish, LA
1000 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018
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ALLEN County, Louisiana Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory
Current Weather Advisory is NOT available
Ag. Weather Forecast Parameter Maps:Spraying Conditions , Dewpoint Temperatures, Livestock Heat Stress
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Louisiana
LOUISIANA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Below .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.150000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:12 EDT Set 19:19 EDT Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:49 EDT Ends 19:43 EDT Calculations made for central point in the state. Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- Priddy
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
MARCH 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1950... Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel) ...1935... Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground. Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The Weather Channel) ...1956... The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David Ludlum)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky