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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
641 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.AVIATION...

For the 20/00Z terminal forecast period, VFR conditions will 
will gradually deteoriate to MVFR by 20/06Z and IFR/LIFR by
20/12Z. Rain and showers over much of NE TX into SE OK and SW AR 
will expand southeast across the whole region by 20/12Z. Isolated
thunderstorms will be possible within widespread showers ahead of
a cold front. Light northwest winds will become northeast and 
increase to 10 knots with higher gusts on Saturday. Otherwise, 
skies to improve to VFR after 20/18Z. /05/

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Regional Hourly Observations For ASCENSION County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 800pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 80 degrees south. Current sky condition is fair south. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the south at 5 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 80 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 75 degrees at Slidell.


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 ASCENSION County, LA

1210 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is anticipated at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

The threat of widespread hazardous weather across land areas is 
low Saturday through Monday. Strong winds behind a cold front are
expected to produce hazardous wave conditions for small craft by
late Saturday evening and continuing through much of Sunday
across the marine area. 

A higher chance of thunderstorms is expected by late Monday night
and continuing through Thursday, particularly in coastal areas. A
few thunderstorms during those periods could produce frequent 
lightning, gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall which may lead 
to flooding in low lying and poor drainage areas.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For ASCENSION Parish, LA
344 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 70. Southeast winds to 5 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds to 10 mph. Chance of showers 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.

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ASCENSION 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                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:15 EDT Set 19:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:51 EDT Ends 19:54 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

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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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