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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 555 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018 .AVIATION... For the ArkLaTex, MVFR/IFR/LIFR this morning with a band of shwrs along a returning N warm front. Cigs/vsby issues w/-ra will dry out a bit later today, but the cigs look to keep MVFR this cycle as E winds becoming SE and S in the wake of the front. Attm our climb winds are SE to SW 1-4kft with slowly increasing speed to WSW50KT for flight levels. Sfc wind speeds will be 10-15 tonight with a gusty day expected Monday. Outlook is not bad until late Tuesday with abundant convective issues expected through midweek. /24/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For CAMERON County
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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1100am CST, Sunday February 18, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 51 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 71 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. Winds are coming from the southeast at 6 mph in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southeast at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south at 7 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Salt Point and Patterson. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at Shreveport.
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 CAMERON County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
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CAMERON 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 FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Below 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
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -11.270000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:46 EST Set 18:58 EST Transit Meridian 13:21 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EST Ends 19:21 EST 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
FEBRUARY 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1899... While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum) ...1959... Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum) ...1987... A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY, located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with 6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1990... An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and 12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky