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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
907 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.UPDATE...
To clean up morning wording and bump a few zone group's highs.

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Hourly Observations For CATAHOULA Parish
1000 AM CST FRI NOV 16 2018

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BASTROP        FAIR      54  38  54 SW6       30.23F                  
TALLULAH/VBURG FAIR      54  40  59 VRB5      30.26F                  
VIDALIA        FAIR      53  41  65 SW6       30.27S                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1000am CST, Friday November 16, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 59 degrees north, near 57 degrees central, and near 57 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 9 mph in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 59 degrees at Shreveport. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at Tallulah, New Orleans Lakefront, Manroe, and Houma.


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.

All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CATAHOULA County, LA

241 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT  
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Wednesday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CATAHOULA Parish, LA
543 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows around 40. South winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Highs around 60.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 60.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

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CATAHOULA 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 
                   NOV 21-25    NOV 23-29    NOV   NOV18-JAN19                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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 November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -18.970000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:38 EST Set 18:08 EST
Transit Meridian 12:52 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:13 EST Ends 18:33 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

NOVEMBER 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1927...
Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 
1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville)
...1958...
More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1959...
The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A
weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported
a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record
low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that
day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of
eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals
ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to
14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana
drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an
unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana
caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky