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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 947 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 .DISCUSSION... An enhanced pressure gradient between a low across Oklahoma and a surface high over the east coast will maintain an enhanced pressure gradient tonight with wind speeds continuing around 20 mph with higher gusts. Therefore a lake wind advisory remains in effect. Additionally, showers to increase in coverage from the west as front eases eastward. For this update went ahead and extended pops slightly farther east across Toledo Bend into west central Louisiana to account for latest radar trends. /05/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Hourly Observations For CATAHOULA Parish
900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018
NORTHEAST LOUISIANA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BASTROP FAIR 69 59 70 S5 30.05R TALLULAH/VBURG FAIR 73 63 70 S18 30.08R VIDALIA MOCLDY 68 61 78 SE8 30.08R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 73 degrees south. Current sky condition is mostly cloudy south. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the southeast at 12 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the unavailable category north, unavailable category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront and N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Houma and Baton Rouge.
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 CATAHOULA County, LA
404 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 DAY ONE Tonight and Tuesday The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday night through Sunday Flash flooding and river flooding are possible across southeast Arkansas, portions of northeast Louisiana, and the Mississippi Delta Wednesday into Thursday and again this weekend. Total rainfall of two to four inches is expected, with locally higher amounts possible. (www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png) 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 Sunday.
7-Day Forecast For CATAHOULA Parish, LA
843 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
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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 --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5 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 February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.910000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:45 EST Set 18:59 EST Transit Meridian 13:21 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:22 EST Ends 19:22 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 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1871... A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast. ...1884... Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S., killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage. Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1888... A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum) ...1954... High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph, caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)
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