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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1104 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

Minor change to the current forecast to raise the daytime highs
about a degree for the region. Otherwise no other significant changes
needed. /06/

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Regional Hourly Observations For CLAIBORNE County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Saturday March 24, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 78 degrees south. Current sky condition is partly sunny south. In the south, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the southwest at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph in the south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 75 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 CLAIBORNE County, LA

1210 PM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

Southerly winds may be gusty at times this afternoon to near 25 
MPH.  No hazardous weather is expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday  

An upper level trough of low pressure will approach the Four 
State Region late on Monday with shower and thunderstorm
development. Excessive heavy rainfall will begin affecting 
the Middle Red River Valley of Northeast Texas, Southeast 
Oklahoma and Southwest Arkansas Monday Night, but especially on 
Tuesday. This heavy rain threat will progress slowly South and 
East, encompassing the remainder of the Four State Region Tuesday
Night, Wednesday and Wednesday Night, then exiting the region on 
Thursday. Flooding could become widespread where the training of 
thunderstorms occur Tuesday through Wednesday Night. Flash Flood 
Watches will likely become necessary for some parts of the 
Four State Region Monday Night, but especially Tuesday through 
Wednesday Night. 

There will be a threat of strong to severe thunderstorms across 
of the region Tuesday through Wednesday with damaging wind gusts,
large hail and isolated tornadoes possible. 


Activation of emergency management personnel  amateur radio
operators  and storm spotters will not be needed through 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CLAIBORNE Parish, LA
1122 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows around 60. South winds 10 mph.

Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Windy. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

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CLAIBORNE 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

                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below     Normal      Below                      

....  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

Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year

Declination 1.810000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:06 EDT Set 19:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:43 EDT Ends 19:46 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

...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)

...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a 
storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall 
total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern 
record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 
inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and 
the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a 
record. By late February of that year Kansas City had 
received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 
inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm 
record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City 
Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel)

...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado 
(unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed 
several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed 
two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of 
the homes' rugs a mile away.  (NWS Louisville)

...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 
degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 
degrees.  (NWS Louisville)

...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved 
from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark 
County KY), where most of the destruction and the five 
fatalities probably occurred.  (NWS Louisville)

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