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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
607 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.AVIATION...
For the 20/00z TAFs, gusty south winds may diminish slightly after
sunset at KELD and KMLU, but sustained speeds at most sites will 
remain between 7 and 15 kts with gusts near 25 kts. Sustained
speeds will likely increase back to 12 to 15 kts after sunrise
Tuesday morning. VFR ceilings are expected to lower into the MVFR
range by 20/06z as low level moisture continues to surge
northward. Clouds will slowly lift during the day, but MVFR flight
conditions may persist across East Texas.

Scattered convection is already ongoing to the west and northwest
of the area. This activity will gradually move south and east
through the period. Showers or thunderstorms may begin to affect
KTYR or KTXK by 20/18z.

CN

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Hourly Observations For EAST BATON ROUGE Parish
900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
N.O. INTL ARPT MOCLDY    73  70  90 SE12      30.13R                  
N.O. LAKEFRONT CLOUDY    73  69  87 SE10      30.14S                  
N.O. DOWNTOWN* LGT RAIN  73  70  90 SE7       30.15R                  
RESERVE*       FAIR      73  68  86 SE8       30.13R                  
SLIDELL        CLOUDY    71  68  90 SE8       30.14S                  
BATON ROUGE    FAIR      70  59  68 SE6       30.10S                  
BOOTHVILLE     NOT AVBL                                               
BELLE CHASSE   NOT AVBL                                               
BOGALUSA*      CLOUDY    73  67  80 S7        30.15S                  
GALLIANO*      FAIR      74  67  80 SE6       30.13R                  
NEW ROADS*     FAIR      68  58  70 SE5       30.10S                  
GONZALES*      NOT AVBL                                               
HAMMOND*       MOCLDY    70  68  94 SE10      30.13S                  
HOUMA*         FAIR      70  68  94 E6        30.12R                  
PORT FOURCHON* MOCLDY    75  70  83 SE10G17   30.12S                  

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


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 EAST BATON ROUGE County, LA

453 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected. 

Minor river flooding is occurring along the lower Pearl River 
near Bogalusa and near the town of Pearl River.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For EAST BATON ROUGE Parish, LA
616 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 80.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 50s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the morning, then chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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EAST BATON ROUGE 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 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

Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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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)

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