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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 1139 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018 .AVIATION... Convection will continue to gradually diminish over the next couple of hours, with VFR conditions expected to prevail at most sites overnight. MVFR cigs/vsbys will be possible around sunrise at a few sites, possibly lower at KLFK, but conditions should improve by mid morning. Isold to sct tstms expected again during peak heating Tuesday, so have maintained mention of VCTS at most sites during this timeframe. Otherwise, light and vrbl winds will prevail throughout the pd. /12/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Hourly Observations For EAST BATON ROUGE Parish
1200 AM CDT TUE MAY 22 2018
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS N.O. INTL ARPT FAIR 78 73 84 CALM 30.00S N.O. LAKEFRONT FAIR 78 71 79 S8 30.00F N.O. DOWNTOWN* FAIR 81 71 71 S6 30.01F RESERVE* N/A 78 71 78 CALM 30.00F SLIDELL FAIR 73 69 87 CALM 29.99F BATON ROUGE MOCLDY 74 72 93 CALM 30.00S THUNDER BOOTHVILLE FAIR 79 74 84 SE3 30.01S BELLE CHASSE FAIR 72 72 100 CALM 30.00F BOGALUSA* FAIR 75 69 81 N3 30.02S GALLIANO* FAIR 74 69 84 SE3 30.00F NEW ROADS* MOCLDY 76 69 78 SE7 30.00S GONZALES* FAIR 73 72 98 CALM 29.99F HAMMOND* MOCLDY 72 72 100 CALM 30.00S HOUMA* FAIR 75 70 86 CALM 30.00S PORT FOURCHON* PTCLDY 81 72 74 SE7 30.01S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Tuesday May 22, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 78 degrees south. Current sky condition is fair south. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is unavailable north, unavailable central, and no stress south. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are calm in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront and N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Slidell.
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 EAST BATON ROUGE County, LA
544 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018 DAY ONE Tonight Isolated thunderstorms over the area will come to an end by late this evening. Occasional lightning strikes and brief downpours can be expected from these isolated thunderstorms. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday Scattered thunderstorms are possible each daymainly in the afternoon hours. Widespread severe weather is not expected however an isolated strong to severe storm is possible. Main concern will be gusty winds, brief heavy rain, and occasional lightning. Waterspouts and tropical funnels will be possible in marine areas as the storms develop in the morning hours. From Wednesday onward into the Memorial Day Weekend, the overall weather pattern would favor the potential for heavy rainfall and possible flood threat due to an abundance of tropical moisture. There is a high degree of uncertainty on location and timing at this time. All interests should pay close attention to the weather developments throughout the week. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through Wednesday, but may be needed for flood monitoring later in the week.
7-Day Forecast For EAST BATON ROUGE Parish, LA
853 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018
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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 MAY 27-MAY 31 MAY 29-JUN 4 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Normal .... 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
Tuesday May 22, 2018 the 142th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.580000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:07 EDT Set 21:03 EDT Transit Meridian 14:04 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:41 EDT Ends 21:29 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
/////////////////////////////////////// MAY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1876... Denver CO was drenched with 6.53 inches of rain in 24 hours, an all-time record for that location. (The Weather Channel) ...1911... The temperature at Lewiston ME soared to 101 degrees. It was the hottest temperature ever recorded in New England during the month of May. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A powerful tornado virtually wiped the small southwest Texas community of Saragosa off the map. The twister destroyed eighty- five percent of the structures in the town killing thirty persons and injuring 121 others in the town of population 183. The tornado hurled trucks and autos through adobe and wood- frame homes, with some vehicles blown 500 feet. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky