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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 1157 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018 .AVIATION... For the 24/06z TAFs, mid and high level clouds will prevail for most of the TAF period. However, showers are beginning to develop across Central Texas ahead of an approaching upper trough. As this trough ejects from the Rockies and into the Plains, the showers will spread from southwest to northeast across the area during the day Wednesday. All TAF sites will be affected. Showers should begin at KLFK around sunrise and should reach KELD and KMLU late in the period. Expect ceilings to lower into the MVFR category at all terminals after 26/00z as the rain prevails. CNNational Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 68 degrees south. Current sky condition is cloudy south. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the northeast at 10 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront and N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 64 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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For JACKSON County, LA
148 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and TonightSome patchy light rain will be possible this afternoon and over night and mainly over parts of Deep East Texas and Lower Northwest and North Central Louisiana. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday An upper level storm system is expected to pivot into the Plains Wednesday through Thursday and this will result in widespread light to moderate showers and a few thunderstorms. The heaviest downpours will be felt along and south of the Interstate 20 Corridor of Northeast Texas and Northern Louisiana where rainfall amounts of one to three inches will be possible through Thursday. After Thursday only scattered showers are expected during the weekend and mainly dry into next week. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of emergency management personnel amateur radio operators and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For JACKSON Parish, LA
926 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018
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JACKSON 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 OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above .... 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
Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -12.080000 Distance 0.999722 AU Rise 08:18 EDT Set 19:25 EDT Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:54 EDT Ends 19:49 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
/////////////////////////// OCTOBER 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1785... A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to bridges and mills. (David Ludlum) ...1878... A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane was the worst of record. (David Ludlum) ...1937... A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David Ludlum) ...1947... The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1951... Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish a record for October. (The Weather Channel) ...1969... Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight, with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN. Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI. Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit. Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...2001... A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)
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