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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 933 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018 .UPDATE... Convection remaining well north of our region this evening and with weak ridging in place, done see much chance on any of this convection making it town into our area overnight. Outflow boundary from SE OK convection has made it down into northwest McCurtain County but should lose its momentum as we go through the night. Did not totally remove pops for the remainder of the night but did lower them to slight chance variety and trimmed them back to only encompass our extreme northern zones. A quick check of 02z temps shows that we are running very near the temperatures we were seeing this time last night. Overnight forecast min temps are in the ballpark such that no changes were necessary to hourly temp or dewpoint grids. Update out shortly...13.National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For LINCOLN County
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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Thursday August 16, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 87 degrees north, near 84 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are coming from the south at 6 mph in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 9 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south at 6 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 91 degrees at DTN Shreveport. The lowest temperature is 76 degrees at 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LINCOLN County, LA
553 AM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018 DAY ONE Today and TonightAlthough very isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible by later this afternoon, no hazardous weather is expected and most locations will see no rain. However, afternoon temperatures will climb into the mid 90s across much of East Texas, North Louisiana, and extreme Southern Arkansas. When combined with the humidity, heat indices will range from 100 to 105 degrees. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Friday through the weekend, and may increase in coverage later in the weekend through Tuesday as a weak cold front moves towards the area. Some of the stronger storms may produce locally gusty winds and brief heavy rainfall, especially by early next week. Afternoon temperatures will also climb into the mid and possibly upper 90s, through the weekend. When combined with the humidity, heat indices will range from 100 to 105 degrees. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of emergency management personnel amateur radio operators and storm spotters should not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For LINCOLN Parish, LA
959 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018
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LINCOLN 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 AUG 22-26 AUG 24-30 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Below 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
Thursday August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.420000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:34 EDT Set 20:50 EDT Transit Meridian 14:12 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:09 EDT Ends 21:14 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
........................ AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1777... The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum) ...1909... A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather Channel) ...1916... Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons. Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI. Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD. Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60 inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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