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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 1214 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 .AVIATION... For the 20/06Z TAF period, a mix of VFR/MVFR conditions starting out this period as lower stratocu clouds continue work south of the Red River early this morning. Therefore, have included MVFR cigs at TXK/SHV/ELD/MLU through mid morning Tuesday with gradual improvement by late morning. Gusty northwest winds this evening to continue overnight, although slightly down from earlier speeds and gusts. Winds will continue to veer more NW this morning in wake of a cold front. Higher speeds will prevail and increase once again during the day on Tuesday from 15-20 kts with gusts approaching 25-30 kts, then dropping off significantly by 21/00Z to less than 10 kts. /19/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For LIVINGSTON 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, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 55 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 71 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. Winds are coming from the northwest at 21 mph with gusts at 30 mph in the north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the northwest at 16 mph with gusts at 22 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the southwest at 12 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront and N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 55 degrees at Shreveport and DTN Shreveport.
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 LIVINGSTON County, LA
452 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018 DAY ONE Tonight A Small Craft Advisory is in effect late tonightafter 4 am CST for the open Gulf coastal waters and sounds. Strong offshore flow and hazardous seas are forecast. Flood warnings continue along the Mississippi and Pearl Rivers. Refer to the latest river flood statements for details. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday A Small Craft Advisory will remain in effect Tuesday, Tuesday night and Wednesday morning for strong offshore flow and hazardous seas. Flood warnings will continue along the Mississippi and Pearl Rivers. Refer to the latest river flood statements for details. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not requested.
7-Day Forecast For LIVINGSTON Parish, LA
405 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018
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LIVINGSTON 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 MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal 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
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.230000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:11 EDT Set 19:20 EDT Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:48 EDT Ends 19:43 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky