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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
152 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

For the 22/18Z terminal forecast for the ArkLaTex will prevail 
VFR flight categories through most of the period with an increase
in low level moisture that will return MVFR for Deep East and
parts of East Texas between 23/12Z-23/14Z and into Northeast Texas
and adjacent Southwest Arkansas and Northwest Louisiana between
23/14Z-23/15Z with ceilings around 1-3 KFT. MVFR ceilings will 
enter parts of South Central Arkansas and North Central Louisiana
beyond the end of the forecast period. Surface winds will be south
6-11 knots this afternoon for Southwest and South Central Arkansas
and Northwest and North Central Louisiana, and 10-15 knots for
East and Northeast Texas. The winds will lower overnight to around
10 knots for Texas and from 3-7 knots for remaining sites, but
increase significantly after 23/14z with a tightening pressure 
gradient with southerly winds of 15-20 knots areawide with higher 
gusts to 25-30 knots on Friday. /06/

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Hourly Observations For LOWER LAFOURCHE Parish
300 PM CDT THU MAR 22 2018

N.O. INTL ARPT FAIR      68  36  30 NE6       30.34F                  
N.O. LAKEFRONT FAIR      65  41  41 W6        30.34F                  
N.O. DOWNTOWN* FAIR      69  34  27 N8        30.34F                  
RESERVE*       NOT AVBL                                               
SLIDELL        FAIR      68  42  38 S9        30.32F                  
BATON ROUGE    FAIR      71  34  25 CALM      30.32F                  
BOOTHVILLE     FAIR      64  43  46 NE8       30.36F                  
BELLE CHASSE   FAIR      69  39  33 CALM      30.33F                  
BOGALUSA*      FAIR      71  33  24 N3        30.32F                  
GALLIANO*      FAIR      67  38  34 NE7       30.34F                  
NEW ROADS*     FAIR      72  37  28 S5        30.33F                  
GONZALES*      FAIR      70  38  30 SE3       30.32F                  
HAMMOND*       FAIR      70  36  28 NE3       30.32F                  
HOUMA*         SUNNY     70  37  30 NE8       30.34F                  
PORT FOURCHON* CLEAR     64  41  42 NE9G18    30.35F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 400pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 75 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 25%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 27%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 12 mph in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southeast at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Shreveport, Fort Polk, and Aexandria Intl. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront.

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 LOWER LAFOURCHE County, LA

225 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is anticipated at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

The risk of widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LOWER LAFOURCHE Parish, LA
348 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 70.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs around 80.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s.

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LOWER LAFOURCHE 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

                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal     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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:08 EDT Set 19:21 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:45 EDT Ends 19:45 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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