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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1155 PM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

High pressure settling across the region will allow for light east
to northeast winds tonight through the forecast period ending
23/06Z. Otherwise, VFR conditions to prevail areawide through the
terminal forecast period. /05/

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Hourly Observations For LOWER LAFOURCHE Parish
100 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018

N.O. INTL ARPT MOCLDY    62  46  55 E12       30.17F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  62; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69;                                

N.O. LAKEFRONT FAIR      62  45  53 E22       30.17F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  62; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69;                                

N.O. DOWNTOWN* FAIR      60  42  51 VRB6      30.17F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  60; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69;                                

RESERVE*       FAIR      60  44  54 E5        30.18F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  60; 6HR MAX TEMP:  64;                                

SLIDELL        FAIR      50  44  80 CALM      30.18F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  50; 6HR MAX TEMP:  59;                                

BATON ROUGE    FAIR      50  44  80 NE6       30.20F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  50; 6HR MAX TEMP:  61;                                

BOOTHVILLE     FAIR      71  56  58 NE14      30.13F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  70; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72;                                

BELLE CHASSE   FAIR      64  50  60 NE8         N/A                   
6HR MIN TEMP:  63; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69;                                

BOGALUSA*      FAIR      47  44  88 CALM      30.20F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  47; 6HR MAX TEMP:  56;                                

GALLIANO*      FAIR      63  48  58 NE9       30.15F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  62; 6HR MAX TEMP:  65;                                

NEW ROADS*     FAIR      48  45  87 N3        30.20F                  
GONZALES*      FAIR      52  45  76 N3        30.18S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  52; 6HR MAX TEMP:  59;                                

HAMMOND*       FAIR      46  45  93 CALM      30.20S                  
HOUMA*         FAIR      58  49  70 NE7       30.16F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  57; 6HR MAX TEMP:  62;                                

PORT FOURCHON* CLEAR     66  55  68 NE15      30.14F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Monday October 22, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 63 degrees south. Current sky condition is mostly cloudy south. In the south, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the east at 14 mph in the south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 52 degrees at Slidell and 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LOWER LAFOURCHE County, LA

936 PM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Northeast winds will slowly decrease overnight. However, small
crafts should exercise caution through early Monday morning. Northeast
winds 15 to 20 knots and seas 3 to 6 feet are expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Additional small craft advisory conditions may develop on Tuesday
and linger through Friday as a low pressure system moves through 
northern Gulf of Mexico. 


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LOWER LAFOURCHE Parish, LA
333 PM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

Partly cloudy. Lows 58 to 64. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy in the morning, then cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

Cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.

Showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 80 percent.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s.

Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 60s.

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

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows 58 to 64.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 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 
               OCT 27-OCT 31 OCT 29-NOV 4    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Above                                            
 Precipitation:      Below        Above                                            

....  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

Monday October 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year

Declination -11.390000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:17 EDT Set 19:28 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:53 EDT Ends 19:51 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

The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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