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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1032 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Gusty nwly winds continue, along with some post-frontal stratocu,
across the region this morning. Temps steadily climbing 
nonetheless, and are fcst to reach into the 60s areawide by this
aftn. For the update, have made only a few minor adjustments to
sky grids to better match current satellite obs/trends. The
remainder of the fcst is in good shape and will not be making any
other changes attm. /12/

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Hourly Observations For LOWER PLAQUEMINES Parish
1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018

N.O. INTL ARPT FAIR      65  47  52 W15       29.86R                  
N.O. LAKEFRONT FAIR      63  49  60 W21       29.86R                  
N.O. DOWNTOWN* FAIR      63  46  54 W9G18     29.87R                  
RESERVE*       NOT AVBL                                               
SLIDELL        FAIR      63  43  48 NW13G22   29.83S                  
BATON ROUGE    FAIR      60  41  49 NW15G31   29.91R                  
BOOTHVILLE     FAIR      69  49  48 W17G28    29.84R                  
BELLE CHASSE   NOT AVBL                                               
BOGALUSA*      CLOUDY    64  44  49 NW10G18   29.84S                  
GALLIANO*      FAIR      67  44  42 NW17      29.86F                  
NEW ROADS*     FAIR      58  44  58 NW16G22   29.92S                  
GONZALES*      FAIR      62  43  50 NW15G22   29.89S                  
HAMMOND*       FAIR      61  45  55 NW17      29.87S                  
HOUMA*         SUNNY     64  43  45 NW16G23   29.88R                  
PORT FOURCHON* SUNNY     66  48  52 W16G25    29.88R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 65 degrees south. Current sky condition is fair south. In the south, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the west at 15 mph in the south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 65 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 60 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LOWER PLAQUEMINES County, LA

1116 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for all of the coastal waters
through tonight. Strong offshore flow and hazardous seas can be

Flood warnings continue along the Mississippi and Pearl Rivers. 
Refer to the latest river flood statements for details.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

A Small Craft Advisory will continue through Wednesday morning
due to continued 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 activation is not requested.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LOWER PLAQUEMINES Parish, LA
1041 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph.

Clear. Lows 47 to 55. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 57. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

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

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LOWER PLAQUEMINES 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 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 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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

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

A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
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