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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 339 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018 .SHORT TERM...Tonight through Sunday Night/ In wake of the cold front moving across North Louisiana and East Texas this afternoon, drier air will move into the Four State Region clearing out the remaining low level clouds as high pressure on the surface and aloft build into the region. High level moisture will spread into the area but will be thin and not allow the cold temperatures to dip as low as expected for Sunday night under less cloud cover. No rain is expected through the short term as dry weather is in store. Low temperatures overnight will range from near 40 North to the lower 50s South with slightly cooler reading for Sunday night ranging from the upper 30s North to the upper 40s Southwest. Daytime high temperatures on Sunday will range from near 60 Northeast to the upper 60s Southwest. /06/ .LONG TERM.../Monday through Friday Night/ Surface high pressure stretching from the eastern seaboard to the Red River Valley combined with weak upper-level ridging aloft to maintain dry conditions across the region on Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures on both days to range from highs in the lower 60s to lows in the 40s. Gradual warming trend expected on Wednesday and Thursday as moisture and cloud-cover increase due to a weak disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. Southwest flow aloft to maintain mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms each day. Northwest flow aloft to sweep moisture south and eastward late in the work week with skies gradually clearing from the northwest. Temperatures on Friday to range from highs in the upper 60s to lows in the 50s. /05/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Hourly Observations For MOREHOUSE Parish
400 PM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018
NORTHEAST LOUISIANA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BASTROP N/A 67 60 78 N3 30.15S TALLULAH/VBURG CLOUDY 64 57 78 N14 30.13R VIDALIA CLOUDY 67 62 82 N13 30.09R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 400pm CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 70 degrees north, near 66 degrees central, and near 78 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, light rain central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 95%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are coming from the north at 12 mph in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the north at 8 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are coming from the northwest at 14 mph with gusts at 20 mph in the south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront, New Iberia, Lafayette, and Baton Rouge. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Tallulah.
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 MOREHOUSE County, LA
251 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018 DAY ONE Tonight and Sunday The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday night through Friday The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and emergency management personnel in support of severe weather operations is not expected through next Friday.
7-Day Forecast For MOREHOUSE Parish, LA
243 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018
THROUGH EARLY EVENING TONIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY
MOREHOUSE 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 OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Precipitation: Below Normal .... 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
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.680000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:15 EDT Set 19:30 EDT Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:52 EDT Ends 19:53 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
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky