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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
553 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.AVIATION...
The IFR/LIFR cigs have begun to lower early this evening,
especially over SW AR/N LA, with areas of FG beginning to develop
across these areas. This trend should eventually spread into E TX
by mid to late evening, with all of the region likely seeing FG
(some of it dense) which should linger through mid to late morning
Monday. Am expecting only very slow improvements to cigs/vsbys by
midday, but LIFR/IFR cigs with reduced vsbys may persist through 
the afternoon. Can't rule out isolated to widely sct -SHRA
developing during the afternoon across portions of E TX/N LA, but
low confidence precludes VCSH mention attm. Sct SHRA should begin
to increase Monday night over the region as a warm front begins to
shift N into E TX/N LA helping to focus this development ahead of
a closed low that will begin to eject E across Nrn Old MX. Look
for Lt/Vrb winds to persist through the TAF period. /15/ 

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Hourly Observations For MOREHOUSE Parish
700 PM CST SUN DEC 17 2017

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BASTROP        FOG       48  48  99 CALM      30.14R VSB 3/4          
TALLULAH/VBURG   N/A     52  52 100 CALM      30.13R FOG              
VIDALIA        CLOUDY   N/A N/A N/A MISG      30.11R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 600pm CST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 55 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are calm in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southeast at 7 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 49 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 MOREHOUSE County, LA

514 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Monday

FOG
THREAT  Elevated
TIMING  Tonight through 9 AM Monday

Areas of fog developing this evening are expected to reduce
visibilities through early tomorrow morning. Visibilities may be
reduced down to a quarter mile or less at times.

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday night through Saturday

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 Saturday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MOREHOUSE Parish, LA
512 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
Patchy drizzle in the evening, then patchy drizzle and slight chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady in the upper 40s. Light and variable winds becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. The chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY
Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy drizzle in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. The chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.

THURSDAY NIGHT
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Warmer. Lows in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY
Showers likely. Cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. The chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the lower 40s. The chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Cooler. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

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MOREHOUSE County, Louisiana Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Current Weather Advisory is NOT available

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Louisiana

                            LOUISIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:02 EST Set 18:07 EST
Transit Meridian 13:04 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:36 EST Ends 18:33 EST

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

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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