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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 727 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 .AVIATION... For the ArkLaTex, SCT cirrus/FEW middeck clouds w/ VFR into weekend. Sfc winds will pick up out of the SE today with high pressure now to our E. Some gusts at KTYR w/ a low is dvlpg on the front range, but other sites around 10KT or less. Climb winds are SE20KT off the deck then slack/back to E at 5KT backing to NW above 5kft 10-40KT by 18kft then increasing speeds of 50-80KT for FL19 on up. Outlook could see some patchy daybreak BR as week ends with shwrs N of I-20 as a weak front drapes in and goes stationary. Real convection arrives mid next week under SW flow.National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For NATCHITOCHES County
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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 800am CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 52 degrees south. Current sky condition is fair south. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the east at 7 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront. The lowest temperature is 44 degrees at Slidell.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For NATCHITOCHES County, LA
556 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE Today and TonightNo hazardous weather is expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Sunday over Southeast Oklahoma, extreme Northeast Texas, and Southwest Arkansas, near a weak front that will become stationary over these areas. While this front is expected to lift north of the region by Monday, showers and thunderstorms will begin to increase over North Texas, Southeast Oklahoma, and Western Arkansas Tuesday along and ahead of a cold front, which will begin to gradually spread into the region late Tuesday through Wednesday. The threat for locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding will increase over Northeast Texas, Southeast Oklahoma, and Southwest Arkansas Wednesday, with these threats possibly spreading across the remainder of the region late next week. The threat for embedded severe thunderstorms will be possible as well late Tuesday and Wednesday. Please stay abreast to the latest forecasts and statements from the National Weather Service concerning this heavy rainfall and potential flooding threat. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of emergency management personnel amateur radio operators and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For NATCHITOCHES Parish, LA
418 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018
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NATCHITOCHES 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 MAR 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Below .... 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
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN 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
MARCH 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... 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) ...1936... A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107 lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1954... 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