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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 1158 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018 .AVIATION... VFR conditions will continue through the 23/06Z TAF period. Extensive areas of AC cigs will continue to shift S across the region overnight through much of Monday morning, gradually diminishing/scattering out over extreme NE TX/SW AR by midday, and across the remainder of E TX/much of N LA during the afternoon. Sct areas of -RA will remain possible within these AC cigs overnight through Monday morning, ahead of a shortwave over the Mid-South that will dive S across the Lower MS Valley. While these AC cigs should eventually scatter out Monday afternoon, a sct cu field N of a weak sfc front over extreme NE TX/N LA will advect SSW into SW AR/Ncntrl LA Monday afternoon, affecting primarily the ELD/MLU terminals. An elevated cu field may also develop along the front over Deep E TX by mid to late afternoon, before the front backdoors SW out of the region over Cntrl LA/SE TX Monday evening. Lt/Vrb winds tonight over SW AR/extreme Nrn LA/NE TX, and light SW winds over Deep E TX/Ncntrl LA, will become NNE 5-8kts over much of the region after 15Z Monday, although Deep E TX will remain WSW through much of the day ahead of the weak sfc front. /15/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Hourly Observations For ORLEANS Parish
100 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2018
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS N.O. INTL ARPT FAIR 84 80 88 SW9 29.82S HX 97 6HR MIN TEMP: 84; 6HR MAX TEMP: 92; 6HR PCP: TRACE; N.O. LAKEFRONT FAIR 85 79 82 W16 29.82S HX 98 6HR MIN TEMP: 85; 6HR MAX TEMP: 92; 6HR PCP: TRACE; N.O. DOWNTOWN* FAIR 85 78 80 SW8 29.83S HX 96 6HR MIN TEMP: 84; 6HR MAX TEMP: 94; 6HR PCP: TRACE; RESERVE* N/A 84 78 84 W3 29.83R 6HR MIN TEMP: 84; 6HR MAX TEMP: 92; SLIDELL CLOUDY 84 76 76 VRB3 29.82R 6HR MIN TEMP: 83; 6HR MAX TEMP: 93; BATON ROUGE FAIR 84 79 85 W8 29.81S HX 96 6HR MIN TEMP: 84; 6HR MAX TEMP: 92; BOOTHVILLE FAIR 87 80 79 W9 29.84F HX 103 6HR MIN TEMP: 86; 6HR MAX TEMP: 89; BELLE CHASSE NOT AVBL BOGALUSA* MOCLDY 82 76 84 N3 29.84S 6HR MIN TEMP: 82; 6HR MAX TEMP: 94; 6HR PCP: 0.01; GALLIANO* FAIR 84 77 79 SW8 29.83F 6HR MIN TEMP: 83; 6HR MAX TEMP: 88; NEW ROADS* NOT AVBL GONZALES* FAIR 83 78 84 W5 29.81S 6HR MIN TEMP: 83; 6HR MAX TEMP: 93; HAMMOND* FAIR 82 77 83 NE3 29.83R HOUMA* FAIR 82 79 91 W6 29.84S 6HR MIN TEMP: 82; 6HR MAX TEMP: 87; PORT FOURCHON* CLEAR 86 81 84 W14 29.84F HX 102
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Monday July 23, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 84 degrees south. Current sky condition is fair south. In the south, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 80 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is unavailable north, unavailable central, and danger south. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the southwest at 9 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront. The lowest temperature is 84 degrees at Slidell, N.O. INTL ARPT, 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For ORLEANS County, LA
356 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight A Heat Advisory remains in place for all of southern Mississippi and all of southeast Louisiana into this evening. Heat index readings of 108 to 113 degrees will continue. A few thunderstorms may develop late this evening and overnight tonight. One or two of these storms could be become strong and possibly severe. Main concern would be strong to damaging wind gusts and frequent cloud to ground lightning. A small craft advisory remain in effect for most coastal waters through tonight for westerly winds of 20 to 25 knots. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday The heat advisory may be extended into Monday for all of southern Mississippi and all of southeast Louisiana. Heat index readings of 108 to 113 degrees are possible again Monday afternoon. A marginal risk of severe thunderstorms is expected along and south of the I 10/12 corridor with a slight risk of severe thunderstorms mainly for south shore areas Monday. Isolated to Scattered thunderstorms will return to the area Tuesday through Saturday. A few of these storms could become strong with an isolated severe thunderstorm possible as well. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated.
7-Day Forecast For ORLEANS Parish, LA
943 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018
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ORLEANS 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 JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Below 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
Monday July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 19.860000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 07:18 EDT Set 21:10 EDT Transit Meridian 14:14 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:53 EDT Ends 21:36 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
//////////////////////// JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1788... A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum) ...1898... A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel) ...1923... Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio, over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85 mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky