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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 1104 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018 .DISCUSSION... Minor change to the current forecast to raise the daytime highs about a degree for the region. Otherwise no other significant changes needed. /06/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Hourly Observations For RICHLAND Parish
1200 PM CDT SAT MAR 24 2018
NORTHEAST LOUISIANA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BASTROP CLOUDY 71 62 73 SW9 29.96F TALLULAH/VBURG CLOUDY 73 62 68 S12G22 29.99F VIDALIA CLOUDY 74 63 68 S16 30.01S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Saturday March 24, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 78 degrees south. Current sky condition is partly sunny south. In the south, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the southwest at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph in the south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 75 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront.
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 RICHLAND County, LA
611 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, hail and heavy rainfall are possible within the region on Wednesday. Tornadoes are also possible. This potential weather event is still several days away and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later forecasts. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. (https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png) SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and emergency management personnel in support of severe weather operations may be needed for portions of the region Wednesday.
7-Day Forecast For RICHLAND Parish, LA
1059 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018
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RICHLAND 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 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Below 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
Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.810000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:06 EDT Set 19:23 EDT Transit Meridian 13:14 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:43 EDT Ends 19:46 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 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a record. By late February of that year Kansas City had received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel) ...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado (unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of the homes' rugs a mile away. (NWS Louisville) ...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark County KY), where most of the destruction and the five fatalities probably occurred. (NWS Louisville)
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