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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1104 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

Minor change to the current forecast to raise the daytime highs
about a degree for the region. Otherwise no other significant changes
needed. /06/

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Hourly Observations For RICHLAND Parish
1200 PM CDT SAT MAR 24 2018

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

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.

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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.


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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For RICHLAND Parish, LA
1059 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the late morning.

Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers in the evening, then mostly cloudy with chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. The chance of rain 30 percent.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 80.

Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. The chance of rain 70 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. The chance of rain 80 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. Lows around 60. The chance of rain 90 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. The chance of rain 80 percent.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Highs in the upper 60s.

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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

                 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 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

Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year

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

...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)

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