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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1138 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.AVIATION...
For the 20/06Z terminal forecast period, ceilings will 
deteriorate to IFR/LIFR by 20/12Z. Rain over much of the ArkLaTex
will continue to migrate southeastward into deep east Texas and 
north Louisiana through 20/12Z. Light winds will become northeast 
and increase to 10 knots with higher gusts on Saturday with
ceilings gradually improving to MVFR by mid-morning. Otherwise, 
skies to improve to VFR after 20/18Z. /05/

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Hourly Observations For RICHLAND Parish
100 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BASTROP        LGT RAIN  66  65  98 CALM      30.11S                  
TALLULAH/VBURG FAIR      67  64  90 CALM      30.09F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  66; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72;                                

VIDALIA        CLOUDY    71  68  91 CALM      30.09S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 62 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are calm in the north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 62 degrees at 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.

All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For RICHLAND County, LA

303 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Saturday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday night through Thursday

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 Thursday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For RICHLAND Parish, LA
1259 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

OVERNIGHT
Chance of light rain during the late evening, then rain likely after midnight. Cloudy. Lows around 60. North winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Light rain likely in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 70. North winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 70. The chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

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RICHLAND County, Louisiana Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Current Weather Advisory is NOT available

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Louisiana

                            LOUISIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  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 October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.680000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:15 EDT Set 19:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:52 EDT Ends 19:53 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

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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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