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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1214 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

For the 20/06Z TAF period, a mix of VFR/MVFR conditions starting 
out this period as lower stratocu clouds continue work south of 
the Red River early this morning. Therefore, have included MVFR 
cigs at TXK/SHV/ELD/MLU through mid morning Tuesday with gradual 
improvement by late morning. Gusty northwest winds this evening to
continue overnight, although slightly down from earlier speeds and
gusts. Winds will continue to veer more NW this morning in wake of
a cold front. Higher speeds will prevail and increase once again 
during the day on Tuesday from 15-20 kts with gusts approaching 
25-30 kts, then dropping off significantly by 21/00Z to less than
10 kts.


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Hourly Observations For ST. MARY Parish
1200 AM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018

LAKE CHARLES   FAIR      70  39  32 NW16      29.75R                  
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      69  43  38 NW8       29.73R                  
PATTERSON      FAIR      67  67 100 SW8       29.73R FOG              
SALT POINT       N/A     69  68  96 VRB6      29.72R                  
NEW IBERIA     FAIR      69  44  40 NW8       29.73R                  
CHENAULT AIRPK FAIR     N/A N/A N/A NW12      29.76R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 55 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 71 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. Winds are coming from the northwest at 21 mph with gusts at 30 mph in the north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the northwest at 16 mph with gusts at 22 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the southwest at 12 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront and N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 55 degrees at Shreveport and DTN 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 ST. MARY County, LA

331 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For ST. MARY Parish, LA
947 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Cooler, sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

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ST. MARY 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 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.230000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:11 EDT Set 19:20 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:48 EDT Ends 19:43 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

A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)

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