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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/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Hourly Observations For ST. MARY Parish
100 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LAKE CHARLES FAIR 76 75 97 CALM 30.07F 6HR MIN TEMP: 76; 6HR MAX TEMP: 80; LAFAYETTE FAIR 74 73 97 CALM 30.08F 6HR MIN TEMP: 74; 6HR MAX TEMP: 81; PATTERSON FAIR 74 73 97 E3 30.08F 6HR MIN TEMP: 74; 6HR MAX TEMP: 77; 6HR PCP: TRACE; SALT POINT N/A N/A N/A N/A CALM 30.06F NEW IBERIA FAIR 74 71 91 CALM 30.08F 6HR MIN TEMP: 72; 6HR MAX TEMP: 78; CHENAULT AIRPK FAIR 74 73 99 CALM 30.08S 6HR MIN TEMP: 73; 6HR MAX TEMP: 78;
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200am 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 rain north, light rain 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 92%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are coming from the southeast at 5 mph in the north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Winds are coming from the northeast at 5 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are calm in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront and 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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ST. MARY County, LA
404 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight A slight chance of showers can be expected tonight across much of the area, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms possible over the Lakes Region of southeast Texas late tonight. No severe weather is expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday Scattered showers and a few isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms will be possible Saturday. Occasional cloud to ground lightning strikes will be the primary hazard, but otherwise no severe weather is expected. Dry weather is forecasted for Saturday night and Sunday. An upper level disturbance will slowly approach the Southern Plains this week. This will bring a chance of showers and thunderstorms to the area for much of next week. At this time, the threat for severe weather is low. Heavy rain and frequent lightning may occur with some storms. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For ST. MARY Parish, LA
1218 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018
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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
LOUISIANA --------------------------------------------- 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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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
//////////////////////////// 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