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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
947 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...
An enhanced pressure gradient between a low across Oklahoma and a
surface high over the east coast will maintain an enhanced
pressure gradient tonight with wind speeds continuing around 20
mph with higher gusts. Therefore a lake wind advisory remains in
effect. Additionally, showers to increase in coverage from the 
west as front eases eastward. For this update went ahead and 
extended pops slightly farther east across Toledo Bend into west 
central Louisiana to account for latest radar trends. /05/

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Hourly Observations For TANGIPAHOA Parish
900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
N.O. INTL ARPT MOCLDY    73  70  90 SE12      30.13R                  
N.O. LAKEFRONT CLOUDY    73  69  87 SE10      30.14S                  
N.O. DOWNTOWN* LGT RAIN  73  70  90 SE7       30.15R                  
RESERVE*       FAIR      73  68  86 SE8       30.13R                  
SLIDELL        CLOUDY    71  68  90 SE8       30.14S                  
BATON ROUGE    FAIR      70  59  68 SE6       30.10S                  
BOOTHVILLE     NOT AVBL                                               
BELLE CHASSE   NOT AVBL                                               
BOGALUSA*      CLOUDY    73  67  80 S7        30.15S                  
GALLIANO*      FAIR      74  67  80 SE6       30.13R                  
NEW ROADS*     FAIR      68  58  70 SE5       30.10S                  
GONZALES*      NOT AVBL                                               
HAMMOND*       MOCLDY    70  68  94 SE10      30.13S                  
HOUMA*         FAIR      70  68  94 E6        30.12R                  
PORT FOURCHON* MOCLDY    75  70  83 SE10G17   30.12S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 73 degrees south. Current sky condition is mostly cloudy south. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the southeast at 12 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the unavailable category north, unavailable category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront and N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Houma and Baton Rouge.


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 TANGIPAHOA County
Hazardous report currently not available
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TANGIPAHOA County, Louisiana Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Current Weather Advisory is NOT available

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Louisiana

                            LOUISIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    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

Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.910000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:45 EST Set 18:59 EST
Transit Meridian 13:21 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:22 EST Ends 19:22 EST

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

FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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