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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1104 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

.AVIATION...
Scattered convection well north of our airspace should remain to
our north through the overnight hours. Thin cirrus noted on latest
IR Imagery will continue to spread slowly westward through the
overnight hours, otherwise VFR conditions should prevail tonight
through much of the day on Monday. Did add VCTS to the TXK/ELD
terminals as the HRRR is now painting some widely scattered
convection north of the I-20 Corridor late on Monday. Otherwise, a
growing cu field will prevail through the daytime hours on Monday. 

Light south winds overnight will become southwest near 10kts or
less for Monday. 

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Hourly Observations For TENSAS Parish
1100 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BASTROP        FAIR      83  76  81 CALM      30.01R HX  91           
TALLULAH/VBURG FAIR      82  80  94 SE6       30.02R HX  94           
VIDALIA        FAIR      82  79  90 CALM      30.03R HX  92           

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1100pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 86 degrees north, near 81 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are coming from the south at 7 mph in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south at 5 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at DTN Shreveport. The lowest temperature is 78 degrees at Alexandria.


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 TENSAS County, LA

310 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Monday

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT  Limited
TIMING  Monday

Highs temperatures in the low to mid 90s will combine with high 
humidity to result in heat index values near 105 degrees again 
Monday. Precautions should be taken to avoid strenuous outdoor 
activities. Check on those vulnerable to heat stress. Stay 
hydrated and wear light, loose fitted clothing.

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday night through Saturday

Highs temperatures in the low to mid 90s will combine with high 
humidity to result in heat index values near 105 degrees again 
Tuesday. Precautions should be taken to avoid strenuous outdoor 
activities. Check on those vulnerable to heat stress. Stay 
hydrated and wear light, loose fitted clothing.

(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/2.png)

 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 Saturday.

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7-Day Forecast For TENSAS Parish, LA
912 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Heat index readings 102 to 107.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. The chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s.

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TENSAS 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 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal      Below      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 July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.190000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:14 EDT Set 21:14 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:48 EDT Ends 21:40 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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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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