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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. 13National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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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 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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For TENSAS County, LA
310 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018 DAY ONE Tonight and Monday EXCESSIVE HEAT THREATLimited 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. (https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/2.png) 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.
7-Day Forecast For TENSAS Parish, LA
912 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018
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TENSAS 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 JUL 21-25 JUL 23-29 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Below Normal Below Below .... 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
Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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
//////////////////////// 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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