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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 1047 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018 .AVIATION... A very moist airmass has allowed for scattered duirnal convection to only gradually dissipate durg the late eve. A few showers remain around the keld terminal, and also just nw of the klfk terminal. Some fog may develop where wet has brought sfc relative humidities up, mainly at ktxk terminal, but also at klfk, keld, kmlu, and possibly kggg. Outflow boundaries leftover will contribute to scattered mainly aftn convection across LA and AR portions of the area, and may be too isold across ne TX to mention in fcst attm./07/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For UNION County
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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 80 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog central. Winds are coming from the southeast at 5 mph in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southeast at 6 mph in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 80 degrees at N.O. INTL ARPT. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Alexandria and Aexandria Intl.
NOWCAST For UNION Parish: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 1036 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018
.NOW... Isolated showers have continued to diminish across the area. Most locations will receive no additional rainfall tonight, and for those areas that do, any rainfall will be brief in nature.
Hazardous Weather Outlook For UNION County, LA
525 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018 DAY ONE Today and TonightIsolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible today and into tonight across the entire Four State Region. The best chances for thunderstorms will be this afternoon during peak daytime heating. This activity should slowly decrease through the evening and nighttime hours. Brief heavy downpours, gusty winds, and frequent cloud to ground lightning will be the primary threats. While an isolated storm could become severe, widespread severe thunderstorms are not expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday Scattered thunderstorms are expected each day through the weekend and into early next week. The greatest thunderstorm activity is expected each afternoon during peak daytime heating, and any storms that develop will gradually dissipate during the evening. Brief heavy downpours, gusty winds, and frequent cloud to ground lightning will be possible, but widespread severe weather is not expected. A tropical low pressure system moving northward from the Gulf of Mexico and along the Mississippi River may provide more widespread and persistent thunderstorm chances across mainly Southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana Saturday through Monday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio operators, and storm spotters is not anticipated through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For UNION Parish, LA
914 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018
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UNION 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 MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Normal .... 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
Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.770000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:06 EDT Set 21:04 EDT Transit Meridian 14:04 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:40 EDT Ends 21:30 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
/////////////////// MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1878... An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville) ...1882... An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1953... The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of May. (The Weather Channel) ...2000... An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)
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