Click on button above to view LA Watches/Warnings/Special Wx Statements.


Webster Parish, LA Weather and Climate Synopsis

To access other UK Agricultural Weather Center Pages use the pull-down menu below.

(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
Satellite images from NOAA

Weather Summary Hourly Observations Nowcast Agricultural Weather Outlook
7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook Almanac Historical Facts





US Weekly Rainfall Departure



US Weekly Temperature Departure
Also see:




A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.


National Weather Service Shreveport LA
939 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.UPDATE...
Widespread rain continues just west of a surface trough axis
extending from central Louisiana to central Arkansas. Rainfall
seems driven by a low-level disturbance in westerly flow that 
will continue to translate southeast through the overnight hours 
allowing for rain to overspread the remainder of the ArkLaTex by 
daybreak. Current forecast seems to reflect this thinking fairly 
well. Temperatures across southeast Oklahoma will likely settle 
around current values in the mid 50s with the remainder of the 
region expected to fall into the upper 50s to lower 60s. /05/

National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.

Regional Hourly Observations For WEBSTER County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 900pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 80 degrees south. Current sky condition is fair south. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. 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 73 degrees at Slidell and Houma.


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 WEBSTER County, LA

909 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

Isolated areas of light rain over parts of east Texas this 
afternoon will become more widespread across much of the region 
by Friday evening and overnight. However, no hazardous weather is
expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday  

Rain will gradually diminish from northwest to southeast with the
passage of a cold front across southeast Oklahoma and southwest 
Arkansas by early Saturday morning, and end across most of the 
region by Saturday afternoon. Additional rainfall amounts of one 
half inch to one and one half inches remain possible. Isolated 
higher amounts will be possible over parts of northeast Texas. 
Minor flooding of low water crossings, low lying, and poor 
drainage areas will be possible late Friday through Saturday 
morning over portions of northeast Texas, where the soil is near 
saturation in wake of recent periods of heavy rainfall. Cooler 
and drier air will spill south in wake of the frontal passage for 
the latter half of the weekend through early next week.

For next week, showers increase areawide from the southwest late 
Tuesday night into Wednesday ahead of another upper level 
disturbance.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio 
operators, and storm spotters will not be needed through Saturday
morning.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WEBSTER Parish, LA
305 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Cloudy. Lows around 60. North winds 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

SATURDAY
Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through mid afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Cloudy in the morning
then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 5 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of showers 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of showers 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


WEBSTER 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 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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:15 EDT Set 19:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:51 EDT Ends 19:54 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 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky