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National Weather Service Shreveport LA
652 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

.AVIATION...
VFR conditions will continue through the 23/00Z TAF period.
Extensive areas of AC cigs will continue to spill S across the
remainder of E TX/Lower Toledo Bend Country this evening, and
persist overnight through much of Monday morning. Within these AC
cigs, areas of -RA/sprinkles will be possible tonight through
Monday morning, but given the very dry low level air mass in 
place, not expecting cigs to lower much nor vsbys to be reduced. 
Should start to see the AC scatter out over SW AR late Monday 
morning/midday, and across portions of N LA by early to mid 
afternoon, although a sct cu field will develop/advect SSW across 
much of SW AR/Ncntrl LA during the afternoon behind a weak sfc 
front that will slowly backdoor SW into Lower E TX/Cntrl LA during
the afternoon. Lt/Vrb winds tonight over SW AR/extreme Nrn LA/NE
TX, and light SW winds over Deep E TX/Ncntrl LA, will become NNE
5-8kts over much of the region after 15Z Monday, although Deep E
TX will remain WSW through much of the day ahead of the weak sfc
front. /15/

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Hourly Observations For WEST CARROLL Parish
600 PM CDT SUN JUL 22 2018

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BASTROP        FAIR      91  67  45 CALM      29.84S HX  94           
TALLULAH/VBURG FAIR      87  80  79 N5        29.82F HX 103           
VIDALIA        FAIR      94  78  58 W8        29.78F HX 109           

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 600pm CDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 94 degrees south. Current sky condition is fair south. In the south, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 77 degrees. The heat index is near 108 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is unavailable north, unavailable central, and emergency south. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are coming from the west at 16 mph in the south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 94 degrees at Slidell, N.O. INTL ARPT, and Baton Rouge. The lowest temperature is 93 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront.


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 WEST CARROLL County, LA

324 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Monday

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT  Limited
TIMING  Through the remainder of this afternoon

Heat index values will continue to peak near 105 degrees for the 
rest of this afternoon into early evening. A heat advisory remains
in effect through this evening at 8PM. 

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday night through Saturday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WEST CARROLL Parish, LA
643 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

TONIGHT
Isolated showers in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. North winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings 100 to 103.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

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

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. 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 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

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WEST CARROLL 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 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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

Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.070000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:18 EDT Set 21:11 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:52 EDT Ends 21:37 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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
...1988...
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1995...
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole 
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also 
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
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Lexington Area  (ThreadEx Station)
Daily Almanac
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Daily Values         Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Max Temperature           -         86        102 in 1901          89
Min Temperature           -         67         50 in 1947          71
Avg Temperature           -         77       88.5 in 1983        80.0
Precipitation             -       0.15       2.35 in 1892        0.01
New Snowfall              -        0.0        0.0 in 2010+        0.0
Snow Depth                -          -          0 in 2010+          0
HDD (base 65)             -          0          4 in 1947           0
CDD (base 65)             -         12         24 in 1983          15

Month-To-Date        Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature    88.0       85.9       95.6 in 1936        87.6
Avg Min Temperature    68.3       66.1       59.8 in 1947        67.5
Avg Temperature        78.2       75.9       82.1 in 1936        77.5
Total Precipitation    3.88       3.49       9.56 in 1896        5.45
Total Snowfall          0.0        0.0        0.0 in 2011         0.0
Avg Snow Depth            0          -          0 in 2010           0
Total HDD                 0          1         10 in 1972           0
Total CDD               283        244        383 in 1936         282

+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).

This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, 
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP

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