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National Weather Service Shreveport LA 1133 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017 .AVIATION... VFR conditions will continue through the 14/06Z TAF period. An extensive cirrus shield has shown signs of gradually building more NNE across E TX/N LA late this evening, and see no reason for this not to continue through the period as an upper low over Baja is reinforced by a digging upper trough diving S through the Rockies, thus providing a WSW flow aloft over the region. In addition, a weak cold front extending from Wcntrl TX through the DFW Metroplex into SE OK/Wrn and Nrn AR will gradually seep S into NE TX/SW AR through/shortly after daybreak Thursday, eventually drifting S across and S of the I-20 corridor during the afternoon. The cirrus shield is expected to expand NE across much of the region during the afternoon/evening, with some post-frontal cu possible over NE TX/SE OK/SW AR just beyond the end of this TAF period. Light SW or Lt/Vrb winds tonight will become NNE 6-9kts with the fropa Thursday. /15/National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For WINN County
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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Louisiana
Based on observations at 100am CST, Thursday December 14, 2017
Across Louisiana...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 42 degrees central, and near 48 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are calm in the north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 51 degrees at New Orleans Lakefront. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Tallulah and 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 WINN County, LA
1205 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017 DAY ONE This Afternoon and TonightGusty winds and low relative humidities will result in elevated fire danger today. No other hazardous weather is expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday Showers and thunderstorms will return to the region during the weekend. However, no hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of emergency management personnel amateur radio operators and storm spotters will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For WINN Parish, LA
954 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017
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WINN 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 DEC 19-23 DEC 21-27 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above 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
Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.270000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:00 EST Set 18:06 EST Transit Meridian 13:03 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:34 EST Ends 18:32 EST 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
DECEMBER 14TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1901... Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.) (NWS Louisville) ...1924... The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63 at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500 persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow, a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to 48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
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