Highlights: 25 Apr to 1 May 2016
Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / email@example.com
...Severe Weather Abounds in Louisiana...
winds dominated the early portion of the week from 25-26 April.
26 April, a cold front came close enough to Louisiana to produce some severe weather.
Damaging winds were reported in Allen and Caddo Parishes.
April, the front continued to move close to Louisiana, producing additional
severe weather. More damaging winds were reported in Calcasieu, Cameron, and
April, the same front again began moving toward Louisiana producing additional
severe weather. Hail was reported in Caddo Morehouse, Ouachita, Union, and West
Carroll Parishes. High winds were reported in Caddo Parish.
possible tornado was reported in St. Landry Parish on the 30th. Hail
was also reported in Lafayette and St. Martin Parishes, and damaging winds in
Livingston, Pointe Coupee, and Rapides Parishes.
May, hail occurred in Ascension, Calcasieu, Iberville, and Lafourche Parishes,
and wind damage in Lafayette Parish, yet the front never cleared the State.
week, Statewide precipitation averaged 3.03 inches,
which was 1.87 inches above normal.
For the week,
Statewide temperature averaged 75 degrees F, which was
6 degrees F above normal.