Weekly Weather Highlights: 6-12 October 2014

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


Warm and Humid Week in Louisiana


*      A cold front approached Louisiana from the northwest on 6 October, which produced some severe weather in northwestern Parishes.  Hail was reported in Caddo Parish and damaging winds in De Soto Parish.

*      From 7-10 October, the State experienced return flow from the Gulf, keep in the region warm and humid.

*      A slow-moving front began its advance through Louisiana 11-12 October bringing cloudy conditions and occasional rain.

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.48 inches, which was 0.40 inches below normal.

*      For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 75 degrees F, which was 5 degree F above normal.


Weekly Report in PDF Format.

Weekly NASS Weather Summary: Selected Stations

Weekly LOSC Weather Summary: Expanded Listing

Weekly KBDI Maps: regional display based on approximately 50 stations

Weekly Topsoil Maps: parish assessments provided by LSU Extension agents