Weekly Weather Highlights: 13 to 19 Mar 2017

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


...Cool and Dry...


*      Cyclogenesis offshore led to scattered showers across Louisiana on 13 March.

*      High pressure then moved in from 14-17 March with winds shifting from northwest to northeast over this time.

*      A cold front began to approach the State from the north on 18 to 19 March, but never crossed into Louisiana.

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.08 inches, which was 1.13 inches below normal.

*    For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 55 degrees F, which was 4 degrees F below 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