Weekly Weather Highlights:
11-17 May 2015
Barry Keim/ State
Climatologist / firstname.lastname@example.org
Two Tornadoes Documented in South Louisiana
line ahead of an advancing cold front produced some severe weather in Louisiana
on 11 May, including a tornado in Acadia Parish and wind damage in Tangipahoa
front continued its slow march across the State on the 12th thereby
producing additional wind damage in Pointe Coupee Parish.
front stalled along the coast, then lifted northward across the State as warm
front on the 14th.
winds dominated the rest of the week, though scattered thunderstorms on 16 May
triggered a tornado in Tangipahoa that was an EF-1, and caused 2 injuries. There was a second suspected tornado in
Tangipahoa Parish as well.
thunderstorm activity on the 17th led to wind damage in Concordia
and Morehouse Parishes.
week, Statewide precipitation averaged 1.50 inches, which
was 0.28 inches above normal.
week, Statewide temperature averaged 76 degrees F,
which was 2 degrees above normal.