Highlights: 13-19 June 2016
Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / firstname.lastname@example.org
...First Run of High Heat Index
Days This Summer...
13-17 June, return flow dominated the weather pattern, with plenty of heat and
humidity, and high heat index values. Temperatures were in the mid-90s across
much of the State and the heat index was in the triple digits for many days of
the work week.
showers prevailed early in the week, with many one-day totals over 2 inches,
especially across northern Parishes.
June, a weak frontal boundary served as the focusing mechanism for rainfall all
across Louisiana, bringing widespread rains to the State. On the 18th,
thunderstorm winds caused damage in Bienville, Caddo, De Soto, Plaquemines,
Rapides, Vernon, Webster, and Winn Parishes.
week, Statewide precipitation averaged 1.65 inches,
which was 0.44 inches above normal.
week, Statewide temperature averaged 82 degrees F,
which was 2 degrees F above normal.