Weekly Weather Highlights: 6-12 Apr 2015

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


Warm Work Week Followed by Cloudy and Rainy Weekend –Part II


*      A weak frontal boundary produced some heavy rains across part of Louisiana on 6 April, including 4.43 inches measured at Leesville and 3.65 inches at Bunkie.

*      Return flow was in place from 7-9 April bringing warm and humid conditions to the State.

*      A frontal system crossed the State on 10 April, then stalled and drifted back over the State on 11-12 April.  This led to 3 days of overcast skies and widespread rains across Louisiana, with more to come early next week. 

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 1.40 inches, which was 0.27 inches above normal.

*      For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 71 degrees F, which was 6 degrees above normal.


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Weekly NASS Weather Summary: Selected Stations

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Weekly KBDI Maps: regional display based on approximately 50 stations

Weekly Topsoil Maps: parish assessments provided by LSU Extension agents