Weekly Weather Highlights: 23-29 Mar 2015

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


Sparse Rains Across the State


*      High pressure dominated the early portion of the week from 23-25 March.

*      On 26 March, a cold front swept through Louisiana bringing scattered rain to the State, with heavier amounts generally found in southeastern Parishes.

*      High pressure again ruled the weekend from 28-29 March, bringing beautiful weekend weather.

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.23 inches, which was 0.96 inches below normal.  Note that many locations had no rain at all over the week.

*      For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 62 degrees F, which was 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