Weekly Weather Highlights: 8-14 September 2014

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


Cold Front Gives Signal that Fall is Coming


         A stationary front was positioned across the southern half of Louisiana on 8 September, which help initiate widespread rains across the southern half of the State.

         Return flow dominated the weather from 9-11 September.

         On 12-13 September, a cold front gradually moved from north to south across the State.

         High pressure and relatively drier and somewhat cooler weather filtered into the State on 13-14 September, showing some signs of fall-like weather.

         For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.60 inches, which was 0.49 inches below normal.

         For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 80F, which was 1F above normal.


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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