Weekly Weather Highlights: 7 to 13 Aug 2017

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


...Relentless Rains Continue Across Louisiana...


*      A stationary front was positioned over north and central Louisiana from 7-10, enhancing thunderstorms across Louisiana. Some heavy rains were reported in this window of time, including a one-day total of 5.00 inches at Bienville.

*      The front moved north of the State on the 11th, but the thunderstorms continued. In fact, damaging winds were reported in Caddo and Red River Parishes.

*      The pesky front moved back into proximity of North Louisiana on 12-13 August.

*      Many stations across the State had 5 or 6 rain days this week.

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 2.43 inches, which was 1.43 inches above normal.

*    For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 82 degrees F, which was 1 degree below 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