Weekly Weather Highlights:
20-26 July 2015
Barry Keim/ State
Climatologist / firstname.lastname@example.org
...Hot and Arid Conditions
Starting to Take Toll in Louisiana...
of high pressure aloft basically remained anchored over the southeastern
portion of the United States for another week.
This again created a relatively stable atmosphere over Louisiana,
reducing chances for precipitation, and allowing the surface to bake in the
few thunderstorms that did form, the vast majority were generated in the eastern
half of the State, and even these were highly scattered and sparse.
the U.S. Drought Monitor to soon be thinking about “abnormally dry” conditions
across parts of Louisiana.
week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.36 inches,
which was 0.78 inches below normal.
week, Statewide temperature averaged 86 degrees F,
which was 3 degrees above normal.