Weekly Weather Highlights: 12-18 June 2017

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


...Tropical Wave Brings Extra Thunderstorms...


*      Easterly to southeasterly winds dominated air flow into Louisiana for essentially the entire week.

*      On 17 June, an easterly wave drifted over Mississippi and Louisiana, enhancing thunderstorm activity over of the State. Damaging winds were reported in East Baton Rouge Parish.

*      Return flow controlled 18 June.

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.91 inches, which was 0.30 inches below normal.

*    For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 82 degrees F, which was 2 degrees F above 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