Weekly Weather Highlights: 21-27 June 2014

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


Unusual Summer Fronts Continue to Affect Louisiana’s Weather


·         A stalled frontal boundary along the Louisiana Coast initiated thunderstorms, especially in southeastern Parishes, on 21-23 July.

·         On the 23rd, another frontal system approached Louisiana from the northwest, which produced severe weather across northwestern Parishes.  Wind damage was reported in Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, Franklin, Red River, and Webster Parishes.

·         This front also pushed into northern Parishes of Louisiana on 25 July, before moving back northward.

·         For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.76 inches, which was 0.37 inches below normal.

·         For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 81°F, which was 2°F 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