Weekly Weather Highlights: 16-22 Nov 2015

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


...Rains Keep Coming...


*      A strong cold front crossed the State on 18 November, bringing heavy rains and some severe weather.

*      On the 18th, damaging winds were reported in Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Claiborne, Concordia, Evangeline, Lincoln, Madison, Red River, and Webster Parishes.

*      One-day rainfall max’ed out at 5.20 inches recorded at Lake Providence, and note that there were numerous locations that recorded well over 3 inches in a day.

*      A second cold front moved through Louisiana on 21 November, which brought additional rains to the southern half of the State, and it reinforced the cool weather.

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 2.77 inches, which was 1.54 inches above normal.

*      For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 62 degrees F, which was 4 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