Highlights: 16-22 May 2016
Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / email@example.com
...Line of Severe Thunderstorms
Moves Across South Louisiana...
stalled front in South Louisiana dominated the weather pattern for the week
across Louisiana. This front kept the weather rather unstable with periodic
thunderstorms, especially across South Louisiana.
May, however, a bow echo moved across the State with a line of severe
thunderstorms. There was a possible tornado in Plaquemines Parish, hail was
reported in Iberville Parish, and damaging winds were documented in the
following Parishes; Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Lafayette,
Lafourche, Livingston, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary, St. Tammany,
Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, and Vermilion. A wind gust of 81 mph was measured on a
home weather station in Gueydan in Vermilion Parish.
week, Statewide precipitation averaged 1.49 inches,
which was 0.25 inches above normal.
week, Statewide temperature averaged 72 degrees F,
which was 3 degrees F below normal.