Weekly Weather Highlights:
11-17 August 2014
Barry Keim/ State
Climatologist / firstname.lastname@example.org
Fourth Cold Front of the Summer Moves Through Louisiana
front began a slow march across Louisiana on 11 August, bringing severe
weather. Thunderstorm-induced wind
damage occurred in Acadia, Grant, Jackson, Lafayette, La Salle, Rapides, St.
Landry, and Winn Parishes. The front also
caused widespread rainfall across the State.
front finally crossed the State be the morning of the 13th, bringing
in another round of less humid air to the State. Most of the State had low humidity from the
13-15 July. This marks the fourth front
to cross the State since 1 July, making it an unusual summer, especially
regarding humidity levels.
week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.72 inches,
which was 0.27 inches below normal.
week, Statewide temperature averaged 80°F, which was 2°F