Highlights: 14-20 Apr 2014
Barry Keim/ State
Climatologist / firstname.lastname@example.org
Record Cold Temperatures Common on the 16th
front swept across Louisiana on 14 April, triggering severe weather across the
State. Thunderstorm-induced wind damage
was reported in Bienville, Caddo, Caldwell, Franklin, Lincoln, Madison,
Ouachita, and West Carroll Parishes.
pressure moved in behind the front, which brought a late season cool down to
the region leading to record-breaking minimum temperatures at many locations
across the State on the 16th. A few
stations in northern Parishes even dropped below freezing.
scattered rains fell across Louisiana on the 18th, as the region was
sandwiched between a front to the north and a developing storm system to the
week, Statewide precipitation averaged 1.31 inches,
which was 0.19 inches above normal.
week, Statewide temperature averaged 59°F, which was
8°F below normal.