Weekly Weather Highlights: 28 Sep to 4 Oct 2015

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


...Drought Continues to Intensify...


*      A weak tropical low pressure system brought rains to Louisiana on 28-29 September, especially in the southern half of the State. In southwestern Louisiana, daily rain totals of 4.50 and 4.15 inches were recorded at Old Town Bay and Moss Bluff, respectively, which were the wettest locations in the State.

*      A cold front crossed the State 30 September, which brought a protracted taste of fall weather that lasted through the end of the week.

*      Rainfall for the week was largely deficient with the exception of a few coastal locations in the Southwest and our drought condition continues to worsen.

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 0.40 inches, which was 0.56 inches below normal.

*      For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 74 degrees F, which was 1 degree 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