Weekly Weather Highlights: 22-28 June 2015

Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / keim@lsu.edu


...Late Season Front Drops Humidity Briefly...


*      For the most part, Louisiana was locked in to a return flow weather pattern for most of the week, which brought typical warm and humid conditions to the State.

*      On 23 June, scattered thunderstorms triggered severe weather in form of wind damage in Lafayette and St. Martin Parishes.

*      Severe continued in to 24 June, with additional wind damage reports in Catahoula, East Carroll, Madison, Ouachita, Richland, Washington Parishes.

*      As a late season front passed through Louisiana, wind damage occurred on 27 June in Livingston Parish.  After the front moved through, humidity levels dropped early on 28 June, but later recovered to near normal values that same day.

*      For the week, Statewide precipitation averaged 1.51 inches, which was 0.30 inches above normal.

*      For the week, Statewide temperature averaged 82 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