eekly Weather Highlights: 28 Nov to 4 Dec 2016
Barry Keim/ State Climatologist / email@example.com
...Heavy Rains Improve Drought
Conditions; Four Tornadoes Reported...
November, a cold front moved into northern Louisiana, producing rainfall and
some severe weather. A tornado briefly touched down in a rice field in
Avoyelles Parish and there was wind damage in Franklin Parish.
November, the front was still slowly moving across Louisiana and it produced
additional severe weather. Tornadoes were reported in Winn and Caldwell
Parishes, hail was documented in Caldwell, Franklin, La Salle, Lincoln,
Morehouse, and Natchitoches Parishes. In addition, wind damage was reported in Calcasieu,
Caldwell, Catahoula, Grant, and La Salle Parishes.
tornado (EF0) touched down in Jefferson Parish on November 30, as the front
continued its slow journey across Louisiana.
pressure moved in on 1-2 December, bringing fair weather to the State.
in the western Gulf led to very rainy and gloomy conditions across Louisiana on
week, Statewide precipitation averaged 4.02 inches,
which was 2.81 inches above normal. Radar-estimated rainfall suggest that parts
of southwestern Louisiana recorded over 10 inches of rain over the week.
For the week,
Statewide temperature averaged 57 degrees F, which was
3 degrees F above normal.