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Current & Forecast
Current Conditions

Current & Forecast Conditions
for Southwest Louisiana & Southeast Texas
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WFO LCH Fire Weather Text Products
for Southwest Louisiana & Southeast Texas
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Fire Weather Watch/Red Flag Warning Fire Danger Statement
Fire Weather Outlooks
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Local Drought Monitors
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National Drought Outlooks

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Drought Information
for Southwest Louisiana &
Southeast Texas

What is a Drought?

Latest Drought Information Statement

Drought Indicies and Definitions

Climate Prediction Center
Drought Monitoring

Southern Region Climate Center

Texas Drought
Preparedness Council

Daily Temperatures/Rainfall

More Daily Rainfall Reports

National Integrated Drought
Information System (NIDIS)


Precipitation & Moisture Impacts



Precipitation Departure
from Normal

Soil Moisture

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Fire Weather Information

All Area Burn Bans

Today's Fire Weather Index

Tomorrow's Fire Weather Index

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Palmer Drought Index

Keetch-Byram Drought Index

Keetch-Byram Drought Index

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Latest Satellite Fire Detection

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Climate Prediction Center
Long Term Temperature/Precipitation Outlooks

6-10 Day Temperature
8-14 Day Temperature
One Month Temperature

Three Month Temperature

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One Month Temperature image
Three Month Temperature image
6-10 Day Precipitation
8-14 Day Precipitation
One Month Precipitation
Three Month Precipitation
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