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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED FOR TEXT SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1211 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE SHREVEPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/31/1974
 LOW               15   03/03/1943
HIGHEST            85   03/28
LOWEST             25   03/03
MEAN             54.8             57.9    -3.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           4.02              4.14   -0.12
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.91   03/28 TO 03/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     322               251      71
COOLING TOTAL      13                31     -18
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/290    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/280    DATE  03/28


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

FOR MARCH OF 2014 IN SHREVEPORT AND BOSSIER CITY...LOUISIANA...WE
RECORDED SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH NORMAL RAINFALL.
THE ONLY SIGNIFICANT WEATHER EVENT THIS MARCH OCCURRED DURING THE
EVENING OF THE 28TH AS A SEVERE SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM DUMPED HAIL
TO GOLFBALL SIZE IN WESTERN SHREVEPORT AS WELL AS WIND GUSTS TO 60
MILES PER HOUR.  OTHERWISE...THIS SEVERE STORM AS WELL AS A STRONG
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONT BEHIND THE
SUPERCELL PROVIDED BENEFICIAL RAINFALL.

&&

$$

VIII.






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