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Forecasts & Models

Local NWS Forecast Discussions

NWS-Lake Charles
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Forecast and Model Tools

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Bayou State Models Page

College of DuPage
PivotalWeather (with EURO Model)
Weather.US (with EURO Model)

Tropical Tidbits (with EURO Model)
Weather Nerds Models
Twister Data (Models)
University of Michigan

Penn State
NWS MOS Forecast Models
NWS MAV/MOS Forecast Models KMLU
UCAR Models
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Hydrometeorological Prediction Center
Snowfall Forecasts
Winter Weather Forecast - NWS-Shreveport
Winter Weather Forecast - NWS-Jackson
Forecast Maps

Skew Ts/Hodographs/Stuve
Forecast Skew Ts/Hodographs
Weather Underground Models (with Tropics)
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Weather Nerds Tropical Ensembles
Severe Weather Information

Airport Weather

Current/Past Conditions at Alexandria
Current/Past Conditions at Baton Rouge
Current/Past Conditions at Lafayette
Current/Past Conditions at Lake Charles
Current/Past Conditions at Monroe
Current/Past Conditions at New Orleans
Current/Past Conditions at Shreveport


Alexandria, Lake Charles & Lafayette Climate Data/Records

Monroe & Shreveport Climate Data/Records

Baton Rouge & New Orleans Climate Data/Records

LSU/Southern Region Climate

US Climate Data

US State by State Climate Records/Extremes

Louisiana Ag/Coop Station Reports
Shreveport NWS
Jackson NWS
Lake Charles NWS
New Orleans NWS

Archived NWS Text Products

Louisiana Water Levels

North Louisiana
South Louisiana

USGS Water Level Information
US Army Corp of Engineers

Air Quality

Bayou State
Environmental Protection Agency - EPA
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Louisiana Dept. of Environmental Quality
Purple Air

NOAA Weather Radio

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Baton Rouge, LA (
Tyler, TX (broadcastify)


Bayou State Radar Page


Bayou State Lightning Detection System

Blitzortung Lightning Detection
Strikestar Lightning Detection

Satellite Imagery

Bayou State Satellite Page
Aviation Weather
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NOAA Server

Weather Maps

Bayou State Surface Map Page
Bayou State Forecast Map Page
Bayou State Upper Map Page

Hydrometeorological Prediction
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Penn State Models
NCEP Models
UCAR Models Page
UCAR Maps Page
Stuve Diagram/Hodographs
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Severe Weather

Chaser Page
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NOAA Weather Hazards Viewer
Fujita Scale
Severe Weather Tips
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Storm Track Online
The Tornado Project
Twister Data
Bayou State Tornado Archives

Louisiana Severe Weather & Storm Reports

Live Chase Cam Networks

Severe Studios

Idaho Storm
Mike Ridgeway
Storm Chaser/Educator

Winter Weather

Winter Weather Tips
Winter Weather Forecast - NWS-Shreveport
Winter Weather Forecast - NWS-Jackson
Ice Storm 1994
New Year's Snow 2000
February Snow 2010
Ice Storm 2013

Tropical Weather

Tropics (Bayou State Weather)
Tropical Prediction Center
Florida State Tropical Models
Spaghetti Models
Hurricane Watch Net
Hurricane Alley Net
Sea Surface Temperatures
US Navy Worldwide Tropical Page
Weather Underground

River Stages/Ag Reports

La. Ag. Reports
Rainfall Reports - Shreveport WSO
Current Louisiana River Stages
North La. River Stages WSO-SHV



National Weather Service

NWS Offices
NWS-Shreveport, LA
NWS-Lake Charles, LA
NWS-Slidell/New Orleans, LA
NWS-Jackson, MS
NWS-Little Rock, AR
NWS-Southern Reg. Headquarters

Universities and Colleges

University of Louisiana-Monroe

LSU-Louisiana Agriclimate
La. Office of State Climatology/LSU
LSU Southern Region Climate
University of Wyoming
College of Dupage
Univ. of Mich. Weather Underground
University of South Alabama
Florida State
University of Wisconsin
University of Oklahoma
Texas A&M
Texas Tech
Mississippi State
Plymouth State University
Penn State
Jackson State
University of Hawaii

Miscellaneous Weather

The Weather Channel
Tornado Project
Mt. Washington Observatory
Farmer's Almanac
Drought Monitor
Crown Weather

American Meteorological Society
DataStreme Project

National Weather Association


While this web site, Bayou State Weather LLC, attempts to bring you the very latest in weather information, it is subject to the availability and realiability of the internet and the functionality of the computers running the many software programs which generate weather information. The information on the pages should always be checked for accuracy and should NEVER be used for the protection of life and/or property

USA Weather Finder 

Northwest Louisiana Advisories A Heat Advisory has been issued for the following parishes in Louisiana: Grant, Jackson, Lincoln and Winn until 7:00 PM.

Northeast Louisiana Advisories A Heat Advisory has been issued for the following parishes in Louisiana: Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn until 7:00 PM.

Central Louisiana Advisories A Heat Advisory has been issued for the following parishes in Louisiana: Catahoula, Concordia, Grant and La Salle until 7:00 PM.

Southwest Louisiana Advisories There are no active warnings, watches, or advisories from Bayou State Weather EMWIN for southwest Louisiana. This EMWIN server publishes select warnings, watches, and advisories from the National Weather Service Office in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Southeast Louisiana Advisories There are no active warnings, watches, or advisories from Bayou State Weather EMWIN for southeast Louisiana. This EMWIN server publishes select warnings, watches, and advisories from the National Weather Service Office in Slidell, Louisiana.

(click on the map below for National Weather Service zone forecasts from Bayou State Weather EMWIN)


Latest Watch, Warning, and Advisories from Bayou State Weather EMWIN
(click on the map below for current watches, warnings, and advisories)

Severe Weather Outlooks

Lightning Detection, Surface Map, and Satellite Imagery

Lightning Map Courtesy of Blitzortung Lightning Detection Network
NOTE: The map below has several settings for your viewing pleasure. Click the icon in the upper right of the map for settings. Click HERE for suggested settings.

Louisiana Air Quality

The map below depicts air quality across Louisiana. It represents a measure of airborne particulate matter (PM). Particulate matter describes solid particles suspended in air including dust, smoke, and other organic and inorganic particles. PurpleAir sensors use laser particle counters to count the number of particles by particle sizes 0.3, 0.5, 1, 2.5, 5, and 10 μm, and uses the count data to calculate mass concentrations of PM1.0, PM2.5, and PM10. This map does not include Ozone which is also dangerous in high quantities. Use your mouse wheel or the "+/-" icons to zoom in or out. Click on a station below to see detailed information/data.

Map and Data Courtesy of

Surface Map