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Statement as of 10:53 AM CST on March 01, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on March 02, 2017


... Record warmth for February and the winter season...

Correction to Beaumont, TX previous February record.

Temperatures continued to be well above normal for February, as
well as the winter season as defined from December 2016 to
February 2017. Several records were broken as defined below:

February 2017 averages and records:

Location February 2017/ record years of data
                  departure from
                  normal)/rank
----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexandria, la 62.3 (+10.2) 63.4 in 1932 1892-2017
                    3rd warmest

Lake Charles, la 64.1 ( +9.1) 64.0 in 1927 1895-2017
                  record warmest

Lafayette, la 65.9 (+10.0) 65.0 in 1932 1893-2017
                  record warmest

New Iberia, la 64.3 ( +8.5) 62.5 in 1957 1948-2017
                  record warmest

Beaumont, TX 66.6 (+10.7) 64.9 in 1932 1901-2017
                  record warmest
----------------------------------------------------------------


December 2016 - February 2017 averages and records:

Location December 2016- December- years of data
                  February 2017 February
                  averages/rank records
----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexandria, la 57.2 59.1 1931-1932 1892-2017
                     6th warmest

Lake Charles, la 60.7 60.3 1926-1927 1895-2017
                  record warmest

Lafayette, la 62.3 61.3 1931-1932 1893-2017
                  record warmest

New Iberia, la 61.2 61.9 1949-1950 1948-2017
                     2nd warmest

Beaumont, TX 62.4 60.3 1931-1932 1901-2017
                  record warmest
----------------------------------------------------------------


08/landreneau


1053 am CST Wed Mar 1 2017

... Record warmth for February and the winter season...

Correction to Beaumont, TX previous February record.

Temperatures continued to be well above normal for February, as
well as the winter season as defined from December 2016 to
February 2017. Several records were broken as defined below:

February 2017 averages and records:

Location February 2017/ record years of data
                  departure from
                  normal)/rank
----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexandria, la 62.3 (+10.2) 63.4 in 1932 1892-2017
                    3rd warmest

Lake Charles, la 64.1 ( +9.1) 64.0 in 1927 1895-2017
                  record warmest

Lafayette, la 65.9 (+10.0) 65.0 in 1932 1893-2017
                  record warmest

New Iberia, la 64.3 ( +8.5) 62.5 in 1957 1948-2017
                  record warmest

Beaumont, TX 66.6 (+10.7) 64.9 in 1932 1901-2017
                  record warmest
----------------------------------------------------------------


December 2016 - February 2017 averages and records:

Location December 2016- December- years of data
                  February 2017 February
                  averages/rank records
----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexandria, la 57.2 59.1 1931-1932 1892-2017
                     6th warmest

Lake Charles, la 60.7 60.3 1926-1927 1895-2017
                  record warmest

Lafayette, la 62.3 61.3 1931-1932 1893-2017
                  record warmest

New Iberia, la 61.2 61.9 1949-1950 1948-2017
                     2nd warmest

Beaumont, TX 62.4 60.3 1931-1932 1901-2017
                  record warmest
----------------------------------------------------------------


08/landreneau

1040 am CST Wed Mar 1 2017

... Record warmth for February and the winter season...

Temperatures continued to be well above normal for February, as
well as the winter season as defined from December 2016 to
February 2017. Several records were broken as defined below:

February 2017 averages and records:

Location February 2017/ record years of data
                  departure from
                  normal)/rank
----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexandria, la 62.3 (+10.2) 63.4 in 1932 1892-2017
                    3rd warmest

Lake Charles, la 64.1 ( +9.1) 64.0 in 1927 1895-2017
                  record warmest

Lafayette, la 65.9 (+10.0) 65.0 in 1932 1893-2017
                  record warmest

New Iberia, la 64.3 ( +8.5) 62.5 in 1957 1948-2017
                  record warmest

Beaumont, TX 66.6 (+10.7) 62.5 in 1957 1901-2017
                  record warmest
----------------------------------------------------------------


December 2016 - February 2017 averages and records:

Location December 2016- December- years of data
                  February 2017 February
                  averages/rank records
----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexandria, la 57.2 59.1 1931-1932 1892-2017
                     6th warmest

Lake Charles, la 60.7 60.3 1926-1927 1895-2017
                  record warmest

Lafayette, la 62.3 61.3 1931-1932 1893-2017
                  record warmest

New Iberia, la 61.2 61.9 1949-1950 1948-2017
                     2nd warmest

Beaumont, TX 62.4 60.3 1931-1932 1901-2017
                  record warmest
----------------------------------------------------------------


08/landreneau


1040 am CST Wed Mar 1 2017

... Record warmth for February and the winter season...

Temperatures continued to be well above normal for February, as
well as the winter season as defined from December 2016 to
February 2017. Several records were broken as defined below:

February 2017 averages and records:

Location February 2017/ record years of data
                  departure from
                  normal)/rank
----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexandria, la 62.3 (+10.2) 63.4 in 1932 1892-2017
                    3rd warmest

Lake Charles, la 64.1 ( +9.1) 64.0 in 1927 1895-2017
                  record warmest

Lafayette, la 65.9 (+10.0) 65.0 in 1932 1893-2017
                  record warmest

New Iberia, la 64.3 ( +8.5) 62.5 in 1957 1948-2017
                  record warmest

Beaumont, TX 66.6 (+10.7) 62.5 in 1957 1901-2017
                  record warmest
----------------------------------------------------------------


December 2016 - February 2017 averages and records:

Location December 2016- December- years of data
                  February 2017 February
                  averages/rank records
----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexandria, la 57.2 59.1 1931-1932 1892-2017
                     6th warmest

Lake Charles, la 60.7 60.3 1926-1927 1895-2017
                  record warmest

Lafayette, la 62.3 61.3 1931-1932 1893-2017
                  record warmest

New Iberia, la 61.2 61.9 1949-1950 1948-2017
                     2nd warmest

Beaumont, TX 62.4 60.3 1931-1932 1901-2017
                  record warmest
----------------------------------------------------------------


08/landreneau

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