POSTS BY: SCOTT GUIDRY

Marginal Risk of severe weather for Monday morning

As the next cold front approaches, it’ll bring a line of strong to severe thunderstorms Sunday night into  Monday morning.  The primary threat from this line will be strong, damaging wind gusts, however a weak tornado cannot be ruled out.  The highest threat will remain north of the I-10/I-12 corridor, mostly in north and central...

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Another Winter Storm Impacts the deep south

This winter has been full of action thus far including our heavy snow of December 8, 2017, followed by numerous nights below freezing, near record low temperatures, flurries, and now yet another storm moving through. As of Tuesday morning, snow was already falling across northern Louisiana and central Mississippi.  Sleet and ice was beginning to...

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Winter making a return beginning Friday

Temperatures After the warm up of this week, old man winter is making another plunge south toward the gulf coast.  The initial shot will occur Thursday night into Friday morning.  Inland areas will experience freezing temperatures, however a secondary, strong surge of arctic air will arrive on Tuesday, making Wednesday and Thursday mornings the coldest...

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Flash Flooding possible Sunday night into Monday morning

The National Weather Service in Slidell, LA has issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect for all of southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi through noon Monday.  A rainy pattern will develop late on Sunday and last through the overnight hours into Monday morning. Overall, we should see rain totals in the 2 to 4 inch...

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Full Freeze Precautions needed to start 2018

With the polar vortex moving to our side of the pole, it’ll help to usher down very cold air all the way to the gulf coast.  The majority of the region will likely see the coldest temperatures in years, as well as a long stretch of cold temperatures throughout the week. Much of the area...

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Merry Christmas from the StormCast staff!  What will 2018 bring us?

Winter has been extremely difficult to forecast thus far… Winter forecasting this season has kept our hands full to say the least.  When meteorologists analyze computer models, lots of factors come into play. No one model run equals a forecast. We look for trends, climatology, conditions to our north and even conditions on the other...

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South Louisiana Snow?

Little by little models have been coming together to a solution which would change rain over to snow for at least some portion of southeast Louisiana, starting late Thursday night into Friday morning. Who gets what and how much?  Meteorologist Zack Fradella discusses it...

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Winter Is Moving In

Winter lovers rejoice! A stretch of raw days upcoming…cold, windy, rainy…BRRRR! Enjoy that last taste of 70 degree weather on Tuesday as temps start falling across the state by afternoon. These colder temperatures should last a number of...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Aren’t we in for an absolutely beautiful stretch of holiday weather through the weekend!  Many interior locations saw frost this morning as temperatures dipped into the 30’s.  The same will happen again on Friday morning.  It’s going to be a gorgeous few days to spend time with family and friends! Looking down the stretch, we’re...

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Fall is on the return

As we head into the new work week, we’ll be treated to cooler temperatures once again, but first we have to get through a round of showers and thunderstorms this weekend.  Tomorrow (Sunday) will bring our best rain chances.  Some of the storms could be strong, but severe weather is not anticipated.  The first of...

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