POSTS BY: ZACK FRADELLA

Heat ridge to dominate early November

The cold came and went in the blink of an eye and now as we move into November the only thing on the horizon would be lots of warmth and humidity. A ridge of high pressure is in the process of strengthening over the southern portion of the United States which is expected to block...

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Caribbean disturbance could become Philippe by this weekend

For those of us along the northern Gulf Coast, we are getting very close to putting an end to Hurricane Season 2017. As each front passes us by, the water of the Gulf of Mexico keeps cooling more and more which in turn is nudging any potential tracks for a tropical system farther and farther...

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Pattern to bring two distinct cold fronts this week

There is no denying the pattern that is shaping up across the United States this week, colder. A large ridge of high pressure will build over the West and the Canadian Martimes leading to two dips in the jet stream over the central United States. This will cause two batches of colder air to funnel...

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Cold front sweeps through LA bringing gusty winds, cooler temps

Our second cold front of Fall swept through Louisiana on Sunday bringing gusty winds and much cooler temperatures. Numerous wind reports from Southwest Louisiana through the eastern part of the state had wind gusts recorded in the 40-50 mph range as the front blew through. Even reports of power outages came in throughout the state....

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Nate makes landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River

Hurricane Nate made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River Saturday evening around 7 p.m. as a 85 mph storm. A second landfall is expected to come around midnight along the Mississippi Gulf Coast after the storm crosses the Breton Sound. Some of the latest wind gusts being reported: Offshore Venice 74 mph, Bay...

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Hurricane, storm surge watches issued for LA/MS

A Hurricane Watch has been issued from Morgan City, Louisiana to the Mississippi/Alabama border, this includes the New Orleans metropolitan area. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued from the Mississippi/Alabama border eastward to the Okaloosa/Walton County line in Florida. A Tropical Storm Watch has also been issued west of Morgan City to Intracoastal City,...

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VIDEO: Track shifts west, Gulf Coast residents start preparations

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VIDEO: Future Nate likely to be a hurricane in the Gulf

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Tropical Depression 16 develops, expected to become hurricane

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Invest 90L to Tropical Depression 16 following morning satellite images which indicated the system is getting better organized. It is likely we are only hours away from an upgrade to Tropical Storm Nate as a hurricane hunter flight is scheduled to be in the system later today to determine...

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VIDEO: Gulf Coast residents need to monitor Invest 90L closely

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