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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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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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September 22, 2017 – Day 1 of Autumn

Temperatures at 9:30pm, Friday, September 22, 2017   What’s to come…… Well, the first day of fall has come and gone, however those fall temps did not get the memo.  Temperatures across the region reached the lower 90’s today.  This will be the norm for the week to come, along with a chance of showers...

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Summer heat, humidity are here to stay

I know it’s the last thing you want to hear after that stint of good feel air last weekend but it’s inevitable here in the South, fall is going on hold for the next week or so. High temperatures are poised to make it back into the 90s this weekend and once you factor in...

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Heat advisories go up for the first time this summer

Yes, it’s always hot during summer in the South but the abundance of storms this year has kept that heat a bit more bearable. Usually we can rate how hot summer has been by the amount of times we go under heat related advisories and warnings. For the first time this summer, a Heat Advisory...

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All summer long it’s been tough to string together a few days of dry weather but over the past week we have managed to do just that. The dry spell is now a thing of the past as we are going to see a quick return of the wet pattern starting on Wednesday and possibly...

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Front stalled offshore, humidity levels on the decline

A rare July front has pushed offshore and northerly flow is sending lower humidity all the way to the Gulf Coast. After a dreary day Saturday across Louisiana, Sunday is bringing plenty of sunshine along with a noticeable change in how it feels outside. Due to the fact dry air heats up faster, highs will...

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Storms likely Saturday as front moves through

Rain and storms are on the increase Saturday morning as a rare July front moves into the area. Some of the storms throughout the day on Saturday may be heavy at times with the strongest of storms producing gusty winds and dangerous lightning. Once we move into Sunday, drier air will move into the region...

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Weekend front to bring strong storms, then lower humidity

A rare July front is expected to make its way down to the Gulf Coast this weekend bringing a chance for strong storms followed by a hint of lower humidity. At this time of year we take what we can get and an unusually strong front is just the treat in the midst of the...

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