CATEGORY: WINTER

February to finish off warm

We’ve all noticed it.  Plants are starting to show signs of life, flowers are starting to bloom and grass is beginning to turn green again.  But is winter really over?  We’re going to finish off the month of February with warm temperatures, averaging around 80 degrees every day.  This will also lead to many foggy...

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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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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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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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