Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lee In The Making…

The next storm name on the list for the 2011 Atlantic season is Lee – a name we might all be quite familiar with by Monday. The Wednesday evening computer model tracks are all over the place, from SW Texas … Continue reading

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Tropical Wave

We are still watching a tropical wave between the Yucatan and Cuba. Most of the computer models have been consistent over the last few days on developing a tropical system in the Gulf later this week. I think we will … Continue reading

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Tropical System On The Horizon…

We’re tracking a tropical wave with a broad area of low pressure located around Western Cuba. This moisture will move into the Central Gulf by Wednesday with moisture reaching the LA coast by Thursday. Offshore interests should be watching this … Continue reading

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Deep Moisture On The Way…

This tropical wave in the Western Caribbean really has my attention. Movement is to the northwest and that general track will continue this week. Some of the medium-range computer models show quite a healthy area of low pressure in the … Continue reading

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Tropical Depression Twelve

  We now have Tropical Depression Twelve southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. Winds are at 35 mph, but this depression will strengthen over the coming days; it may be a Category 2 Hurricane in about four or five days. … Continue reading

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Our Hot Summer Rolls On…

We hit 100° on Friday at Lafayette, just a degree shy of tying a record. This marks the fifth time this summer we’ve reached the century mark or higher. The hottest day was the 102° reading back on August 18. … Continue reading

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An Historic Hurricane…

We’ll be watching history unfold over the weekend as Hurricane Irene moves across Eastern North Carolina and eventually into New England. With the track hugging the coast, strong winds, heavy rainfall, and a potentially devastating storm surge will impact millions … Continue reading

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Irene Weakens…

Hurricane Irene has weakened to a Category 2 Hurricane. As of 10 AM, sustained winds were down to 105 mph. Before approaching the Outer Banks of North Carolina, Irene may have sustained winds at 115 mph, which is a Category … Continue reading

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A Similar Feeling…

Remember in the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina, when the national media was almost joking about New Orleans being like a fish bowl and if the levees break the city will go under water? People knew of the possibility, … Continue reading

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Northeast Braces For What Looks Like A Monster…

With the computer model consensus indicating Irene will be at least a Category 2 hurricane bearing down on Long Island and the rest of the Northeast by later in the weekend, we could be about to witness a national disaster. … Continue reading

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