Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trick-Or-Treat Forecast

  The weather is looking great for trick-or-treating this evening. Actually, the weather is going to be just about perfect. We will see a mostly clear sky with temperatures in the low to mid 60s during trick-or-treating hours. It will … Continue reading

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Nor’easter Brings with it Thundersnow!

Jim Cantore in Thundersnow You may have heard of the huge snow storm that affected the Northeast this weekend. Some areas received over a foot of snowfall and right now the death toll is at 3 people as a result … Continue reading

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New Weather Satellite Set To Launch Friday…

NASA will launch a new satellite into space Friday, with two goals in mind, according to James Gleason, NPP project scientist, “One is to get the data for the weather forecasts, environmental observations and take a whole suite of observations … Continue reading

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A Cold Front Is On The Way…

Just north of Dallas is the cold front that will move through Acadiana tomorrow. We will see a few showers as the cold front moves through the area. This will be the last chance of rain for October as it … Continue reading

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In Desperate Need Of Rain…

After some decent rainfall back in early September, the drought conditions are back in full-force. Live Doppler 10 Storm Tracker Radar was dry again Tuesday. So far this month at Lafayette, only 0.05″ has fallen at Lafayette Regional Airport, the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Rina Forms…

Six years ago, the “R” name on the storm list was Rita. With the same list in use this year, Rita has been retired and replaced with Rina. Like Rita, Rina is likely to become a major hurricane, but this … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Rina formed last night in the Caribbean, and Rina hasn’t strengthened that much today. As of 10 AM this morning, maximum sustained winds were at 45 mph. Rina may become a hurricane as she moves toward the Yucatan. … Continue reading

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Another Strong Cold Front..

Similar to what we saw on Tuesday of last week a relatively strong cold front will be passing through Acadiana Thursday night into Friday morning. Bringing with it about a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Models last week underplayed … Continue reading

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Update On ROSAT…

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ROSAT Visible Before Re-Entry…

The defunct ROSAT satellite from the German Aerospace Center is losing altitude as it orbits the Earth and is expected to re-enter the atmosphere sometime early Sunday. Before that happens, we’ll have a chance to see it briefly Friday evening. … Continue reading

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