Monthly Archives: January 2012

January Rainfall Above-Normal

Thru 9 PM Tuesday, January’s rainfall total at LFT stood at 6.70″, or 1.03″ above the January normal of 5.67″.  This is the first January with above-normal rainfall since 2008.  We’ll see the wet weather continue into February with a … Continue reading

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Normal Temps, But Not For Long…

After a warmer than normal winter so far across Acadiana, we finally saw temperatures closer to normal over the weekend. Actually, low temperatures were a few degrees below normal this weekend. Highs were about normal. Lows this morning were in … Continue reading

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Storm Reports from Wednesday Jan. 25th

The severe weather event that came through Acadiana last Wednesday did leave some damage across portions of our area going back to where it originated in Texas. In total there was 85 storm reports and like we initially thought it … Continue reading

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January Rain Totals Grow…

The rainfall Wednesday and early Thursday helped bump up our monthly total. We now have a big surplus, which has been a rarity in recent years. Our average rainfall for the entire month of January is 6.65″, so even if … Continue reading

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A Rainy January…

It’s good that the rain has retured to Acadiana, but we have seen almost too much this week. Look at the totals over the last few days. All of South Louisiana has received some good rainfall totals. Lafayette is almost … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Threats Wednesday Night…

Many ingredients look to be coming together for an outbreak of severe weather across Texas and Louisiana from Wednesday to Thursday morning.  The action in Acadiana should move in during the evening hours for our western parishes, pushing eastward by … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Risk…

  After looking at the latest computer guidance, it looks as though we are still looking at a chance of severe weather late tomorrow night into early Thursday morning. The best chance will be after midnight until about mid-morning Thursday. … Continue reading

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January Rainfall Close To Normal…

We’ve had steady rainfall this month, with our total thru January 23rd at 4.15″, which is just a touch below-normal.  We’ll likely see the total go above-normal as some rain moves in Tuesday and again Wednesday night.  Some areas could … Continue reading

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Cold Front South Of Acadiana…

You can see the cold front that moved through Acadiana this morning very well on the visible satellite. The cold front brought us some showers and storms, but the severe weather stayed well north of Acadiana. Behind the cold front, … Continue reading

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Stalling Cold Front

In my forecast this morning I discussed a cold front that would stall over the middle portions of Acadiana today and then would lift back out to the northeast never making its way entirely through our area. Meteorologist always talk … Continue reading

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