Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Set-up For Advection Fog…

We’re at the time of year when “advection” fog becomes common. This occurs as warm, humid air well to our south travels northward over the cooler waters of the Northern Gulf. The air is cooled a bit to the dew … Continue reading

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Clouds, Clouds, Clouds…

The visible satellite image above tells the story as most of the state is cloudy, and many folks want to know when these clouds are going to get out of here. We have seen many cloudy days this winter with … Continue reading

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Winter Chill Remains In Canada…

Check out all the frigid air in Canada!  These are the 9 PM temps Monday.  The real winter chill has remained out of the U.S. for most of this winter and there won’t be any big changes as February ends.  … Continue reading

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Active Work Week and Warm!

The next 7 days looks to be an active one with humidity and temperatures in the upper 70s as well. Low pressure systems progressing eastward across the US will stick with a northerly path which means we only get very … Continue reading

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Winter Rains Ease Drought Concerns…

Good rainfall in January and February has eased drought concerns across much of Acadiana.  The latest US Drought Monitor, released Thursday morning, shows only the southeastern part of the state still in Extreme Drought.  Most areas around us are not … Continue reading

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Spring Back To Winter…

It will feel like spring today as temperatures climb into the upper 70s to low 80s, but a cold front will move through tonight, bringing back winter over the next few days. Lows tomorrow night and Saturday night will fall … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Re-cap…

We experienced widespread severe weather on Saturday.  The National Weather Service in Lake Charles confirmed one tornado, moving from Cameron Parish into Vermilion Parish.  The thunderstorm rolling thru Lafayette was the worst I’ve experienced in years!  I snapped the picture … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Forecast And Beyond…

After a very stormy Saturday, it looks as though today and Mardi Gras will be a nice days. We will see a few highs clouds today with highs in the mid 60s. A weak system will move toward Acadiana tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Another Storm Another Day of Substantial Rainfall

It seems like since the start of 2012 we have been talking about rainfall and we had another round of storms yesterday that brought a substantial amount of rain to Acadiana once again. Here’s a look at the rainfall totals … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain…

Heavy rain will be likely tomorrow, and we will see a chance of severe weather. Computer models are showing about 2 to 4 inches of rain for tomorrow, and some areas may see more than that. The rain will start … Continue reading

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