Monthly Archives: April 2012

Rain Totals So Far In 2012…

As April ends and now with a third of the year in the books, this is a good time to see where we stand with the rain gauge.  The total at Lafayette Regional Airport thru 4/30 is 22.33″, or 4.50″ … Continue reading

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Strong Cap is Keeping us Nice and Dry

With the Live Doppler 10 Blog I like to go more in depth and show more of the science portion of weather. Above is a tool we use called an upper air sounding. At the NWS office in Lake Charles … Continue reading

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A Rainbow Of Sorts…

Check out this cool picture sent to us from Shannon Bourque in Franklin, taken midday Friday.  This rainbow in the cirrus cloud above is called…anyone?…a circumhorizontal arc.  Sounds lilke a medical procedure, I know!  This is a rare occurrence that … Continue reading

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Warmer Air Has Returned….

Earlier this week overnight lows were in the upper 40s to low 50s; there’s no doubt the warmer air has made it back into Acadiana. This morning lows were in the upper 60s to low 70s, and it looks as … Continue reading

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The Heat Builds West…

Check out these 4 PM temperatures Wednesday – talk about a scorcher out West!  The Texas Panhandle had temperatures at or above 100°.  We were warm, but nowhere near that!  The intense heat isn’t coming our way anytime soon.  Instead, … Continue reading

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Dry and Warm…

We have seen some very nice weather over the last couple of days. The weather started off cool, but much warmer air is headed toward Acadiana. We will see a strong south wind return today, pushing temperatures into the mid … Continue reading

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

It will be a great night to view the Lyrid Meteor Shower as the cloud coverage gets out of Acadiana. Under clear skies and with the addition of a new moon we will have perfect viewing conditions to watch the … Continue reading

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If you are interested in the weather and want to learn how meteorologists forecast, I’ll show you!  I’m teaching a class on Friday, June 15, in Lafayette thru the ULL Continuing Education program.  From analyzing current radar, satellite, surface and … Continue reading

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Weather 101 For Kids…

Feed your child’s fascination of weather by having them attend this three-hour session with a real meteorologist!  KLFY TV-10 Chief Meteorologist David Paul will explain a variety of weather topics on a level your child will understand.  From cold fronts … Continue reading

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Cool Mornings…

The last two mornings have been cool as temperatures have dipped into the low to mid 50s. The air is refreshing, and it’s a nice break from the above average temperatures we have seen for most of the spring. A … Continue reading

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