Monthly Archives: May 2012

Some areas received some much-needed rainfall on Thursday, while other areas missed out.  You can see the scattered nature of the rain.  Most spots north of I-10 saw some decent moisture, while area south weren’t so lucky.  The showers and … Continue reading

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A Cold Front?

We are tracking a cold front, which is moving toward Acadiana, and it should be here by Friday. Yes, a cold front may move through Acadiana on the first day of June. Behind the front, there is some cold air … Continue reading

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The Second Named Storm for the 2012 Season is Official

Subtropical Storm Beryl became official this weekend marking a second named storm before the official start of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season on June 1st. With a widely exposed center and elongated nature it is more subtropical and has been … Continue reading

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Beryl About To Form…

Here’s a look at the area of low pressure off the coast of North Carolina Friday evening.  This could officially be classified as Tropical (or Sub-tropical) Storm Beryl at any moment from the National Hurricane Center.  The center of circulation … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Beryl About To Form…

There’s little doubt in my mind we’re on the verge of seeing Tropical Storm Beryl form in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of the Southeast.  An area of low pressure is becoming better-defined just north of the Bahamas and … Continue reading

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There are still spots available for the Intro to Weather Forecasting class I’m teaching at ULL on Friday morning, June 15.  This is a great class for anyone interested in learning more about weather, including how meteorologists create a forecast.  … Continue reading

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Monday Rainfall Totals…

We saw some showers and storms yesterday and last night. With some of the storms, there were some healthy rainfall totals. Most of the rain was east of Lafayette, Opelousas and Abbeville, and you can see that above with the … Continue reading

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The Latest on Tropical Storm Alberto…

Tropical Storm Alberto formed over the weekend, and Alberto has been struggling to maintain tropical storm strength ever since. As of 10 AM this morning, Alberto had sustained winds at 40 mph, and Alberto should maintain tropical storm strength for … Continue reading

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First Named Storm for the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Say hello to Tropical Storm Alberto the first named storm for the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It is located just off the east coast of the Carolina’s moving very slowly to stationary. Maximum sustained winds are currently 45 mph. This … Continue reading

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We’re monitoring this disturbance off the coast of North Carolina.  There is a broad area of low pressure off the coast and a sustained area of weak convection.  Although we’re not in hurricane season yet, it’s not unusual to have … Continue reading

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