Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hot & Dry…

As high pressure aloft sits over Acadiana for the rest of the week, it will be hot with very low rain chances. Highs each day will be in the mid to upper 90s with a heat index near 105. The … Continue reading

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Watching The Tropics…

We have a new investigation area in the Atlantic Basin, Invest 99L.  This tropical wave is moving westward and has shown bursts of deep convection early this week.  Slow organization is possible over the coming days.  Here’s a look at … Continue reading

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A Rainy Month…

More rain fell in Lafayette Parish Friday, upping the official total at the airport.  After the afternoon downpours, the monthly total stood at 10.94″, or a whopping 7.33″ above the normal thru July 27, which is 5.61″.  With small rain … Continue reading

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We Have A Winner!

We have a winner in our “Weather: You Like it or Not?” Generator Giveaway from TV-10 and Metro Electric.  Congratulations to Teresa Auger from Scott.  She e-mailed us this picture of Tropical Storm Debby.  We had around 1,500 entries and … Continue reading

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A Wet July…

An early-evening thunderstorm unleashed on the north side of Lafayette Tuesday, dumping up to a few inches of rain in spots.  The rain soaked Lafayette Regional Airport, the official weather observation site for the city.  As a result, the record … Continue reading

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Finally Looking to Dry Up

The start of the July has certainly been a wet one and that is an understatement. For the month of July the airport in Lafayette has recorded a total of 8.38″ of rain through yesterday. With more storms that popped … Continue reading

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With some parts of the country experiencing severe drought conditions, we have to be thankful in Acadiana.  Most of us are actually running a surplus of rainfall for the year.  These numbers are for Lafayette.  By contrast, check out this … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness…

We are into the first half hurricane season, and I had a chance today to talk about hurricane preparedness to a large group of folks at the Opelousas Civic Center. Regardless of what kind’ve season is predicted, we should always … Continue reading

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A Drier Week…

For many, last week was very wet across Acadiana as an upper level low and deep moisture sat over Acadiana. It rained at my house for about 10 days in a row. That upper level low has shifted into Texas, … Continue reading

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Keeping the Streak Alive

A: July 5th With the Lafayette Airport receiving another dose of rainfall today the streak for consecutive days of rainfall at the airport is now at 10 days. July is typically our second wettest month of the year and it … Continue reading

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