Monthly Archives: August 2012

Isaac’s Forecast…

The computer models are consistent with Issac making a path over Cuba then to Florida. With what’s going on in the mid and upper levels of the atmosphere, I think this will happen. It looks as though Isaac will move … Continue reading

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Tropical Threat?

There is a tropical disturbance over the Atlantic that we will be watching closely over the week or two. This disturbance may become a tropical depression or even a tropical storm soon. A few of the computer models think this … Continue reading

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Could This Be Isaac???

This is Invest AL94 located west of the Cape Verde Islands heading westwards at 20-25mph. I’m a little surprised by the way visible satellite looked this afternoon that this is not at least Tropical Depression 9. Most models have this … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Gordon

Tropical Storm Gordon formed yesterday out in the Central Atlantic. Gordon is the seventh named storm of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season. For a brief period of time, Gordon may become a hurricane, but it won’t become a strong hurricane. … Continue reading

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A Look At Meteorological Summer Thus Far…

We have seen a good amount of rainfall this summer, along with slightly “cooler” air.  Thru Monday, our rainfall total boasts a surplus of 7.56″, while the average temperature has been -0.33° compared to normal.  Not much will change for … Continue reading

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Typical August Weather…

We will see typical August weather for the rest of the week with temperatures close to average, but the heat index will be over 100 each afternoon. Rain chances will be very low for the next few days, but the … Continue reading

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Its All Downhill From Here

From a climatology stand point we are in the hottest part of the year for Lafayette with an average high temperature of 93°. The good news is we will start to see the high temperatures slowly decline as you can … Continue reading

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A New Tropical Depression…

Tropical Depression Seven formed earlier today out over the Atlantic Ocean. More than likely, this will become Tropical Storm Gordan tomorrow. As of now, it looks as though slow strengthening will occur over the next week, but it may take … Continue reading

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A Cold Front In August?

A cold front is moving across the Midwest, and it looks as though this cold front may may through Acadiana this weekend. It’s very rare to see a cold front move through Acadiana this time of year, but we may … Continue reading

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No Impacts From Ernesto…

We’re are fairly certain that Ernesto will not move toward Acadiana. Tropical Storm Ernesto may become a hurricane over the next day of so, but it will stay well south of Acadiana. Last week some of the models brought Ernesto … Continue reading

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