Monthly Archives: October 2012

Storm Surge From Sandy…

Below is a look at the storm surge generated by Sandy in the New York City area.  The storm tides are quite impressive, factoring in the storm surge and the actual tide values, which were especially high due to the … Continue reading

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Patchy Frost…

We saw the coldest morning we’ve seen in almost eight months across Acadiana. The last time we were into the upper 30s to low 40s was early March. We did have reports of patchy frost across Acadiana, which is normal … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Makes Landfall…

Here’s a look at Hurricane Sandy Monday afternoon when it was just offshore of New Jersey, packing sustained winds of 90 mph.  The pressure was at 940 mb, which is the lowest observed pressure in recorded history for the Northeast, … Continue reading

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Worst-Case Scenario Is Most-Likely Scenario…

We look to be facing down the barrel of an historic storm for the Northeast as Hurricane Sandy moves northward and a deep trough of low pressure moves in from the west.  There’s a pocket of energy in the atmosphere … Continue reading

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A Chilly Weekend…

We will see the coldest air we’ve seen since last winter across Acadiana as temperatures will fall into the upper 30s to low 40s this weekend and into early next week. A strong cold front is moving through Acadiana, and … Continue reading

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An Historic Storm In The Offing?

Here’s a look at Hurricane Sandy Wednesday afternoon, just after slamming Jamaica.  The latest computer model guidance is inching closer to what could be an historic storm set-up for the Northeast.  A potent storm system and trough of low pressure … Continue reading

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What If???

We’re tracking Tropical Storm Sandy in the Caribbean, moving to the NNE and taking aim on Jamaica Wednesday.  A move the NNE will continue, but the question is, for how long?  While many models curve Sandy to the NE, the … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Sandy…

Tropical Storm Sandy continues to strengthen and Sandy may become a hurricane over the next 24 hours. Sandy will move north toward Jamaica, then she should move across the eastern parts of Cuba. She may be a hurricane as she … Continue reading

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Cooler Air Is On The Way…

It will be a warm day today across Acadiana, but I am tracking a cold front across the northern parts of the country. That cold front will move through tomorrow, bringing in a few showers, but the better chance of … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Rafael

Here’s a look at the latest forecast track for Tropical Storm Rafael. As you can see Rafael will continue with the northerly path towards Bermuda. Rafael will track away from the Gulf. as well as, the entire US coastline. By … Continue reading

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