Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Wet Start To 2013…

Happy New Year, Acadiana!  Unfortunately, we’re facing some wet weather as a slow-moving band of rain moves in from the west during the morning hours.  Some spots may pick up over 2″ of rain, which could lead to localized flooding … Continue reading

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Hard Freeze Warnings and Freeze Warnings

The combination of mostly clear skies and subsiding winds will allow temperatures to plummet into the mid to upper 20s for most of us across Acadiana. Temps will hold the 20s for at least a few hours Sunday morning. Due … Continue reading

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Into 2013…

There is a look at the 7 Day Forecast, with half in 2012 and the other half in 2013. It looks as though the last weekend of the year will feature cool days and cold nights. We will see sunny … Continue reading

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A heck of a storm system is shaping up for much of the country over the next couple days.  A dip in the jet stream out West will induce low pressure near the Oklahoma Panhandle, moving to the NE towards … Continue reading

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Severe Weather?

A potent storm system will move through Acadiana early Thursday morning, giving us a chance of strong to severe storms late tomorrow night into early Thursday. The instability in the atmosphere will be weak, but the wind shear will be … Continue reading

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What Global Warming? None Since 1998…

The latest Global Temperature Anomaly chart released Thursday by the Earth System Science Center (ESSC) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville shows temperatures have essentially been stable since 1998.  This data is from instruments on NOAA and NASA satellites … Continue reading

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Cold Night Ahead…

Unseasonably cold weather is on the way to Acadiana for the morning hours Thursday.  We’ll see temperatures from around I-10 northward dip to the freezing mark or below.  Areas south will fall into the lower 30s, leading to frosty conditions.  … Continue reading

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Snow in Acadiana…

Not today! This was the scene four years ago today as snow fell across parts of Acadiana. Parts of St. Landry Parish received about 6 inches of snow with this event. The heaviest snowfall totals were across the northern parts … Continue reading

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Cooler AIr Finally Returns

It has been a warm start to December as the average high at the Lafayette Airport for December is 74°! But we are finally going to see a strong cold front filter in much cooler air by Monday afternoon. Tracking … Continue reading

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A Rainy Tuesday…

Many areas saw some pretty hefty rainfall totals Tuesday.  All spots in yellow on this map are estimated to have picked up over 2″ by Doppler radar.  You can see some even higher totals that I plotted.   This has been … Continue reading

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