Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Wet Meteorological Winter…

Meteorological winter runs from December 1 thru February 28, so it’s time to look at the past three months and tally the rain numbers.  As you might imagine, winter was a wet one in South Louisiana.  Many of us picked … Continue reading

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Coldest AIr Of The Winter?

We may see the coldest air of the winter this weekend as temperatures will dip into the upper 20s to low 30s. The coldest reading at Lafayette Regional Airport this winter was on the morning of December 27th. It went … Continue reading

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Eyeing An Early March Freeze…

A passing cold front Monday evening will bring about the end of any rainfall and usher in cool and windy weather for Tuesday.  An even stronger blast of cold air arrives for the end of the week and weekend.  This … Continue reading

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Another Severe Weather Chance?!?

Stop me if you have heard this before but once again all of Acadiana is outlined in a slight risk for severe weather on Monday. Unlike the past few events I feel this one is more warranted. Energy that is … Continue reading

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Winter Plans A Late-Season Punch…

If you’re itching to get into the garden and plant all those spring vegetables, I caution you to hold off!  This is a map showing projected temperatures at 850 mb (~4,500′ for us) next Friday evening, March 1, at 6 … Continue reading

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Western System Promises Severe Weather…

Our severe weather threat Thursday will be sparked by this system, rolling through California as of Tuesday afternoon.  It will move into the Plains later Wednesday before turning northward.  Across Louisiana we’re facing a risk of damaging, straight-line winds Thursday … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Thursday?

A potent storm system will move through Acadiana Thursday, and we may see some severe weather as it passes through Acadiana. This system will have strong wind shear, but the instability won’t be very impressive. With the strong wind shear, … Continue reading

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Another Active Weather Pattern

Another active weather pattern is setting up for Acadiana for the upcoming week. Starting on Monday rain chances and winds will begin to increase throughout the day with showers and a few storms likely later Monday into very early Tuesday. … Continue reading

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A Nice Stretch Of Weather…

We will end the week much better than we started it as high pressure will control our weather through the weekend. Having today’s weather on Mardi Gras would have been great, but sometimes the timing is a little off in … Continue reading

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A Wet Start To 2013…

The year is off to a wet start with total rainfall at Lafayette coming in at over 14″ through the 13th.  That gives us a surplus of over 6.5″ since the beginning of January.  Going back to the beginning of … Continue reading

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