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Low Severe Threat in Acadiana this Monday, December 6th

Showers and storms are likely in Acadiana this Monday, December 6th, 2021 as a cold front moves through the area. There is a low risk for severe weather as a few storms could contain damaging winds, large hail, and/or a weak tornado. The greatest threat will be between approximately 10:00 am to 4:00 pm as […] → Read More

Josh Duggar trial to begin over child pornography charges

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in former reality TV star Josh Duggar’s trial over federal child pornography charges. Duggar, who appeared in TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting,” was charged in April with two counts of downloading and possessing child pornography. A federal Homeland Security agent in May testified that […] → Read More

Scattered Rain Expected Thanksgiving Afternoon

Unfortunately, we are tracking scattered rain for Thanksgiving Day in Acadiana. A strong cold front will sweep through our area Thursday leading to showers and storms during the afternoon and evening hours. The bulk of the rain will happen between Noon to 7:00 pm. No severe weather is expected nor are we concerned with a […] → Read More

Near-Total Lunar Eclipse Happening Very Early Friday Morning

One of the longest partial lunar eclipses in nearly 600 years will happen during the very early morning hours of Friday. A lunar eclipse happens when the shadow of the Earth is cast onto the moon, giving the moon a reddish, darker color in appearance. The best time to view the lunar eclipse is at […] → Read More

Preliminary Survey Confirms an EF-2 Tornado Occurred in Lake Charles

The National Weather Service out of Lake Charles conducted a tornado survey south of Lake Charles on Wednesday after reports of several homes damaged within a neighborhood east of Elliot Road. The preliminary survey found that a 300-yard wide EF-2 Tornado with 130 mph winds was on the ground for 2 miles as it traveled […] → Read More

Severe Weather Threat in Acadiana on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be likely in Acadiana on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 as a significant cold front moves through the area. The Storm Prediction Center already has all of Acadiana outlined in their “Slight Risk” Outlook. A “Slight Risk” is considered a 2 out of 5 for the likelihood to see severe weather. […] → Read More

Tropical Activity Settling Down

Heading into the month of October tropical activity is starting to settle down across the Atlantic Basin. Hurricane Sam finally weakened below a major hurricane over the weekend. Sam continues to move well into the northern Atlantic Ocean over the next several days. Tropical Depression Victor has weakened significantly too. In fact, the National Hurricane […] → Read More

Fall Cold Front Brings Much Cooler Weather into Acadiana this Workweek

The first real cold front of the season is poised to move through Acadiana late Tuesday but the next couple of days will be hot and humid. Fall officially starts on Wednesday. The cold front is currently located across the Rockies this morning with temperatures in the 40s to 50s behind the front. This much […] → Read More

Tropics Remain Very Active but No Threats to the Gulf at this Time

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring several disturbances across the Atlantic for tropical development. Two areas have a high likelihood for development with the next names on the list being Odette and Peter. Closest to home is a board area of low pressure located off the east coast of Florida. This disturbance has a 70% […] → Read More

Tropical Trouble Heading into Gulf Could Bring Impacts to Acadiana Next Week

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring another area of storminess in the Caribbean Sea associated with a weak tropical wave as it moves over Central America. There is a 60% chance that a tropical system forms from this area over the next 5 days as it moves into the Bay of Campeche. Regardless of development, […] → Read More

After Hurricane Ida, Tropical Activity Remains High

Unfortunately, we cannot let our guard down after Hurricane Ida as tropical activity remains very high with several areas being monitored by the National Hurricane Center. There are no immediate threats to the Gulf of Mexico at this time. Tropical Storm Julian and Tropical Depression 10 formed yesterday. Julian has since quickly dissipated moving into […] → Read More

Tropical Activity Possible in the Gulf this Weekend

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring 3 separate tropical areas from the central Atlantic Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, all of which have a medium chance for development over the next 5 days. The 2 areas in the Atlantic Ocean should pose little to no threat to land as most models keep the disturbances in […] → Read More

Very Hot Start to the Workweek with Active Weather on the Horizon

The very hot and mostly quiet weather from the weekend continues this Monday but active weather is expected later in the workweek with slightly cooler temperatures. A Heat Advisory is in place for northeastern Acadiana today. The heat index in much of our area will range from 105° to 112° today. Make sure to hydrate […] → Read More

Fred Dissipates, Grace Heads Towards the Southern Gulf, and Henri Forms Near Bermuda

The tropics are active again with two active systems, and Fred made landfall yesterday. Tropical Storm Fred made landfall yesterday afternoon near Panama City Beach, FL, with winds at 60 mph. Fred has now weakened into a tropical depression as it moves northward towards the Smoky Mountains. Heading over to the Caribbean Sea, Tropical Storm […] → Read More

Fred Makes Landfall, Grace Heads Towards the Southern Gulf, and Henri Could Form Soon in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Fred will make landfall across the western panhandle of Florida today while Tropical Depression Grace heads due west through the Caribbean Sea this week. Tropical Storm Fred is starting to strengthen as it makes its way towards the panhandle of Florida today. Winds are at 50 mph as movement is due north at […] → Read More

Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven Expected to Become Tropical Storm Grace this Weekend

The National Hurricane Center has designated an area of low pressure in the central Atlantic Ocean as Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven. PTC Seven is expected to form into a depression soon and eventually reach tropical storm strength this weekend. The next name on the list is Grace. The forecast uncertainty is high in regards to […] → Read More

Tropical Activity Increasing as Disturbance Heads into the Caribbean

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a low-pressure system just east of the Caribbean Sea that is producing a good amount of showers and thunderstorms. This disturbance has the designation of Invest 94L. As of this morning, the NHC has a 70% chance that this becomes at least a tropical depression in the next 5 […] → Read More

Typical August Weather this Workweek

Typical August heat, humidity, and rain chances are expected for Acadiana through much of the workweek. Temperatures are starting Monday in the mid to upper 70s before reaching 93° during the afternoon. The muggy conditions will push the heat index into the 100s. Make sure to hydrate and take breaks when working outside. There are […] → Read More

Muggier Weather Returns this Weekend Along with Rain Chances

The break from the summer humidity continues this Friday but muggier air returns this weekend. Temperatures aren’t as “cool” as Thursday morning but most areas are flirting with the upper 60s to start your Friday. Highs will be back near 90° under partly cloudy skies as the weather remains quiet with low humidity in Acadiana. […] → Read More

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