WBRZ Weather

3/12/2014

Recent cold front stirs quite a scene

Recent cold front stirs quite a scene

Posted 3:45 PM 3/12/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

The cold front that swept through our region on Wednesday, eliminating clouds and returning the sun, stirred up a lot more than just the winds in portions of New Mexico and Texas.

A sharp change in wind direction led to strong northerly winds, which kicked up a wall of dust, also known as (More)

3/11/2014

Rainy Tuesday

Rainy Tuesday

Posted 3:38 AM 3/11/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

With low pressure chugging out of the Gulf of Mexico and across Southeastern Louisiana, we can expect a pretty good batch of showers today. Rain will fall steadiest and heaviest in the middle of the day. Since the storm is too our south, leaving us on the cooler, northern side of the system, the (More)
3/10/2014

Mild with some sunshine

Mild with some sunshine

Posted 4:28 AM 3/10/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

A weak area of high pressure that has been influencing our weather since Friday is slowly starting to fade northeastward. It should provide just enough subsiding air today for us to find partly sunny skies and a mild high temperature in the mid-70s. A low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico is (More)

3/8/2014

An El Nino fact sheet

An El Nino fact sheet

Posted 5:06 PM 3/8/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

With the possibility of an El Niño developing later this year, here is a list of the things worth clarifying about the phenomenon:

1. There is currently NOT an El Niño

2. The 75% likelihood of an (More)

3/7/2014

El Nino possible this year

Posted 4:39 PM 3/8/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

The notorious and often misunderstood climate controlling ocean current, El Niño, is poised for a return this summer. Such an event could have major implications on Louisiana weather and the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

El Niño is the positive phase of the El Niño (More)

3/6/2014

Scattered Showers

Scattered Showers

Posted 3:46 AM 3/6/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

An upper level trough is swinging through the area and triggering scattered rain showers. This, plus ongoing cloud cover will make for a fairly dreary day. Rain activity will start to break apart during the afternoon, but skies should be slow to clear. Given the obstructed skies and a northerly (More)

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