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)
Posted 3:38 AM 3/11/2014 by Meteorologist Josh EachusWith 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)
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)
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)
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)