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Steam into September

Steam into September

Posted 4:56 AM 8/31/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Humidity has returned and temperatures will be right where they should be as August ends and September begins.

THE FORECAST:

Today and tonight: Similar to Sunday, you can expect mainly sunny skies and a little uptick in humidity. Temperatures will (More)

8/29/2015

Erika is gone, but for good?

Erika is gone, but for good?

Posted 9:15 AM 8/29/2015 by Meteorologist Robert Gauthreaux III

After battling the high terrain of Hispaniola and Cuba, as well as wind shear and some dry air, Erika is essentially "no more." The remnants are now over south Cuba.

The remnants of Erika are still forecast to move north into the extreme eastern Gulf of Mexico, this bringing heavy rainfall (More)

8/28/2015

Death toll rising in Dominica as 'Erika' nears Hispaniola

Death toll rising in Dominica as 'Erika' nears Hispaniola

Posted 4:31 PM 8/28/2015 by Ezequiel Abiu Lopez and Carlisle Jno Baptiste

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - The death toll from Tropical Storm Erika is rising on the Caribbean island of Dominica as the system bears down on the Dominican Republic. Dominica Police Chief Daniel Carbon says additional bodies have been recovered from mudslide areas in the (More)

8/27/2015

ERIKA UPDATE: winds up, track shifts

ERIKA UPDATE: winds up, track shifts

Posted 6:17 AM 8/27/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Tropical Storm Erika continues to battle through dry air and wind shear while impacting the Leeward Islands.

The National Hurricane Center forecast cone has shifted north and east. The latest projection passes the storm east of Florida’s Coast on Monday. Most forecast models are now (More)

8/26/2015

ERIKA UPDATE: remains weak, strengthening possible

ERIKA UPDATE: remains weak, strengthening possible

Posted 5:03 PM 8/26/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Tropical Storm Erika found a very difficult environment on Tuesday and as a result did not show much change in intensity.

National Hurricane Center forecasts still position Erika near the South Florida Coast by Sunday as a category one hurricane. There is some uncertainty as to where (More)

8/25/2015

ERIKA UPDATE: gradual strengthening expected

ERIKA UPDATE: gradual strengthening expected

Posted 9:34 PM 8/25/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Tropical Storm Erika was named on Monday Night and early the forecast suggests that Erika is worth a closer watch than Danny.

While there is no active threat for the state of Louisiana, Erika is expected to survive well into the Western Atlantic, meaning it could get closer to the United (More)

8/24/2015

Erika forms in the Atlantic

Erika forms in the Atlantic

Posted 11:10 PM 8/24/2015 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE - No concern yet, but forecasters are watching what has now become Tropical Storm Erika in the central, tropical Atlantic.

Erika, the fifth named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, was named after becoming an organized storm Monday night. The National Hurricane Center (More)

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