Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard

Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard

Posted 11:03 AM 9/16/2014 by Jennifer Kay

MIAMI - U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while others fade away. This week's launches mark the first time that unmanned aircraft (More)


Rain chances returning

Rain chances returning

Posted 3:34 AM 9/15/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

After some early sunshine, showers and thunderstorms are expected to flare up in reasonable numbers this afternoon. High temperatures will be seasonably warm, near 90° and humidity will keep in the oppressive categories.

With a stationary front being the forcing mechanism for showers (More)


Interest in an Invest

Posted 11:54 AM 9/12/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Though only a tropical disturbance, and while even the most aggressive forecasts don't allow it to ever become much more, Invest 92L does have some bearing on our extended forecast. As is the case with most tropical waves, there are numerous possibilities with very different outcomes. Here is an (More)


Getting unsettled again

Getting unsettled again

Posted 3:36 AM 9/11/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Your Thursday Afternoon will bring about a few showers and thunderstorms once again. Prior to any cooling showers, it will be another hot one with mostly sunny skies early leading to a high in the low 90s.

Expect it to be mostly clear and muggy tonight with a low in the low 70s.


Hurricane Betsy, 49 years ago

Hurricane Betsy, 49 years ago

Posted 11:01 AM 9/10/2014 by Meteorologist Robert Gauthreaux III

One of the most memorable hurricanes in Louisiana's history, struck the state late on September 9th, 1965. In many ways, Hurricane Betsy mirrored Katrina, 40 years later.

Over 164,000 homes were flooded in the New Orleans area as people fled to their rooftops and around 76 people (More)


Backed down

Backed down

Posted 3:36 AM 9/9/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

It has been over a week since the forecast has undergone any significant changes.

Tuesday will be sunny early with thermometers quickly rising through the 70s and 80s into the low 90s. By afternoon, clouds will develop and may set off a few showers or thunderstorms, although lesser rain (More)

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