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A night for the books

A night for the books

Posted 12:01 PM 4/15/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

It only makes sense for this winter that Wednesday Morning may accomplish a wintry feat unmatched in Baton Rouge history. Enough that a record low will likely fall, one more big-chill could etch the 2013-2014 winter in history.

On April 15, 2008 the morning low temperature in Baton Rouge (More)

4/14/2014

Where do I go to avoid a tornado

Where do I go to avoid a tornado

Posted 8:02 AM 4/14/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

We're well into April now, statistically the most active month for tornadoes in the United States. Due to the ever evolving patterns in weather and climate, the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center updates annual averages by (More)

4/10/2014

Annual hurricane season forecast issued

Annual hurricane season forecast issued

Posted 10:41 AM 4/10/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

According to Dr. Phillip J. Klotzbach and Dr. William Gray of Colorado State University, the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season is forecast to present below average tropical activity.

Their (More)

4/11/2014

Ending on a nice note

Ending on a nice note

Posted 9:22 AM 4/10/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Now three in a row, this afternoon will feature sunshine and warming temperatures. For the first time in two days, some clouds may begin to mix in with our sun. Winds will remain southerly at 5-10mph today but should not yet reintroduce much in the way of humidity. Tonight will follow its predecessor and check in about 5° warmer than the prior night. Some low clouds or fog may develop on account of increasing low level moisture. Either will mix out on Saturday Morning beyond dawn.

4/14/2014

A Blizznado?

A Blizznado?

Posted 4:29 AM 4/14/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Weather enthusiasts thought their eyes were playing tricks on them. The webpage for the National Weather Service in Aberdeen, South Dakota was displaying a red box inside of an orange box. That couldn't be... because that indicates a tornado warning during a blizzard warning.

However, on (More)

4/10/2014

Slightly warmer repeat

Slightly warmer repeat

Posted 3:18 AM 4/10/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

For the second day in a row, skies will feature all blue real estate and sunshine. Aided by a light southerly wind, thermometers will nose just a bit deeper into the 70s than Wednesday. The overnight hours will also be a touch warmer when compared to Wednesday. Despite mainly clear skies, south winds and rising dew points will stop the fall off in the 50s.

4/9/2014

Model Mayhem

Model Mayhem

Posted 8:01 AM 4/9/2014 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

You've likely heard meteorologists and weather forecasters reference the "models." What are these mystical characters in weather lure? Are they beautiful people with a keen knack for meteorology? Or are they some kind of futuristic atmosphere prognosticating robots? Unfortunately, they are closer (More)

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