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Zap, crack, boom

Zap, crack, boom

Posted 9:49 AM 7/31/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

It was an explosion of wood and bark outside when lightning struck a tree during Thursday Afternoon's storms.

From their Shenandoah area Baton Rouge home, George and Stacey Tull said, “the power surged, house shook and we heard the loudest explosion.”

 

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7/30/2015

Alas, liquid!

Alas, liquid!

Posted 9:22 AM 7/30/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

For the parched lawns and gardens, scattered showers and thunderstorms are back in play for the coming few days.

On Wednesday, showers actually outperformed the forecast bringing rain to 70% of the viewing area while only 20% coverage was anticipated.

As far as an impact on the (More)

7/29/2015

3 weeks in a row

3 weeks in a row

Posted 4:49 AM 7/29/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

Tuesday marked 21 straight days with above average highs of 94° and up which is the 3rd longest such stretch on record. This warm spell has set an all-time mark with 8 straight days without going below 78° from July 17-24. There have been 18 days over 95° this month (More)

7/28/2015

More hot Louisiana sun

More hot Louisiana sun

Posted 4:53 AM 7/28/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

We notch a few more highs in the upper 90s before better rain coverage allows for some cooler afternoons.

THE FORECAST:

Today and tonight: A mostly sunny afternoon will again be offered up pushing high temperatures into the upper 90s. As has been (More)

7/27/2015

Picking up where we left off

Picking up where we left off

Posted 5:06 AM 7/27/2015 by Meteorologist Josh Eachus

The stretch of above average heat will continue as we advance into the final week of July.

THE FORECAST:

Today and tonight: Mostly sunny skies will allow another afternoon to offer temperatures in the upper 90s. Rain shower chances are below (More)

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