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In 1980 a significant drought was evident within the southern tier of states and Baton Rouge. The ever-present afternoon-evening convective showers we also comprised. I remember numerous areas of brown... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, September 19 2018 Sep 19, 2018 Wednesday, September 19, 2018 9:50:44 PM CDT September 19, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
There are ninety-eight areas in the United States, including the Baton Rouge area, that do not meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ground-level ozone. Ground level ozone is... More >>
2 days ago Tuesday, September 18 2018 Sep 18, 2018 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:59:01 PM CDT September 18, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
On September 16, 2005, Ophelia scraped the Carolina coast with winds at 85 m.p.h. Carolinians remember 1999 and Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd and Irene. Recovery operations from those storms lasted through... More >>
6 days ago Friday, September 14 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Friday, September 14, 2018 5:00:14 PM CDT September 14, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column

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When my daughter, Katie, was a baby girl, we would visit University Lakes for a "duck feeding." We'd go through... More >>
3 weeks ago Tuesday, August 28 2018 Aug 28, 2018 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT August 28, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
Even though the dew point slid from "uncomfortable" to "sticky" the cold front that bridged through the area last night... More >>
4 weeks ago Thursday, August 23 2018 Aug 23, 2018 Thursday, August 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT August 23, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
During my younger years, the backyard was the playground as our house was situated on almost an acre of land.... More >>
4 weeks ago Wednesday, August 22 2018 Aug 22, 2018 Wednesday, August 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT August 22, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
Once our late afternoon thunderstorms end, our “weather-watchers” forward spectacular pictures of sunsets that we share with our viewers. Research... More >>
1 month ago Tuesday, August 21 2018 Aug 21, 2018 Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT August 21, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
Years ago my brothers and I would settle in to enjoy episodes of the “Three Stooges” on rainy summer afternoons.... More >>
1 month ago Saturday, August 18 2018 Aug 18, 2018 Saturday, August 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT August 18, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column

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