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  • Keep it going

    October 20, 2014

    Another week of quiet weather is ahead.

    Forecast Discussion: A surface high pressure system positioned in the Southeastern United States will continue calm weather through Tuesday. A weak cold front will sink into the Gulf of Mexico by Wednesday Afternoon, but like its predecessor, with little moisture to work with, this one will pass dry. The front will usher in a... more »

  • Dry, warmer

    October 17, 2014

    While warmth will be on the rise, humidity will remain well below oppressive levels.

    Forecast Discussion: The surface high pressure that has brought about tranquil weather over the last several days will chug toward the Florida Coast today. Resulting will be a bit of a southerly component to the local winds and thermometers will respond with the warmest day... more »

  • Back to normal

    October 16, 2014

    After a cool morning, temperatures will begin returning to average.

    Forecast Discussion: A surface high pressure system is stretching across the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Its proximity to the local area will continue to keep calm weather in the forecast through the remainder of the week. This high will also keep west to southwesterly winds in place so temperatures will go... more »

  • Keep calm and love the cool

    October 15, 2014

    The Baton Rouge area will notch another cooler than average day.

    Forecast Discussion: A weak but broad area of surface high pressure will translate from Texas into the Northern Gulf of Mexico by Thursday. Until then, cooler than average temperatures will prevail with mainly clear skies. As that high slides east by week's end, a weak trough to our north will... more »

  • The Payoff

    October 14, 2014

    After a noisy Monday, Southeast Louisiana returns to a pattern more typical of autumn.

    Forecast Discussion: With a cold front through the region, the Baton Rouge area will once again slip into a very repetitive weather pattern. However, this time around, it will be much more comfortable! Cold and dry air advection is occurring from northwest to southeast through the area.... more »

  • Stay Weather Aware Today

    October 13, 2014

    The entire area faces an elevated risk for severe weather on Monday prior to an extended period of cooler, more seasonable weather.

    Forecast Discussion: An approaching cold front will be the focal point of the going forecast as it presents a severe weather threat for today and then provides (welcome) relief from the above average heat and humidity through the remainder... more »

  • The monotony is coming to a close...

    October 12, 2014

    You can expect Sunday to be a repeat of Saturday with temperatures in the upper 80s, isolated thunderstorms, and a muggy feel. Cooling down only to the lower 70s overnight with some patchy fog, then it all changes.

    Monday will start off partly sunny with temperatures reaching the upper 80s, then a cold front is expected in the late evening, which... more »

  • Just keep swimming through the humidity

    October 10, 2014

    It hasn't changed too much this week as we've kept a summer-like feel. An area of high pressure in the eastern Gulf of Mexico is helping to keep the warm and humid conditions in the forecast. Although the chance of showers aren't impossible, rain coverage will be fairly low over the next couple days. Perhaps a better chance of showers... more »

  • Deja vu

    October 9, 2014

    Similar story as yesterday, as well as through the weekend. An area of high pressure off the east coast of Florida is helping keep the warm and humid conditions in the forecast. Although not impossible, rain chances are fairly low over the next few days. Perhaps a better chance of showers exists through the weekend as a weak front pushes... more »

  • Bloody Moon, bloody humidity

    October 8, 2014

    After a reddish lunar eclipse Wednesday Morning, humidity will grab headlines through week's end.

    Forecast Discussion: An upper level-ridge of higher pressure and warmer temperatures will move over the Gulf South for the rest of the week. This ridge will promote subsiding air and serve to quell the development of showers and thunderstorms. Where lake and sea breezes interact with slightly... more »

  • Back to that

    October 7, 2014

    The reminder of the week will feature a return of the summer-like, sticky conditions that briefly broke last weekend.

    Forecast Discussion: Surface features will be few and far between for South Louisiana over the next several days. While a light southerly wind remains in place-this will amount to a steady increase in humidity and also temperatures over the next several days.... more »

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