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Weathering The Storm 2014

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  • Hottest weekend of the year?

    August 22, 2014

    Well, relatively speaking, we've been on the cool side this year, but with temperatures reaching the upper 90s, we are looking at the hottest weekend of the year thus far. August is typically the hottest month in Louisiana.

    An area of high pressure parked right over us will be keeping rain... more »

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  • Pat Shingleton: "House Wind..."

    August 22, 2014

    Once a lot is selected, the positioning of the house is determined by the prevailing wind. My grandfather stationed our Pennsylvania house in relationship to the prevailing north wind. Built in the early 1900s, his house had the front door facing west and the back door facing east. The north... more »
  • New weather products for more accurate forecasting and analysis Play Video

    August 22, 2014

    In an effort to bring you the most accurate and reliable forecasts, the WBRZ Weather Team has acquired new features with our already "state-of-the-art" weather graphics system. You have seen our Futurecast, which is an interpretation of the Rapid Precision Mesoscale model, or "RPM." The purpose of this model... more »