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Weathering The Storm 2014

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  • Storms then relief

    July 28, 2014

    Improbably, another mid-summer cold front will make its way into the Gulf of Mexico this week providing some relief from oppressive heat and humidity.

    Forecast Discussion: With the aid of an amplifying upper-level trough of lower pressure and cooler air, a cold front will drop south today out of the Upper... more »

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  • Cold front arrives tonight

    July 28, 2014

    Another partly sunny, hot and humid day is expected across Southeastern Louisiana and Southern Mississippi. Look for high temperatures to reach the mid 90s with high humidity pushing afternoon feels-like temperatures over 100° again. By the afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will develop from north to south along a well-advertised... more »
  • Pat Shingleton: Thanks a lot Doug

    July 27, 2014

    As noted in Sunday's column, heat waves initiated cool-downs. Years ago, the inflatable pool was "shot-up" by Doug Kelly's B.B. gun. Mom instructed us to fill the wash tub with cold water and stick my brother Kevin in there for a few days. He enjoyed it even though his lips... more »