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October hurricanes and Louisiana

October hurricanes and Louisiana

Posted 12:06 PM 10/1/2020 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

We are officially past the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, but that does not mean we are done with the tropics.In fact, some of the worst hurricanes to strike the United States have occurred in the month of October.Two years ago this month, Hurricane Michael slammed (More)

Yesterday

A pair of fronts set to reinforce fall conditions

Posted 4:51 AM 10/1/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Reaching 50 degrees on Wednesday morning marked the lowest temperature since April 17 when Metro Airport thermometers settled at 49 degrees. While that will likely be the coolest reading of the 7-Day Forecast, below average temperatures will continue.

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9/29/2020

Pleasant persistence

Posted 4:41 PM 9/29/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Perhaps the most pleasant stretch of weather since last spring is upon the Baton Rouge area. A few weak, reinforcing cold fronts will maintain this pattern through the weekend.

The Next 24 Hours: Beneath clear skies and with light winds, low temperatures will fall into the (More)

9/28/2020

Reach deep into the closet, autumn temperatures have arrived

Posted 5:05 AM 9/29/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

A taste of fall has arrived. With a cold front pushing through the region Monday evening, temperatures are set to reach their coolest mark in more than 4 months.

The Next 24 Hours: Showers will quickly end from west to east overnight. Some stubborn clouds could linger into (More)

9/27/2020

First taste of fall arrives this week

Posted 9:47 PM 9/27/2020 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

Tonight: A few clouds around overnight, but overall a quiet night. It will continue to feel more summer-like with southerly winds in place, pumping in more moisture to the area. Lows will be in the upper 60s to around 70.

Tomorrow: The morning will start (More)

9/25/2020

PSL season begins in Louisiana, Mississippi next week

Posted 12:38 PM 9/26/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Your upcoming weekend will feature fair, seasonable weather. We cannot rule out a stray shower, but overall quiet conditions are anticipated.

The Next 24 Hours: Skies will continue their gradual clearing trend overnight. Low temperatures will dip into the mid 60s. A mix of (More)

9/26/2020

Quiet end to the weekend, Big changes next week

Posted 9:52 PM 9/26/2020 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

Tonight: A calm evening with just a few clouds overnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s.

Tomorrow: Expect a nice and mild end to the weekend with plenty of sunshine. Highs will be in the mid to upper 80s.

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9/25/2020

La Nina and snowfall in south Louisiana

La Nina and snowfall in south Louisiana

Posted 8:03 AM 9/26/2020 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

We are currently in a La Nina phase of the ENSO pattern, with more specific details on what that means you can read Dr.Josh's blog on the topic here ( (More)

9/24/2020

Clouds to move out this weekend, cold front to move in next week

Clouds to move out this weekend, cold front to move in next week

Posted 5:01 AM 9/25/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

After days of dreary conditions, a return of sunshine is around the corner. It looks as though an autumn cold front will arrive just in time of October.  

The Next 24 Hours: Trailing cloud cover will start to break from west to east overnight as the (More)

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