2019 Hurricane Season

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Chris Miller
October 31, 2019 - 12:32 pm
Halloween is here, and it's going to be the coldest night so far this season. This Canadian air is actually a little late in getting here, according to Louisiana Climatologist Barry Keim. "I'm surprised it took this long to finally get this firs real surge of Canadian air down here," said Keim. "We...
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Chris Miller
October 25, 2019 - 3:53 pm
The National Hurricane Center this afternoon upgraded depression number 17 to Tropical Storm Olga. The storm is headed for the central Louisiana coast and is expected to merge with a cold front and become a post-tropical low with gale-force winds in a matter of hours. BREAKING: Tropical Storm Olga...
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Chris Miller
September 27, 2019 - 3:07 pm
UPDATE 4:00 p.m.: The National Hurricane Center says Karen has degraded to a surface trough. Things have turned much quieter in the tropical Atlantic, where only two named storms currently exist, and one of them may dissipate "at any time," according to the National Hurricane Center. The tropics...
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Chris Miller
September 17, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Imelda weakened to a depression after making lanfall in Texas this afternoon, but it is expected to dump a lot of rain on southeastern Texas as it moves slowly inland. "Imelda is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 6 to 12 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 18 inches across the...
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Chris Miller
September 17, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Tropical weather in the Atlantic Ocean made some significant developments today, with the ninth named storm and tenth tropical depression of the year. Tropical Storm Imelda formed just miles off the Texas coast early this afternoon. It is moving north and likely will make landfall in the next few...
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Chris Miller
September 14, 2019 - 4:51 pm
Tropical Storm Humberto is moving north-northwest but a sharp turn to the northeast is expected Monday before it would make landfall on the U.S. east coast. There are currently no watches or warnings associated with Humberto. But the storm's proximity to coast could make for dangerous conditions...
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Chris Miller
September 13, 2019 - 5:17 pm
The National Hurricane Center this afternoon upgraded Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine to Tropical Depression status. The depression could become Tropical Storm Humberto this weekend, and possibly become Category One Hurricane Humberto next week. Its forecast predicts it will curve away from the U.S...
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Chris Miller
September 12, 2019 - 3:42 pm
The National Hurricane Center has dubbed the tropical rain system over the southern half of the Bahamas as "Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine." It has not developed any closed circulation for forecasts to lock in on, though. Forecasters also note that winds within the system are not all that strong...
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Chris Miller
September 11, 2019 - 7:57 am
The price of gasoline is up slightly this past week, and we could see some changes at the pump fairly quickly, according to AAA. It’s September, the kids are back in school, and pretty much no one is taking road trips, but the price of gasoline has crept up to $2.156 on average in metro New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
September 10, 2019 - 8:01 am
Today is the peak of hurricane season – the day we statistically have the most tropical activity in the Atlantic. Emergency officials say that even though we’re now hitting the back-side of the season, we still need to be prepared. Hurricane Barry might not have been a major storm, but it has...
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