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Jim Hanzo
June 02, 2019 - 5:02 pm
More steamy, hot weater again for Monday. There is a very slight chance for a spotty shower. We'll keep an eye on Invest 91 in the Bay of Campeche. "Right now it is just a broad area of low pressure," said WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin. "The National Hurricane Center is giving it a medium...
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Jim Hanzo
March 31, 2019 - 9:34 pm
The work week starts off chilly but will warm up later in the week. Look for temps to get up to the 60s Monday and Tuesday. Monday, some clouds and maybe some sunshine. "By Tuesday lots of sunshine for at least the next couple of days after that," said WWL-TV local weather expert Chris Franklin. We...
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Jim Hanzo
March 25, 2019 - 7:55 pm
A cold front beginning to make its way into the area has been triggering a few storms and more are possible as we continue through the evening. There is a slight possibility that some of the storms could be heavy. "We are still in a low-end risk of maybe a few isolated storms becoming strong to...
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Don Ames
March 16, 2019 - 8:25 am
Not a bad St. Patrick's Day weekend, overall. The bulk of the rain has moved out of the metro area. We'll keep a 40 percent chance for a few, isolated showers in the forecast Saturday. Most of rain, however, should remain focused along the coast or offshore. This afternoon should be an improvement...
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Jim Hanzo
March 08, 2019 - 3:56 pm
It will be unseasonably warm for the weekend with high temperatures around 80. It will be mostly cloudy warm and humid. "A better chance for showers on Sunday at about 50 percent," said local weather expert, WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin. "We may also see a bit of patchy fog on Sunday."...
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Jim Hanzo
February 24, 2019 - 3:42 pm
If you're heading to parades this evening, the weather will continue to cooperate. Expect clear skies and cool temperatures for this evening. Yet, while tonight's weather looks great, more rain is possible later in the week. A quick return flow from the Gulf as a series of upper disturbances will...
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February 24, 2019 - 6:55 am
Temperatures and humidity have fallen after the passing of a cold front early Sunday morning. "Sunday looks to be sunny and pleasant," says local weather expert, WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin. "Highs will only get into the mid 60s today and Monday," Franklin says. "We will see the return of...
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Don Ames
February 23, 2019 - 12:01 pm
WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin says Saturday parades will not see a washout. "It's not going be a washout of a day. We will see scattered showers and thunderstorms, but they should most frequent after 3 or 4 o'clock," says Franklin. "A potential line of storms could move through the metro area...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 9:30 am
Another unseasonably warm and muggy Sunday, today, with highs climbing to the upper 70s, and just a 30 percent rain chance later in the day. But, a cold front will pass through the area Sunday night, dropping overnight lows to the mid 50s, possibly the 40s, by Monday morning. That'll bring less...
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Don Ames
January 27, 2019 - 12:42 pm
After a brief respite from the winter chill, we're in for another cold snap in the metro area. Highs in the low to mid 60s Sunday and Monday will fall to the 40s Tuesday and bring a possibility of snow to the area. A Hard Freeze is expected Wednesday morning on the Northshore and even areas away...
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