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Jim Hanzo
January 19, 2020 - 5:52 pm
Winter is back in our area. A chilly night because of a cold front. "A freeze on the Northshore and even areas away from the city early tomorrow morning, and likely again both Tuesday and Wednesday morning," said WWL-TV chief meteorologist Chris Franklin. "The chill will last through mid week, when...
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Jim Hanzo
January 03, 2020 - 5:37 pm
The weather is getting colder with temperatures falling tonight, tomorrow and Sunday. Tonight things begin to dry and clouds will start to clear early Saturday "By wake up time tomorrow morning we'll be looking at 40s and 50s to begin the day and a high of only 61,"said WWL-TV chief meteorologist...
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Jim Hanzo
November 27, 2019 - 10:03 pm
Our Thanksgiving should be nice with morning lows in the 40s and 50s to start the day. Highs will get up to the upper 60s to near 70 by the afternoon. "The 'good-feel' air will last through Black Friday with warmer and more humid air quickly returning on Saturday as a warm front moves northward out...
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Jim Hanzo
November 10, 2019 - 6:24 pm
The work week starts off with a few more clouds and temperatures in the middle 70s during the day. Then a very strongt cold front rolls in late Monday night. Ahead of the front, there will be some showers mainly during the overnight hours, wrapping up by Tuesday morning. "We are not expecting any...
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Jim Hanzo
November 06, 2019 - 9:38 pm
Today was almost spring-like with temperatures in the 70s, but we are in for some changes and it all begins on Thursday. "We may see more low 80s tomorrow as a return flow from the Gulf increases the warm air ahead of a cold front on the way for late Thursday/early Friday," WWL-TV chief...
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November 04, 2019 - 8:52 pm
WWL TV Meteorologist Chris Franklin has a new role at Channel 4. "I am honored and humbled to be named the chief meteorologist," he said in a Facebook post. "I am following in the footsteps of legends such as Al Duckworth, Nash Roberts, Dave Barnes, and Carl Arredondo." Franklin takes over for Carl...
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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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