Meteorology

Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
February 26, 2019 - 8:47 am
“It’s not what you achieve in life; it’s what you overcome.” That quote is attributed to “Pudge” a.k.a. Major League Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk. He could have been talking about Carl Arredondo. I first met Carl at a Zephyr’s game when my daughter was 2. Soon after announcing his retirement I...
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WWL-TV
Chris Miller
February 21, 2019 - 3:21 pm
WWL-TV today announced Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo will retire next week. The 28-year veteran of the Eyewitness News team said he his eyesight is failing due to a condition known as Retinitis Pigmentosa, a deterioration of cells in the retina. His last day on the air will be Friday, March 1...
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Chris Miller
March 28, 2018 - 4:27 pm
After several days of clear skies, the clouds are back and by Thursday, so will a lot of rain. "Looks like we'll have a threat for severe starting about eleven o'clock in the morning through six o'clock in the evening," said Channel 4 Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo. "Look for about an 80...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 23, 2018 - 6:16 am
It will be beautiful weekend for outdoor activities. "The weekend will be a fantastic and warmer one!" WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum exclaimed. "We will see plenty of sun." He says highs today will be in the mid 70s. "Breezy southerly winds will help to warm us up into he lower 80s Saturday...
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Chris Miller
March 22, 2018 - 2:14 pm
The head of the local office of the National Weather Service is moving to Miami. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today announced Ken Graham as its selection for director of the National Hurricane Center. . @NOAA selects @NWS Ken Graham as director of @NWSNHC . Graham, currently...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 22, 2018 - 6:25 am
High temps today should be around 70 degrees after morning lows in the 40s and 50s. More pleasant weather is expected today thanks to an area of high pressure sitting right over us," explained WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "This means we will have plenty of sunshine." He forecasts tonight...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:27 am
(WWL.com) Today marks the start of spring. Our winter produced two snow events and a warmer than usual February. State Climatologist Barry Keim says an ongoing La Nina will help push much of the rain rain and colder temperatures to the north. "The Climate Prediction Center is calling for the warmth...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 19, 2018 - 6:29 am
last well into the day. Otherwise, we will be unusually warm on this final day of winter. "It is a mild, muggy and foggy start to this Monday morning," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said. "It will be another breezy, unseasonably warm and humid day as an upper-level wave/disturbance moves...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 09, 2018 - 10:14 pm
Showers and thunderstorms are in the Saturday forecast. "A warm front will be moving north out of the Gulf on Saturday and scattered showers and storms are possible from mid morning through the evening hours," WWL TV Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo said. "Some storms could be strong and there is...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 05, 2018 - 6:22 am
After some 50s and 60 to start today, look for afternoon highs to climb quite a bit. "It turns warmer during the day," WWL-TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford said. "We'll keep a low chance for stray showers." She's calling for highs around 80 today thanks to a front coming out of the Gulf. A cold...
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