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David Blake
August 13, 2019 - 12:58 pm
We all know the drill: a big shower dumps inches of rain on New Orleans in a short period of time, and then often comes street flooding. An LSU study of rain events over the last six decades shows showers have gotten more intense and drop more rain in a shorter period of time, causing increased...
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Chris Miller
August 13, 2019 - 11:03 am
The National Weather Service has issues an Excessive Heat Warning for St. Tammany, Washington, and Tangipahoa parishes, and also Hancock and Pearl River counties in Mississippi, effective through 8:00 p.m. Heat indices could exceed 113 degrees along the I-10/I-12 corridor. "An Excessive Heat...
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Jim Hanzo
August 11, 2019 - 7:17 pm
We are in for a hot week especially Monday and Tuesday as temps rise and heat indices reach 107 to 112 degrees. A heat advisory is in effect on Monday from late morning through evening. High pressure will keep things quite hot and humid," said WWL-TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "The trend...
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The end of July and start of August is historically the time that we record the highest temperatures in Southeast Louisiana. "This is the hottest time of the year here for us for the next two weeks," according to WWL TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "92 is our average high." He says, however, we...
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"The air is DELIGHTFUL!" one person texted to 870870 shortly after 5:00am this morning. It comes in response to a front that ushered in cooler, dry air for the region. "The cold front has moved into the northern Gulf of Mexico and the dry air is moving over us right now," WWL TV Meteorologist Dave...
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Chris Miller
July 23, 2019 - 8:27 pm
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Jefferson, Lafourche, and St. Charles parishes through 10:00 p.m. Tuesday. Some parts of New Orleans are also reporting street flooding. There are currently 4 reported STREET FLOODING areas in New Orleans: 2600 Block of Pine Street...
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A rare midsummer cold front is making its way through the state of Louisiana. State Climatologist Barry Keim says ahead of the less humid and cooler conditions, rainfall will be widespread across Louisiana today. “It’s cutting across Louisiana today. It’s going to bring widespread thunderstorms to...
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We get a brief break from our typical summer weather this week. "A rare July cold front will move through on Tuesday," according to WWL TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "The cold front will move toward the coast on Tuesday night." Are you ready for a cold front in July?! Yes! A front will move...
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Jim Hanzo
July 21, 2019 - 7:00 pm
After the rain moves out Sunday night, the night should be quiet. A fairly high rain chance again on Monday, mainly midday and afternoon. "With plentiful moisture in the atmosphere, showers and storms on Monday could once again bring some heavy rain and possibly some street flooding issues in spots...
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