|Posted on 10/27/2017 3:00:00 AM.|
|The University of Louisiana at Monroe now has a Doppler weather radar, helping to bridge a gap in identifying severe storms in northeast Louisiana. ULM received a 3-million-dollar grant through the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness to acquire a radar to assist weather forecasters. Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science Todd Murphy says it helps bridge an area of northeast Louisiana.|
|National Weather Service, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Meteorologists, doppler radar|
|Posted on 10/5/2017 11:11:00 AM.|
Tropical Storm Nate has the potential to become a Category one hurricane and make landfall on the southeast Louisiana coast Sunday morning. Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in New Orleans Phil Grigsby says Nate is expected to move fast, which will keep rainfall totals and storm surge low.
|Tropical Storm Nate, National Weather Service, Phil Grigsby|
|Posted on 8/31/2017 3:34:00 AM.|
Harvey is finally moving out of Gulf Coast, but forecasters are now keeping an eye on a tropical disturbance near southern Mexico. Andy Tingler with the National Weather Service says there is a low chance this system could develop into a tropical depression or storm over the next five days.
|tropical disturbance, National Weather Service, Andy Tinger, Harvey|
|Posted on 8/28/2017 11:03:00 AM.|
Flash flood watches are out across south and central Louisiana as Tropical
Storm Harvey moves back into the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to make a
second landfall near the Texas/Louisiana border on Wednesday. National Weather
Service Meteorologist Kent Kuyper says this continuing cycle of rain is
expected to stay until Thursday.
|Harvey, National Weather Service, Flash Flood, Kent Kuyper|
|Posted on 2/28/2017 11:04:00 AM.|
Mardi Gras 2017 could go down as the warmest Fat Tuesday on record in the Bayou state. Forecaster with the National Weather Service in New Orleans, Phil Grigsby, says the current record was set back in 1917 at 83 degrees. He says temperatures could surpass that today.
|Mardi Gras, warm, Phil Grigsby, National Weather Service|
|Posted on 2/8/2017 5:59:00 AM.|
The National Weather Service is working to confirm exactly how many tornadoes touched down in Louisiana and how much damage they caused. Slidell forecaster Mike Efferson says their preliminary estimates are that 60 homes were damaged by a twister in New Orleans. He says they believe it was at least an EF2.
|Mike Efferson, National Weather Service, tornadoes|
|Posted on 1/5/2017 11:33:00 AM.|
Precipitation is moving into Louisiana over the next 24 hours bringing in the possibility of light snow. That’s according to Patrick Omundson with the National Weather Service in Shreveport who says Louisiana likely won’t see any snow accumulation and the majority will fall along the Arkansas state line. He says the snow will start mid-day tomorrow.
|National Weather Service, snow, Patrick Omundson|
|Posted on 1/3/2017 11:10:00 AM.|
Strong winds left a wake of destruction in Avoyelles Parish. Marksville Fire Chief Jerry Bordelon says it has not yet been confirmed if a tornado touched down. He says Walmart sustained the most damage, including an 18-wheeler being flipped over behind the building.
|Jerry Bordelon, Patrick Omundson, National Weather Service|
|Posted on 9/21/2016 1:36:00 AM.|
Today is the final day of what was a hot and wet summer. Alek Krautmann with the National Weather Service in Slidell says it goes down as one of the warmest summers on record for several Louisiana cities and in New Orleans it was the warmest summer on record since 1947. He says a very warm Gulf of Mexico is to blame.
|National Weather Service, summer, rain, heat, Alek Krautmann, The Great Flood 2016|
|Posted on 8/30/2016 11:14:00 AM.|
Tropical Depression 9 in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to become Tropical Storm Hermine by this evening. Alek Krautmann with the National Weather Service says right now the area of low pressure is not expected to have an impact on Louisiana, expect for high tides along the coast in southeast Louisiana.
|tropical storm, tropical depression, National Weather Service, Alek Krautmann|
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