|Posted on 3/20/2017 10:14:00 AM.|
Spring is officially in the air, as the season kicked off at 5:29 this morning with the onset of the vernal equinox. State Climatologist Barry Keim says the Climate Prediction Center forecasts a hot and wet spring for Louisiana. He says that’s because of neutral conditions in the Pacific Ocean.
|Barry Keim, spring, forecast, spring weather|
|Posted on 2/27/2017 3:06:00 AM.|
This February could go down as the warmest on record since 1932 for the Bayou State. That’s according to State Climatologist Barry Keim who says the average temperature in Louisiana this month is floating right around 61 degrees and the current record is 61.2 degrees. He says it’s going to be close.
|Barry Keim, winter, records|
|Posted on 1/18/2017 2:16:00 PM.|
The World Meteorological Organization announced 2016 was officially the warmest on Earth since 1880, when record keeping began. State Climatologist Barry Keim says we’ve gone three straight years for breaking the warmest year on record. He says there is clearly a pattern of increasing temperatures.
|World Meteorological Organization, Barry Keim, El Nino|
|Posted on 1/6/2017 3:21:00 AM.|
There’s a chance some parts of Louisiana will see winter precipitation today. State climatologist Barry Keim says the region north of the I-10 corridor will likely see a wintry mix.
|Barry Keim, snow, cold, freeze|
|Posted on 1/4/2017 3:51:00 AM.|
Another cold snap is coming our way, and state climatologist Barry Keim says it will be the coldest one yet. He says a cold front is moving into the state today, which will drastically cool things off in the Bayou State.
|Barry Keim, winter weather, cold front, snow|
|Posted on 12/26/2016 3:19:00 PM.|
2016 will be remembered for two significant flood events, one in north Louisiana and the other in south Louisiana, which killed 13 people in August. State Climatologist Barry Keim says the north Louisiana flood event took place between March 7th and 12th. He says between 15 to 25 inches of rain fell.
|Barry Keim, 2016, weather, floods, drought, tornado outbreak|
|Posted on 12/21/2016 1:12:00 AM.|
Winter Solstice officially began at 4:44 this morning, according to State climatologist Barry Keim. He says we've been experiencing some cold temperatures this week, but the Climate Prediction Center is calling for warmer and drier than normal conditions for the next three months.
|barry keim, winter|
|Posted on 12/8/2016 4:22:00 AM.|
Cold temperatures are on the way to the Bayou State. That’s according to state climatologist Barry Keim, who says it’s time for Louisianans to break out the winter gear.
|Barry Keim, cold front, winter weather|
|Posted on 12/5/2016 10:46:00 AM.|
It’s a cold, rainy day across the Bayou State, and state climatologist Barry Keim says this is typical for winter in Louisiana. He says a storm is tracking across the southern part of the state today, bringing more of the wet weather we saw all weekend.
|Barry Keim, rain, cold, winter weather|
|Posted on 12/2/2016 12:02:00 PM.|
Louisiana is in for a wet weekend as the cold front that passed us earlier in the week is turning back toward the state. State Climatologist Barry Keim says we have about three to four wet days in front of us. He says northern parishes can expect to see anywhere from five to seven inches of rain.
|Barry Keim, cold front, flash flooding|
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