|Posted on 6/22/2017 10:52:00 AM.|
Tropical Storm Cindy has been downgraded to a tropical depression, but heavy rains continue around the state. State Climatologist Barry Keim says Cindy made landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border around 3 o’clock this morning. He says the system is inland and weakening, but it’s still a rainfall threat to Louisiana.
|Barry Keim, Tropical Storm Cindy, rain, tropical depression|
|Posted on 6/21/2017 11:40:00 AM.|
Tropical Storm Cindy has weakened a bit as of late this morning, but rain still remains a major threat. The system is expected to make landfall on the western Louisiana coast early tomorrow morning. That’s according to State Climatologist Barry Keim, who says Cindy has sustained winds at 50 mph, and will bring in a lot of wet weather.
|Barry Keim, Tropical Storm Cindy, rain, tornado, tropical storm|
|Posted on 6/20/2017 11:36:00 AM.|
Tropical Storm Cindy could drop a foot of rain in southeast Louisiana. State climatologist Barry Keim says the system is expected to make landfall as a tropical storm near the Texas-Louisiana border late Wednesday or early Thursday morning, but the largest rain totals will occur to the east of the storm’s center.
|Barry Keim, tropical system, rain, flash flooding, Tropical Storm Cindy|
|Posted on 6/8/2017 11:16:00 AM.|
We can expect to see more mosquitos out and about after more than a week of continued rain. LSU AgCenter entomologist Kristen Healy says more rain equals more mosquitos, and different types of mosquitos at that. She says a lot of rainfall can lead to hatching of so-called flood water mosquitos.
|Kristen Healy, LSU AgCenter, mosquitos, rain|
|Posted on 5/22/2017 10:55:00 AM.|
Following a weekend of heavy rainfall, the southern half of Louisiana is in for more wet weather today and tomorrow. State Climatologist Barry Keim says a cold front is slowly creeping across the state, bringing with it more rain.
|Barry Keim, rain, flash flooding, rising rivers|
|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 11/8/2016 2:30:00 AM.|
It looks like Election Day will be a wet one, as a cold front is crossing Louisiana. State Climatologist Barry Keim expects the front will bring about a half inch of rain in the northern part of the state and 2 inches in southeast Louisiana. But he still urges voters to not let the weather take away your right to vote.
|election day, Election 2016, Barry Keim, rain|
|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 6/3/2016 11:38:00 PM.|
Other than the weather, LSU's first game in the NCAA Tournament went as well as you can expect as the Tigers easily defeated Utah Valley 7-1 at Alex Box Stadium.
The game was scheduled to begin at 2 PM on Friday, but didn't start until 8:30 because of heavy rainfall and lightning in Baton Rouge.
|LSU, Jake Fraley, Jared Poche, Greg Deichmann, NCAA, regional, rain|
|Posted on 4/8/2016 1:14:00 AM.|
The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival begins today but it wasn’t a great year for strawberries, because of the massive flooding in Tangipahoa and Livingston Parishes last month. Strawberry farmer Eric Morrow says 90% of his crop was damaged and he won’t have much to show for this year’s harvest.
|strawberry, Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival, Tangipahoa, Livingston, flooding, rain, Eric Morrow|
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