Forecast Overview and Weather Hazards: (Thursday 5/26 - Tuesday 5/31) Overview: ● Storm and isolated flooding hazards will be present in areas east of the Mississippi River today, Friday, and early Saturday as a storm system slowly pushes off of the East Coast by Sunday. A second storm system will begin to move into the … Continue reading Memorial Day 2022 – Weather Hazards Outlook
Ongoing La Niña, above-average Atlantic temperatures set the stage for busy season ahead 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, are predicting above-average hurricane activity this year — which would make it the seventh consecutive above-average hurricane season. NOAA’s outlook for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, … Continue reading NOAA Predicts Above-Normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season
Good afternoon partners - Given the heightened visibility of the GFS model forecast lately we just wanted to send a quick update regarding potential for tropical development next week. Here's what we know: One particular model (the GFS) has been consistently forecasting tropical cyclone development in the Caribbean, possibly moving into the Gulf of … Continue reading National Weather Service: Tropical Update for Next Week
Situational Awareness Report 29 MARCH 2022 As of 6:30 pm State EOC Activation Level: Level 4 CAT WebEOC Incident: 22-015 – Severe Weather - Statewide – MAR2930 SITUATION: Enhanced to moderate risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday morning through evening. Damaging wind gusts, tornadoes, and large hail are possible. Greatest risk along and north of I-12/I-10 up … Continue reading Situational Awareness Report, 29 MARCH 2022 6:30 pm
The national weather service is monitoring the risk for severe weather over the next 48 hours. Impacts: The main threats associated with any severe storms will be: Tornadoes: Tornadoes will be possible, and a few could be strong (EF2+) and/or long track There is potential for a significant tornado outbreak. Damaging Winds: Wind gusts greater … Continue reading Increased Risk for Severe Weather 3/21-3/22
..NICHOLAS MOVING ERRATICALLY NORTHWARD JUST OFFSHORE THE SOUTHERN COAST OF TEXAS... ...FLASH FLOODING, DANGEROUS STORM SURGE, AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN AND MIDDLE TEXAS COASTS TODAY... A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for... * Port Aransas Texas to Sabine Pass * Galveston Bay, Aransas Bay, San Antonio Bay, and Matagorda … Continue reading NOAA National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Nicholas 1pm Update
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As we say goodbye to Fred, we turn our attention to Grace. Grace appears to be taking a southern track across the Gulf of Mexico, across the Yucatan pennisula, and finally making landfall in Mexico or the extreme southern part of Texas. Grace will make no impact on Louisiana, according to official NHC forecasts. Henri … Continue reading Back to the Tropics
FRED and GRACE part two… Fred appears to have lost his way and his course is now sliding to the west. Fred's visit to Caribbean island had a sever impact on his health, resulting in a more westerly circulation forming coming out of the Florida straight. Current National Hurricane Center forecasts have Fred strengthening back … Continue reading FRED and GRACE part two…
I thought it was Fred and Wilma not Fred and Grace, but the 2021 hurricane season brings us this unlikely couple. Fred continues across the northern Caribbean. The interaction with mountainous regions of the Dominican Republic and Haiti have reduced Fred’s ability to strengthen. The current forecast take Fred through the Florida straight Saturday morning … Continue reading Fred and Grace?
Overnight, Tropical Storm Fred makes his debut. Fred currently has 40 mph winds and is traveling west northwest at 16 mph. His current path takes him north of the Caribbean islands and into the Florida straight by Saturday morning. If current forecasts remain accurate, then Fred will make landfall near Apalachicola Florida early in the … Continue reading Fred makes an appearance
Two disturbances in the Atlantic have potential for further development over the next 5-days. While there is no immediate threat to Louisiana, the potential is there in the next 7-10 days. Everyone should remain vigilant and listen to guidance provide by your local emergency officials.
August 4, 2021 NOAA GOES-East satellite image of Hurricane Elsa as it moves up Florida’s west coast on July 6, 2021. (NOAA) Download Image The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is well underway, and atmospheric and oceanic conditions remain conducive for an above-average hurricane season, according to the annual mid-season update issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a … Continue reading Atlantic hurricane season shows no signs of slowing
July 22, 2021 - Severe thunderstorms can be life-threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. Hazardous conditions range from tornadoes, large hail storms, and widespread straight-line winds called derechoes, to cloud-to-ground lightning and flash flooding. Starting July 28, the National Weather Service will better convey the severity and potential impacts from thunderstorm winds and … Continue reading NOAA: New “Destructive” Severe Thunderstorm Warning Category to Trigger Wireless Emergency Alerts on Mobile Phones