It appears that what has now become known as TD Nine (will it be Harold?) has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Current forecast tracks have it strengthening to Tropical Storm force winds in the next 24-36 hours and making landfall in the Corpus Christi, Texas, vicinity. Louisiana may only receive some much-needed rainfall along … Continue reading Weather Update August 21, 2023
August 18, 2023 As we rapidly approach the halfway point of the hurricane season (September 10, 2023), we can get a feel for why the forecasters have increased the expected numbers for this year in spite of the strong El Nino effect. Figure 1. 7-day outlook, August 18, 2023 There are four (4) areas to … Continue reading LABEOC Weather Advisory
Here is an update concerning the heat threats for today and the remainder of the week. Practice Heat Safety wherever you are. Job Sites: stay hydrated and take breaks in the shade as often as possible. indoors: Check up on the elderly, sick, and those without AC. Vehicles: Never leave kids or pets … Continue reading Extreme Heat Update – June 28th, 2023
Good Morning, For those that do not closely follow the National Hurricane Center, they have made a significant change to their forecasting. In previous years, all updates were based on a “five-day” model; this year, the alerts are based on a seven-day model. Just in time for the 2023 season, we have our first notice. … Continue reading National Hurricane Center Forecasting Change
NOAA forecasters with the Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, predict near-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic this year. NOAA’s outlook for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, which goes from June 1 to November 30, predicts a 40% chance of a near-normal season, a 30% chance of an above-normal season and a … Continue reading NOAA predicts a near-normal 2023 Atlantic hurricane season
Here is the latest statewide graphic concerning the potential for severe weather today:
Please be aware that there is an increased risk of severe weather on Friday, March 24. Please monitor your weather service of choice throughout the day as well as local emergency professionals for the latest updates. Stay Safe
Louisiana faces an increased risk of severe weather and tornadic activity this evening and into the overnight hours. Please make sure that you have ways to receive weather alerts overnight. The National Weather Service graphics for severe potential in your area.
GOHSEP is monitoring a weather system bringing continued rainfall to the state today and tomorrow. The runoff from this additional rainfall may cause flooding from rising waterways, as well as scattered flash flooding.
Here is the latest statewide graphics concerning the potential for severe weather for today Tuesday, January 24.
The National Weather Service (NWS) New Orleans has produced updated weather graphics concerning the significant cold weather threat at the end of the week. As always, please reference your local Emergency Management office for advice concerning your area.
A strong cold front will move into the state on Thursday, causing temperatures to drop into the 20s as early as that afternoon. Strong winds with gusts up to forty miles per hour will accompany the front, resulting in wind chills into the teens. Cold temperatures will last into the Christmas weekend. Potential impacts include … Continue reading Dangerous Cold Temperatures Later This Week
GOHSEP is monitoring potential effects associated with a cold front that will be moving into the state tonight. The northwest part of the state will see an enhanced risk of severe weather tonight, and the northeast, central, and southwest parts of the state will see a slight risk of severe weather into Saturday morning. The southeast part … Continue reading State monitoring risk of severe weather Friday and Saturday
Key Points: A multi-day heavy rainfall event is in progress from across the ArkLaTex region this morning. The threat of heavy rainfall leading to flash, urban, and small stream flooding will persist through at least Wednesday from central Texas into the Lower Mississippi River Valley. The Weather Prediction Center has included a Moderate Risk in … Continue reading NOAA: Flooding in the Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi River Valley
ST. CHARLES PARISH (WVUE) - It’s been nearly one year since Hurricane Ida made landfall and many are still trying to rebuild. In St. Charles Parish, officials are preparing ahead of the next big storm. They say a new interactive weather station will not only help parish officials with response, but help residents in recovery. “This is … Continue reading St. Charles Parish officials hope new weather tech will help in storm response and recovery
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