In our state of Louisiana we usually think of hurricanes as our biggest worry in the natural disaster department. What's good about a hurricane is usually we have some advanced warning and can take the proper precautions. The wildfires in our neighboring state of Texas are very different.
As you wake up this Labor Day morning, be grateful if you have the day off. A day like today with gusty winds and spitting rain would make it very difficult to get from the car to the office with your wardrobe intact. Tropical Storm Lee , now classified as a tropical depression,is now on its way out of Acadiana.
A tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico means that you need to be weather aware all weekend long. Staying informed is the key to protecting your family and your property. Here are some great links to get the very latest information on how Tropical Storm Lee will affect you. From our television partner KATC, here is the latest on the tropics as it pertains to Acadiana.
This Labor Day weekend is going to be a sloppy one, just how sloppy we are still in process of figuring out that forecast. Right now the National Hurricane Center and Dave Baker are watching an area of disturbed weather in the Gulf of Mexico. Could this become Tropical Storm Lee? Right now the forecast models are suggesting at least a tropical depression but more than likely a named storm. Where will all this messy weather go?
Photo by NASA via Getty Images We spent the weekend watching Hurricane Irene move up the East Coast of the United States. The good news, Irene wasn't as bad as it could have been. So here on this 6 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in Louisiana what is mother nature cooking up in the tropics for us now? Introducing Tropical Depression 12, the latest tropical entity in the Atlantic basin. The current tropical models suggest that TD 12 will in fact get stronger and become a named storm. When that happens it will be called Katia. So where might this storm be headed?
"We are all right. We are praying for our fans, and the people of Indianapolis. We hope you'll join us. They need your strength," That was the message the band Sugarland tweeted after last night's horrific events at the Indiana State Fair.
I have spent a lot of time looking up at clouds. As a kid I used to create stories based on the animals and shapes I saw in the clouds. When you're a kid it's called pretending, when you do that as an adult people tend to think you are an odd duck
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