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Lot’s Of TV News People Saying “Haboob”[Video]

Don't you love it when all the folks on radio and TV get to say a new word? Especially when it's the kind of word that makes the immature among us snicker under our breath? Or when it is the kind of word that if your Grandmother had to say it out loud she would probably get really embarrassed?

The word of the week, HABOOB! It has nothing to do with a Dolly Parton joke but I guess it could, if Dolly was a giant sandstorm

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Heavy Thunderstorms, Hail Rattle Crowley

Late Sunday evening residents of Crowley were shaken out of their living rooms and dogs scurried into their houses as a heavy thunderstorms shook downtown Crowley. The thunderstorm kicked up some high winds and heavy rain and even some hail, some reported to be the size of ping pong balls.

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Craig’s List Advertisement Responsible For Rain?

I would imagine there isn't anything you couldn't find on Craig's List. It's like an Internet garage sale, want-ads, help wanted, personals list of any body who is needing something or anybody that is wanting something. Well a Texas truck driver wanted some rain, so he did what most right thinking people would do, he put an ad on Craig's List.

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The Best Ways To Water Your Plants

We need some rain. That is a statement that I think we can all agree on. Looking at Natalie Noah's 8 day weather forecast we might get a shower but I am not holding out much hope. My yard has gotten all nice and crunchy and I am walking that fine line between saving it or spending my savings on a watering bill. In Lafayette Parish we have watering restrictions designed to make sure there is plenty of water pressure in the system in the event of an emergency. Despite those watering restrictions you can still keep your flower beds, yards and plants hydrated and healthy, you might want to invest in some simple tools to make the job easier and more cost effective.

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Hurricane Season: What The New Forecast Means To You

It's that time of year again, we've had our Memorial Day fun and now we look down the barrel of Mother Natures biggest cannon, the hurricane. The official beginning of the tropical season is June 1, however Mother Nature very seldom checks the calendar to see if it's okay to start. The forecast group out of Colorado State University is one of the most respected in the country, here is what they say for this years tropical outlook.

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Predict Your Own Weather Forecast, We Tell You How [Slideshow]

Predicting the weather, most of us leave that to the best in the business, our friends Dave Baker, Rob Perillo and Natalie Noah at KATC TV 3. They tell us what we need to know everyday as far as the weather goes. What happens when you're traveling and there is no Good Morning Acadiana to wake up to? Or what if you're in a strange land like Indiana where you can't understand a word they're saying, what do you do to know whether to pack a poncho or slather on sunscreen? You can predict your own weather forecast here is where we tell you how.

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Strong Storms Moving Through Acadiana Early This Morning

Severe Thunderstorm watches and warnings have been posted for a good portion of 97.3 The Dawg's listening area early this morning. The National Weather Service Radar from Lake Charles indicates the heaviest weather has yet to move through the heart of the region.

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Driving In Fog, You’re Doing it Today

If we had a dollar for every phone call we get at 97.3 The Dawg on foggy days from irate motorist wanting us to remind other drivers to turn on their headlights we could retire and move to some place that isn't foggy. People forget! With the automatic feature of daytime running lights some people actually think their headlights are on but alas, they aren't and then bad things can happen. Here are some great reminders to consider before you brave the streets and head for work and school this morning.

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It’s A Lot Foggy This Morning!

The National Weather Service and KATC TV 3's Dave Baker says the going will be very slow this moring because of dense fog. To find out what areas of Acadiana will be affected the most and for an idea on when the fog might lift,  please read more

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Rain Is A Good Thing

As Luke Bryan sings,"  Rain is a good thing..Rain makes corn...."  Looks like we've got some rain coming our way, and looks to be a good amount.  Stay updated and free from hazards with our updates live on air!

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