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More high heat and humidity to end out the week

Locally, it will be another warm and sticky night with temperatures slow to cool off as lows struggle to drop down into the upper 70s.

However, for our neighbors to the north towards the I-20 corridor rounds of strong to severe storms will slide across from east Texas to Monroe this evening through the overnight hours.

Rain chances tone down will heat amps up

An upper level disturbance will slowly traverse Louisiana through Tuesday allowing for scattered showers and a few thunderstorms into Tuesday, but drier, hotter and more humid conditions await Acadiana later this week.

Hot and sticky Father’s Day

The summerlike heat and humidity is back, and it looks like it will be sticking with us until about late September.

Hot, humid, hazy for the weekend

The weekend has finally arrived just as temperatures slide back to their typical summer levels along with our standard humidity. After a quick break from

Humidity returns this weekend

It’s been a real treat the last several days getting a break from some of the summer heat and humidity, even if it’s been a

Dry and warm for another day

Acadiana’s forecast rolls along this Wednesday with another round of sunny skies and relatively low humidity.

Pleasant weather continues through Thursday

Thank you June cool front as it felt amazing today.

If you were stuck at work all day make sure you get outside this evening to enjoy the pleasant temperatures and humidity.

Drier air brings lower humidity to Acadiana this week

Monday night into Tuesday morning a rare, June “cool” front will push drier and slightly cooler air into Acadiana leading to a few pleasant days this week.

Behind the front on Tuesday highs will be below average in the mid 80s and with dew points in the lower 60s making it will feel really comfortable to be outside.

Spring cool front to bring drier air to Acadiana this week

The heat is going to hang on for one more day to start the work week with highs Monday afternoon topping out in the low to mid 90s.

But during the afternoon a cool front will be working through Acadiana which could spark off a couple isolated showers but rain chances only look to be about 20% or less.

Great pool weather on Sunday

The heat continues Sunday with highs in the mid 90s but thanks to a northwesterly flow again the humidity won’t be too bad making it a perfect day to enjoy the pool.

Krotz Springs tornado classified as an EF1

Among many of the flood and wind damage reports in Acadiana following Wednesday night’s into Thursday morning’s severe weather event, the National Weather Service performed a preliminary survey of the damage in Krotz Springs and determined it to be an EF1 tornado with 107 mph winds.

More scattered storms Friday…but they will be moving

After flooding rains of 4-12″ or more and severe storms across a good part of Acadiana Wednesday night into Thursday morning resulting in the flooding across the region, there has been a bit of a break Thursday afternoon before another couple of rounds of storms will be on the way late tonight into Friday.

Tropical heavy rain and flood threat for Acadiana

Although the disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico will likely not develop, its deep tropical moisture is on track to impact Acadiana Wednesday into Thursday in the form of heavy, flooding rains.

Coastal Flood Advisory issued along South Louisiana

With the approach of a tropical disturbance the next few days winds will increase out of the south pushing Gulf water onshore.

Thus, a Coastal Flood Advisory has been issued for Calcaseiu, Cameron, Iberia, St. Mary and Vermilion parishes from 1 AM Wednesday until 1 PM on Friday.

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