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Weekly Weather & Tropical Outlook: 9.08.-9.13

By Patrick J. Pearson

Afternoon chance of thunderstorms, though more isolated than the past few days remain in the forecast. thru Wednesday. Rain increase on Thursday and Friday. As the first cold front of September drives in, drops in the afternoon highs will come the weekend. Scattered convection is expected to accompany the front on Friday. The front should reach the northern Gulf over the weekend.

Weekend Weather & Tropical Outlook, 9.6-9.7

By Patrick J. Pearson

Expect thunderstorms to develop by mid morning through late afternoon on Saturday. Chances of precipitation will remain at 50 percent throughout the day. These storms could produce heavy rainfall, gusty winds and frequent lightning. A weakening cold front will sag southward toward the Gulf Coast on Sunday. We will continue to carry 50 to 60 percent chance of showers and storms for Sunday. The front will gradually wash out Sunday night as it loses its upper level support and convective coverage.

Hello, Dolly: Tropical Storm Predicted to Make Landfall in Mexico

Now upgraded from a Depression to a Tropical Storm, Dolly continues to head for the coast of Mexico. The National Weather Service predicts that Dolly will make landfall later today or early tomorrow.

Tropical Depression Five Forms

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Labor Day may be upon us, but Hurricane Season is not quite over. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Tropical Depression Five has formed in the Bay of Campeche.

Weather & Tropical Outlook, 9.1-9.5

By Patrick J. Pearson

As we slide into September, the weather is is looking to be pretty static all week A 30-40% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be a theme. Highs through Friday are expected to climb near 90F. However, nights will bring a reprieve with overnight lows in the upper 70's.

Weekend Weather & Tropical Outlook: 8.30, 8.31

By Patrick J. Pearson

In 2014, New Orleans will make it through Labor Day weekend without a major tropical event. However, there will still be rain. A wet Saturday afternoon is likely with a Tropical Airmass coming through. Sunday brings slightly less cloud cover  as highs climb to round 90F. A 30% chance of a shower or thunder boomer is also in the mix.

Weekly Weather & Tropical Outlook: 8.25.-8.29

By Patrick J. Pearson

A back door cold front coming in from the East to West today will keep rain chances up to 60% for a wet opener to the week. Rain amounts could accumulate up to 2 inches in some storms. The rest of the week will continue with the HOT theme as temps are expected rise over 90F every day for the remainder of the week.

Tropical Depression Four Forms

By Patrick J. Pearson

Organization has come to Carribean waether and Tropical Depression 4 has formed. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) the depression has winds maxing out around 35 mph, but those winds are expected to speed up  as the system slows down. NWS' Forecaster Brennan predicts that the depression will cheer up into a full fledged Tropical Storm.

Weekend Weather & Tropical Outlook: 8.23, 8.24

By Patrick J. Pearson

Hot! The Song remains the same as we burn into a particularly hot weekend, weather-wise. Highs are projected in the mid to upper 90's with Heat Indices into the triple digits both Saturday and Sunday. Stay cool and hydrated and check in on the elderly and shut-in's you may know too. Rain chance are 10 percent at best both days. Off Puerto Rico, we're keep an eye on 96L which is still disorganized.

Weekly Weather & Tropical Outlook: 8.18.-8.23

By Patrick J. Pearson

It's still August in SoLa. So, expect another week of afternoon scattered showers and thunderstorms as we continue to see a typical mid-August pattern. Daytime highs will be around 90F with overnight lows in the mid to upper 70's. Out at sea, formations remain disorganized.

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