Hurricane Barry Update! As of this morning’s hurricane hunter recon flight into the system, in additional to several ground-based measurements near the center of Barry, it was determined that Barry was exhibiting sustained winds in excess of hurricane force (74 MPH – 80 MPH). As a result, the National Hurricane Center has upgraded Barry to […]
Barry is becoming better organized today. There is still some northerly wind shear affecting its ability to strengthen, and weak steering currents still have it moving very slowly westward. A turn to the northwest and north is still expected Friday and Saturday as the high pressure to the north breaks down. The official track is […]
Happy Hump Day, y’all (*somewhat sarcastic tone*)! I don’t know about you, but Barry hasn’t formed yet and I’m already over it. New Orleans was hit hard by flooding rains associated with “Potential Tropical Cyclone 2” (soon to be “Barry”). At least one weather station in Orleans Parish reported 9.4 inches of rainfall today. That […]
Where’s all the hype from yesterday!? Yesterday SE Texas was the bullseye of a tropical system by Saturday with flooding rainfall and all kinds of bad tropical stormy things, and now…it’s like the media guys and gals got a cease and desist order from President Trump. Ha. On a serious note…what a difference a day […]
- Heat Advisory issued August 17 at 5:17AM CDT until August 17 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS...A Heat Advisory is in effect from Noon through 7 PM CDT... .Heat indices will climb to near 100 degrees by 10 AM CDT, then peaking in the afternoon with values ranging between 106 to 110 degrees. ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...