Wet Pattern

10/5 - Rob's "Afternoon T-Storms" Midday News Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]There is a marginal risk for excessive rainfall for the best chances of getting rainfall this afternoon over coastal Mississippi. This is all being brought about from an upper disturbance that extends from northern LA up into the northeast. The…

10/1 - Rob Knight's 1st Weekend of October Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]Pulses of weak Energy from the west are expected to continue to aid a wet environment favorable for more isolated showers and thunderstorms. Isolated showers and thunderstorms may still form later than previous days and affect west of the local…

9/29 - Rob Knight's "Wet" Hump-Day Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]Weak upper-level high pressure currently extends along the Mississippi Valley from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The ridge isn't particularly strong enough to keep the low-level moisture flow out of the area however. The main concern for today will…

9/17 - Rob Knight's Friday Afternoon "Wet Weekend" Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]The surface remnants of Nicholas will continue to fill today and drift towards northern Louisiana before completely dissipating. However, an upper level disturbance presently centered over northeast Texas will slide southeast which will use the lingering deep moisture to provide renewed…

9/17 - Rob Knight's "Wet & Damp" Friday Morning Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]The low level remnants of Nicholas continue to spin across the region producing scattered showers and thunderstorms. Expect the scattered precip to continue with increased activity this afternoon coupled with daytime heating. Activity will become more isolated overnight with areas…

9/16 - Rob Knight's "Friday-Eve" Afternoon Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]The remnants of Nicholas will linger through Louisiana bringing strong moisture flow from the GOM. With a very saturated ground, rain rates would surely push areas into flash flooding. The majority of this should be diurnally driven but some areas…

9/16 - Rob's "Remnants of Nicholas" Morning Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]Focus will become more toward rainfall rates and not as much on totals area wide. Rates could be around 2 to 3 inches per hour today through Saturday and isolated areas could see 3 to 5 inches over that time frame.…

9/15 - Rob's "Threat For Heavy Rain" Afternoon Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]The main concern the next few days will be heavy rainfall, with the potential for ongoing flash flooding.  A FLASH FLOOD WATCH and COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY is ins effect Hourly rainfall rates can be 1.5 to 2 inches (and possibly…

9/15 - Rob Knight's "Flash Flood Watch" Morning Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]TD Nicholas is weakening near the Lake Charles area. Drier air has been wrapping around the southwest quadrant of the storm. Satellite appearance is more resembling of an extra-tropical pattern. The main concern will, of course, be heavy rainfall, with the largest…

9/14 - Rob Knight's "Soggy" Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]The moisture fetch over the gulf will increase along with wind speeds to around 15-25 kt and remain there for about 24 hours maybe a bit longer. This will be enough to bring up a Coastal Flood advisory for values…

9/6 - Rob's Monday Afternoon "Wet Pattern" Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]A cold front will drop southeast into the forecast area, providing showers/T-Storms along the front to impact the area into tonight. Deep tropical moisture should be in place with the possibility for isolated pockets of heavy rainfall through mid-week. There…

8/2 - Rob Knight's "Big Changes" Monday Morning Forecast

[videoembed][/videoembed]The words "cold front" and "August" are not often associated together in the Gulf coast. The persistent high-pressure over the west will allow a cold front to lag across the region through mid/late workweek. The stretch of heat and humidity…