What Happened in Louisiana Last Week?

Natural disasters don’t happen every day, but they aren’t too uncommon. You’ll get tornadoes that strike towns, and produce terrible damage. Flash flooding effects a small town, much like the event in Maryland a few weeks ago. A snow event will effect a portion of the country, but not significantly, etc. But events like last week’s […]

Incredible Rainfall Along the Gulf Coast

The same mid and low level low that has advected a deep and rich moisture profile into our region is currently spinning along the Gulf Coast. This system is fairly incredible, as it has already broken records for precipitable water here, and to our south. 00z Sounding at BNA recorded the highest PWAT at 00z […]

On This Day In History: Hurricane Katrina Is A Category 5

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the havoc and destruction that Hurricane Katrina wreaked on the Gulf Coast in 2005. Katrina began as a weak tropical depression in the Bahamas, but rapidly intensified into a Category 1 hurricane right before landfall around Miami, Florida. As it emerged into the Gulf Of Mexico, it began […]