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Haze/heat continues but better chance of storms on the way

Hazy, hot and humid conditions will continue for Acadiana Friday, but instability aloft and deeper tropical moisture moving in from the north and east should translate to scattered storms by the late afternoon into the early evening hours.

Fewer storms, more heat and haze

A disturbance and weakness in the upper atmosphere will gradually yield to a more stable and hazy pattern for Acadiana through the mid-week period.

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.

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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