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Robs 6pm Weather Forecast 7/20/21 Part 2

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Robs 6pm Weather Forecast 7/20/21 Part 2
Robs 6pm Weather Forecast 7/20/21 Part 2

FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK, BUTTHERE WILL STILL BE A CHANCE OFSCATTERED ACTIVIDURING THE AFTERNOON/EAREVENING HOURS.A WEAK SURFACEOW LPRESSURE AND FRONTAL TROUGH HASSETTLED ACROSS ACADIANA ANDSOUTHERN LOUISIANA.THIS SYEMSTWAS RESPONSIBLE FORPRODUCING SEVERAL INCHES OF RAINACROSS ACADIANA SIE NCMONDAY.SOMESPOTS APPROACHED 5" OR MORE FROMLAFATTYEE IN ACADIA PARISH, BUTTHE NEWS IS A LITTLE BETTER FOROUR SOGGY SITUATION.THE WEAKSURFACE LOW ISEXPECTED TO ADVANCERTNOHEASTWARD INTO WEDNESDAYLEAVING PLENTY OF CLOUDS ON IT'SBACKSIDE, BUT PERHAPS A MORESTABLE ATMOSPHEREWHICH SHOULD LIMIT OUR RAINCHANCES TO THE AFTERNOON HOURS.AS A RESULT TEMPERATURES WILLAPPROACH 90 TUESDAY WITH HEAINDICES PUSHING PAST100...ESPECIALLY WHEN A FEWEXPECTED INTERVALS OF SUN AREMIXED IN.THURSDAY SHOULD BRINGMORE OF THE SAME, STILL WITH ABETTER TN HANORMAL RAIN CHANCES NEAR 50%,BUT STILL AN IMPROVEMENT OVERTHE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS.HIGHPRESSURE WILL TRY TO BANK INFROM THE GF ULMEXICO AS WE FINISH OUT THE EKWEAND HEAD INTO THE WEEKEND WHICHSHOULD HELP REDUCE THE OVERALLRISK OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS ANDSTORMS CLOSERTO 20-30%...SO WE WONT BECOMPLETELY DRY, BUT THERE SHOULDBE A LOT LESS ACTIVITY ON THERADAR.DAYTIME HIGHS WILL BEGINTO CLIMB WELL INTO THE LOWER90S WHICH WILL FINALLY MAKE ITFEEL MORE LIKE SUMMER!THEPATTERN NEXT WEEK MAINTAINSTYPICAL SUMMER CONDITIONS WITHHOT AND HUMID WEATHERACCOMPANIED BY A FEW SCATTEREDAFTERNOON STORMS.SEE THE KATC 10DAY FORECAST FOR THE LATEST.INCLIMATE NEWS, LAFAYETTE ISSITTING JUST 5" SHY OFWHAT WE NORMALLY EXPECT IN ANENTIRE YEAR!AFTER A DRY START TOTHE YEAR IT TURNED TOWARD WETTERTHAN NORMAL CONDITIONS APRIL,FOLLOWED BYMAY, THE SECOND WETTEST ONRECORD.IN JUNE IT RAINED 21 OUT3OFDAYS EVEN THOUGH OUR TOTALS WERENEAR NORMAL.WE HAVEN'T LOOKEDBACK SINCE WITH THE EXCEPTION OFONE DAY AT THE AIRPORT, RAIN HASBEREGISTERED EVERY DAY THISMONTH!AND THERE ARE PLENTY OFOTHER SPOTS IN ACADIANA ANDSOUTHERN LOUISIANA THAT HAVEBEEN MUCH WETTER THALAFAYETTE!WHAT'S CAUSING THISYOU MAY ASK?

WELL PART OF IT ISVARIABILITY AND A PERSISTENTFUNKY PATTERN, BUT THE OTHERPART CAN BE ATTRIBUTED TO AWARMER GULF OF MEXICO ASCOMPARED WITH THE 20TH CENTURYAVERAGE, THAT HEATS OURATMOSPHERE WHICH THEN HOLDS MOREMOISTURE.ADD ASLOWER, WAVIER JET STREAM THANKSTO A WARMER WORLDWIDE CLIMATE,AND IT IS INDEED THE RECIPE FORWET PATTERNS AND MOREEXTREMES...ANDPERHAPS A GLIMPSE OF O YUREARS &SUMMERS AHEAD.NOW MIND YOU, ONEWOULD THINK OUR TEMPERATURESSHOULD BE BELOW NORMAL WITH THIST WEPATTERN AND YOU'D BEPARTIALLY RIGHT FOR DAYTIMEHIGHS...BUT IT'S THE SNEAKYELEVATED NIGHT-TIME LOWS THATCONTINUE TO RUN ABOVE RMALNOIN RECENT YEARS THAT'S KEEPINGOUR AVERAGES AT OR ABOVENORMAL...WHICH IS THE BACKSIGNAL/CONNECTION COMING FROMTHEGULFSTILL TO COME ONAT K

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