Severe Weather


Severe Weather, March 2016: Rapid Event Summary

Flash flooding across most of Louisiana along with parts of Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. I-10 at Louisiana-Texas state line reopens after 60 hour closure.   6 fatalities reported and 2 people missing  Over 5,000 people rescued from flood waters including swift water rescues Estimated 18,000 homes suffer some degree of flood damage, consisting of 11,000 in Louisiana,…


Turbulent Boundary between Contrasting Air Masses Driving Severe Weather over Southern Plains

  Recently, while driving home from a March trip to visit our friends at Malmay and Associates, we were  struck by the contrast in temperatures in the short distance between Monroe, La and Baton Rouge, La.  Leaving Monroe, the air was chilly and damp, and I joked that we should have packed sweaters. After a short drive south,…