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Severe Weather Expected In Acadiana

Parts of Acadiana are under a severe thunderstorm watch, according to the National Weather Service.

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Lafayette Weather – Severe Threat Today

Severe weather is possible across Acadiana this morning and again on Sunday.

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KATC Weatherman Dave Baker Forecasts More Fog For Wednesday, Thursday

It was a white knuckle drive for some drivers in Acadiana during their morning commute because of near zero visibility in many areas due to the dense fog.

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#CheckTheScience Rap With Dave Baker

We already knew KATC meteorologist Dave Baker was a funny and talented man, but we didn't realize he would add internet rapper to his growing list of accolades.

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State Emergency Declared As Winter Storms Batter Kansas
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UPDATE – Curfews Implemented By Acadiana Parishes For Wednesday Night

With the accumulation of ice and snow in portions of Acadiana, some authorities have issued curfews to preserve the safety of resident.

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In Naming Winter Storms, It’s All About The #Hashtag

As winter storm Leon makes its way across the South today, some are found wondering: What's with the name?

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Joey Durel 082312 photo by KPEL
Joey Durel 082312 photo by KPEL
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City-Parish President Joey Durel Declares State Of Emergency

Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel declared announced a state of emergency Monday afternoon in preparation for Winter Storm Leon.

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St. Landry Parish President Declares State Of Emergency, Curfew

St. Landry Parish President Bill Fontenot declared a state of emergency and curfew today in preparation for tomorrow's weather forecast, which looks to bring temperatures below 25 degrees and icy precipitation.

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Deidre Druilhet DOTD photo by KPEL
Deidre Druilhet DOTD photo by KPEL
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DOTD Better Prepared For Winter Storm This Week

Driving is just as dangerous for DOTD to be on the roads as everyone else.

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Classroom, iStock
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School Systems Announce Closures For Friday

With the possibility of some wintry weather tonight into tomorrow, at least one school system has announced it will close down for tomorrow.

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The Polar Vortex Has a Twitter Account & It’s Hilarious

If you haven't heard of the polar vortex currently affecting Louisiana, it's what meteorologists are calling the recent blast of cold weather to hit the US. But if you're on Twitter and care more for the funny than the science, you'll be glad to hear that the weather phenomenon now has its very own Twitter account.

Here are some of the funniest tweets from the Polar Vortex.

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Dave Baker KPEL photo
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KATC’s Dave Baker Explains Polar Vortex – Record Cold

Today did not approach a record cold temperature.

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