Today marks the official start of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season and we have two disturbances that we are monitoring in the Atlantic. Our first named storm of the year is expected to form by this weekend.
The National Weather Service in Shreveport has confirmed an EF-2 tornado tracked from Winn Parish into Caldwell Parish from Wednesday’s storms. The tornado had peak winds of 115 mph and traveled 19.3 miles.
On February 2, at 6 AM EST, Punxsutawney Phil will crawl out of his den and look for his shadow. According to folklore, if Phil sees his shadow and crawls back into his den we can expect to see six more weeks of winter. If Phil doesn’t see his shadow, we can expect an early spring. But just how accurate can a 20 lbs rodent’s forecast be?