Memorial Day weekend may be washed out by potential tropical system
Posted on 5/22/2018 10:49:00 AM.

A low-pressure system has been tagged by the National Hurricane Center for additional research, under the name Invest 90L. The system is currently in the Caribbean Sea and is on track to hit somewhere along the Gulf Coast during memorial weekend. National Weather Service Slidell Meteorologist Danielle Manning says as of now, it appears Louisiana should dodge the worst of it.

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Record setting temperatures for May in the mid-90s
Posted on 5/15/2018 1:31:00 PM.

It is the middle of May, but we are seeing temperatures in the mid-90s. Michael Hill of the National Weather Service in New Orleans says yesterday’s temperatures were the highest we’ve seen for this time of the year. 

“This is the earliest on record that we have seen temperatures of 95-96 degrees.”
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Flooding possible in north and central Louisiana
Posted on 3/28/2018 10:42:00 AM.
A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for much of North and Central Louisiana. Shreveport National Weather Service forecaster Davyon Hill says several inches of rainfall are expected to fall in the next 24 hours.

"Right now, we're expecting 3 to 6 inches through tomorrow across most of the state with the heaviest totals south and east of the Shreveport area."
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NWS: Flooding expected on the Red for the next several days
Posted on 2/26/2018 10:34:00 AM.
Flooding in north Louisiana remains a concern as a stubborn storm system dropped several inches of rain this weekend. National Weather Service hydrologist C.S. Ross says they are concerned about flooding on the Red River for the next several days.
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Cold weather continues to make a huge impact in Louisiana
Posted on 1/17/2018 4:30:00 AM.
Some of the coldest temperatures Louisiana has seen so far are being observed this morning. Some areas are reporting near single digit temperatures while coastal areas are not warmer than the 20’s to start the day off. Lake Charles National Weather Service forecaster Robert Megnia says the entire state is waking up to a chilly morning.
 
 
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Winter weather impacting the state with snow, ice and freezing rain
Posted on 1/16/2018 10:46:00 AM.

The winter storm moving through Louisiana is impacting most of the state with snow, ice, freezing rain and extremely cold temperatures. The storm dumped quite a bit of snow in Shreveport. National Weather Service Meteorologist Matt Hemmingway says forecasts held true for the amount of snow they got.
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Kentwood saw the most snow in the state with 6.5 inches
Posted on 12/11/2017 2:50:00 PM.

Totals are in for last week’s historic snow event and Kentwood saw the most with 6 and a half inches. That’s according to Shawn O’Neil with the National Weather Service in Slidell, who says parts of the Baton Rouge area saw three to five inches.
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North Louisiana under freeze warning & snow in the forecast for Florida Parishes
Posted on 12/7/2017 12:22:00 PM.

There’s a lot of talk of wintery mix tomorrow morning and Alek Krautmann with the National Weather Service in Slidell says the Florida Parishes are in for some rain tonight transitioning into sleet and possibly snow by morning. He says we’ll see temperatures in the low 40s throughout today.
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Frigid weather invades Louisiana
Posted on 12/6/2017 10:08:00 AM.
By Kelley Ray 
Central and southern Louisiana are in store for heavy rains over the next couple of days. An arctic cold front moved in yesterday plummeting temperatures and bringing a lot of moisture. Phil Grigsby with the National Weather Service says the strong winds will drop the wind chill to near freezing.
 
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New doppler radar helps to identify dangerous storms in NE Louisiana
Posted on 10/27/2017 3:00:00 AM.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe now has a Doppler weather radar, helping to bridge a gap in identifying severe storms in northeast Louisiana. ULM received a 3-million-dollar grant through the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness to acquire a radar to assist weather forecasters. Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science Todd Murphy says it helps bridge an area of northeast Louisiana.
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