Overnight Storm Injures At Least Six
Posted on 11/1/2018 12:49:00 PM.

Wild weather passing through the bayou state brought significant damage to areas across Louisiana, with downed trees, closed roads, and debris. Among the areas impacted, Washington Parish, where Chief Deputy Mike Haley says two elderly men were injured when the mobile home they were in was turned over by the force of the winds.

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After an unusual winter, the spring forecast shows it will be warm and dry
Posted on 3/20/2018 3:00:00 AM.
Today marks the start of spring. Our winter produced two snow events and a warmer than usual February. State Climatologist Barry Keim says an ongoing La Nina will help push much of the rain rain and colder temperatures to the north. 
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Another bout of severe weather is headed towards Louisiana
Posted on 3/29/2017 3:35:00 AM.

Another round of severe weather is approaching the state. State Climatologist Barry Keim says the risk of tornadoes, hail and damaging winds will move from the northeastern part of this state this afternoon, down into southeast Louisiana on Thursday.

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Cold front brings in the chance of severe weather across the state
Posted on 3/24/2017 2:05:00 AM.

A cold front approaches Louisiana bringing the possibility for severe weather today and tomorrow. State Climatologist Barry Keim says most of the state is under the threat of tornadoes, hail and damaging winds.

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State officials urge residents to stay off flooded roads
Posted on 3/10/2016 2:01:00 PM.

Governor John Bel Edwards has activated 750 Louisiana National Guard members to help combat the widespread flooding in north Louisiana. Edwards urges the public to stay inside and off the flooded roadways. He says there are now three confirmed deaths, one including a six-year-old girl.

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Flood threat shifts to south Louisiana
Posted on 3/10/2016 2:54:00 AM.

Heavy rainfall will continue to pound Louisiana for the remainder of the week into Saturday morning. State Climatologist Barry Keim says a frontal boundary is stuck near the state bringing in moisture from the Gulf of Mexico. He says the northern part of the state has been hounded with thunderstorms and floods, but it should shift down into central and southern Louisiana today and Friday.

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Massive storm floods north Louisiana with over half a foot of water
Posted on 3/9/2016 10:58:00 AM.

Numerous homes in north Louisiana are under water as the result of a colossal storm that has dumped over a half a foot of rain. Bill Davis, with the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office, says as flood waters rose during the night, they began evacuating people.

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Louisiana under threat of severe weather throughout the week
Posted on 3/9/2016 3:50:00 AM.

The Storm Prediction Center says much of Louisiana is under the threat for severe weather today. Donald Jones with the National Weather Service says the threat for severe weather includes rounds of heavy rainfall.

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Most of south Louisiana under a Flash Flood Watch through Thursday
Posted on 3/10/2015 10:00:00 AM.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for most of south Louisiana through Thursday as heavy rains are expected throughout the area.  Mike Shields, with the National Weather Service in Slidell, says this is due to a stagnant weather pattern over the area.

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Flash Flood Watch for southeast Louisiana this weekend
Posted on 12/26/2014 11:05:00 AM.
Scattered heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to roll through Louisiana this weekend.  Gavin Phillips, with the National Weather Service in Slidell, says a Flash Flood Watch is being placed in effect for a majority of southeast Louisiana starting at midnight Friday night.

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