Weather Talk

SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: Major cold predicted overnight - take precautions

StormTracker33 Meteorologist are tracking a major cold front that's moved into our area. Monday night, temperatures will drop into the mid-20's, and wind chill values will make it feel even colder - we're talking teens!

State Fire Marshal shares tips on staying warm while avoiding harm

As colder weather settles across Louisiana this week, the State Fire Marshal wishes to remind everyone that the improper use of heating equipment such as portable space heaters, is a leading cause of residential fire deaths.

Great visibility for tonight's total lunar eclipse

Skies should be clear and temperatures will be comfortable. The moon during the morning hours will be low in the horizon; therefore, you'll need to get away from trees and buildings to get a better glimpse.

LDWF reminds hunters to practice treestand safety

Most hunters are aware of the need to safely handle their firearms, but too often hunters overlook basic treestand safety.

Final succession of 'supermoons' ends Monday night

The full moon on Monday night will not only be full, but "super," too. September's full moon wraps up the trilogy of summer's supermoons.

Keeping pets safe in hot weather

Hot weather isn't only uncomfortable for you and me, but our pets, too. Here are some helpful tips to keep your animals safe in the extreme, summer heat: 1. Never leave your pets in a parked car.

Summer's brightest supermoon rises August 10

The second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday. Stargazers who missed the July 12 supermoon will have another chance to see the bright lunar phenomenon from all around the world.

Bertha becomes second Atlantic hurricane of 2014 season

Hurricane Bertha has formed in the Atlantic Ocean with maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour.

The summer of Supermoons is here

What's better than a "supermoon"? Three Supermoons! The full moons of summer this year -- July 12, August 10 and September 9 -- will all be Supermoons, as NASA calls them.

National Hurricane Center introduces new tropical outlooks

The National Hurricane Center or NHC will introduce an experimental five-day "Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook" (GTWO) tomorrow, July 1 at 1:00 p.m. (Central).

Friday the 13th Full Moon

This month's full moon happens to fall on Friday the 13th- a coincidence that may seem a little spooky to some.

Dry today, wet tomorrow

We will experience another hot and dry day, but chances of rainfall return tomorrow. A few storms could be strong and produce heavy downpours tomorrow afternoon.

The El Reno, Oklahoma Tornado

Today is the one year anniversary of the record breaking El Reno, Oklahoma tornado. The tornado began at approximately 6pm on May 31, 2013 just to the southwest of El Reno, Oklahoma- a suburb of Oklahoma City.

Meteor shower approaches in time for holiday weekend

The cosmos has aligned, quite literally, for families, space geeks and insomniacs alike, as the Earth is set to intercept a new meteor shower late Friday into Saturday.

Good News: NOAA predicts near-normal or below-normal 2014 Atlantic hurricane season

Here's there latest report: "In its 2014 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a near-normal or below-normal season.