Weather Talk

Flood Partners: National Flood Safety Awareness Week Day 5

The National Weather Service works with and relies on strategic partners involved in river observations, reservoir management, floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, and flood preparedness and safety to reduce the loss of life and prop

Flood Resources: National Flood Safety Awareness Week Day 4

There are many different resources to receive information about flooding. From river levels to forecast rain totals, multiple government partners provide data on a daily basis. Here are some links to flood resources:

14 facts of the Spring Equinox 2014

Spring begins today. Here are 14 facts of the Spring Equinox 2014:

Flood Hazards: National Flood Safety Awareness Week Day 3

A flood is defined as any high flow, overflow, or inundation of water that causes or threatens damage.

'Turn Around Don't Drown': National Flood Safety Awareness Week Day 2

This year is the 10th anniversary of the "Turn Around, Don't Drown" or TADD program. In an effort to raise awareness about flood safety on the roads, the National Weather Service created the campaign.

Flood Safety: National Flood Safety Awareness Week Day 1

Nearly every day, flooding happens somewhere in the United States or its territories.

Three years since Japan earthquake and tsunami

On March 11, 2011, at 2:46 p.m. Japan local time, the fourth largest earthquake to occur in the world since 1900 struck off the northeast coast of Japan.

Why Do We Have Daylight Saving Time?

Many of us cringe when we think we are going to lose an hour

Storm Prediction Center issues 'Slight Risk' of severe weather over Louisiana

The Storm Prediction Center has placed east Texas, Louisiana, south Arkansas, and southwest Mississippi under a "slight risk" of severe weather.

No weekend woes for Mardi Gras weekend!

All area parades from Lafayette to Baton Rouge to New Orleans to Houma should have some wonderful weather this upcoming weekend. Expect a few passing clouds on Friday with highs in the 60s.

Flash Floods: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 5

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Lightning: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 4

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Tornadoes: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 3

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Severe Thunderstorms: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 2

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Have a Plan: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 1

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.