Weather Talk

Climate change will mean more heat deaths

As greenhouse gases cause average temperatures to climb worldwide, human health will suffer, scientists say.

A great beginning to the unofficial start of summer

Music, food and fun! The forecast for the unofficial start to summer is looking great in south Louisiana.

GOHSEP announces ALERT FM; sends emergency alerts straight to your phone

Just in time for hurricane season, there's a new way to get the latest information from state police on watches, warnings, and alerts.

NOAA predicts extremely active season; 3 to 6 major hurricanes

In its 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active Atlantic hurricane season this year.

St. Francisville church hopes to help victims in Oklahoma with drive

Not everyone can go to Oklahoma to help with disaster relief, but one local community is doing what they can right here in Louisiana.

NWS: Straight line winds cause major damage in Morgan City

Straight line winds caused some big damage this morning in Morgan City. Several camper vehicles were flipped on their sides on Wednesday, May 22. We’re told the roof was torn off of a local business.

VIDEO: Baton Rouge-native captures footage of Oklahoma tornado

A Baton Rouge-native was two miles from the direct path of destruction in Moore, Oklahoma. He captured the terrifying sight of the massive twister that killed 24 people, including nine children.

Heartbreaking scenes in Oklahoma City area after twister

The enormity of Monday's Oklahoma City area tornado was heartbreaking as daylight began to slip away.

Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma

At least two tornadoes touched down in two states on Sunday as severe weather swept the region.

'Traumatic day': Residents return to tornado-devastated neighborhood

Scores of people stood outside a north Texas church Saturday morning, waiting to be escorted to their neighborhood for the first time since tornadoes devastated it three days earlier.

At least six people are dead & seven are missing following overnight tornadoes

At least six are dead and dozens more injured following violent weather that ripped across Texas Wednesday evening.

NOAA releases final report of Sandy service assessment

After a thoughtful and deliberate review, Wednesday, NOAA released a report on the National Weather Service's performance during hurricane/post tropical cyclone Sandy.

Flood insurance information number changes for Louisiana residents

Louisiana residents who have questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have a permanent helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.

Tornado Season 2013: A quiet start

According to the Storm Prediction Center, this year is one of the least-active starts to tornado season in U.S. history.

Recent downpours, northern U.S. flooding may cause local levees to overflow

All the rain, combined with flooding in the northern part of the country is causing concern for the Army Corps of Engineers and local residents.