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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes

This week is National Severe Weather Awareness week for Louisiana.

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe Thunderstorms

This week is National Severe Weather Awareness Week for Louisiana.

Severe Weather Awareness Week for Louisiana

This week is National Severe Weather Awareness week for Louisiana.  Each day a new topic will be featured to help get you prepared for the upcoming Spring severe weather season.  Here is some useful infomation from the National Weathe

Unusual weather takes its toll on gentle aquatic mammals

 Manatees are dying in surprising numbers in Florida's Brevard County. Of the four dead manatees reported, one was only about two weeks old.

Tornado, Flash Flood Watch in south Louisiana, several inches of rain expected

A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of south Louisiana due to a warm front passing through the area. Along with the potential for damaging winds and hail, the storm could bring as much as 3 to 5 inches of rain.

Another round of severe winter weather bears down on the Midwest

Just days after the middle of the country was pounded by a massive winter storm more severe snow and ice is expected in the region today.

Teachers: Hurricane center to hold 'webinars' for students

A series of hurricane awareness webinars presented by the "Hurricanes: Science and Society" team are set to air for students and teachers around the Gulf Coast on March 18 or 21.

Pre-spring thunderstorms will soon arrive

Thunderstorms will form ahead of a cold front moving west to east over Louisiana this afternoon and evening. A few of them could turn severe. The greatest, risk area will be along and north of the I-10 corridor.

Next round promises stronger storms

After a rainy Monday night, another round of thunderstorms looks to bring stronger storms to Louisiana on Thursday. 

Environmentalists fill National Mall to fight climate change

Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama.

Denham Springs residents brace for flooding

Matt Waldrep spent most of his Mardi Gras getting ready for the Amite River to rise up, helping his grandparents move their cars to higher ground.

Flood Watch issued for south Louisiana, EBR could see up to 6 inches

A Flood Watch is in effect for the remainder of the evening and will continue until Tuesday afternoon.

Louisiana-based Red Cross volunteers head to Mississippi to assist with relief effort

Red Cross volunteers from Louisiana headed to Mississippi early this morning to aid those impacted by a tornado that destroyed over 200 homes.

Home video shows large tornado ripping through Hattiesburg, Mississippi

A tornado ripped through the town of Hattiesburg, Mississippi on Sunday, Feb 10. A fire official says the twister caused major damage in the city and on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Clean up continues in wake of weekend blizzard

The deadly storm that brought as much as three feet of snow to some areas of the Northeast is gone, but the clean up is just getting started. Road and power crews spread out across the region on Sunday.