Weather Talk

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.

Northeast digs out after deadly blizzard; Midwest to get next storm

For millions in the Northeast, the storm is over -- but being snowed in isn't.

Final days of Mardi Gras celebrations will be rain-soaked

If you’re planning on going to Mardi Gras celebrations this weekend, you might want to plan for rain.

Fog believed to be contributing fact in fatal crash involving school bus

Officials believe fog to be a contributing factor in a crash that claimed the life of one woman and sent three children and a school bus driver to the hospital this morning.

Warm temps are near, Punxsutawney Phil predicts

If you were hoping to be done with winter, Punxsutawney Phil had some good news for you -- spring is on the way.

High winds, tornadoes cause damage in Southeast

A weather system stretching from Michigan to the Louisiana coastline threw down high winds and spawned a handful of tornadoes Wednesday, causing damage across several states and claiming at least one life.

Storm system threatens to bring high winds, drop in temperature

South Louisiana is under a slight risk for severe weather overnight due to a cold front that will bring more seasonable temperatures by the end of the week.

Rare dam release triggers rainbows and icy show of nature in western North Carolina

For the first time in eight years the Tennessee Valley Authority is using the sluice tube at North Carolina's Fontana Dam to lower water levels in the reservoir.

Massive blocks of river ice crush docks & push dangerously close to Wisconsin homes

People living along Wisconsin's Lake Winnebago are dealing with heavy damage from ice shoves.

2012 is 10th warmest for world since 1880

The year 2012 was declared the globe's 10th warmest since record keeping began in 1880 and the warmest ever for the Lower 48 U.S.

Call center helps with flooding damage in Livingston Parish

With all the accumulated water, rising rivers, and flooding this week, the call center in Livingston Parish is stepping up to help people impacted by the recent storms.

DOTD prepared to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that department staff is prepared to deal with winter weather and icy road conditions.

Bayou Manchac Bridge still closed due to high water

A busy stretch of Perkins Road is still closed tonight. Barricades are set up at Santa Maria and Plantation to keep people from driving over the Bayou Manchac Bridge.

South Louisiana river levels

Here are some helpful links to river levels around south Louisiana. (In alphabetical order) Atchafalaya River: