Weather Talk

Flood Warnings issued around south Louisiana

Heavy and prolonged rains prompted the National Weather Service to issue Flood warnings for rivers around south Louisiana.

DOTD issues weather travel advisory

With the possibility of continued heavy rain and flooding in the forecast, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the department staff is prepared to deal with severe weather and hazardous road conditio

Livingston Parish asks residents to report water damage with hotline

Starting tomorrow, the Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is asking for any residents of the Parish whose home sustained water damage during the recent severe weather to please call (225) 686-3996.

Breached levee prompts emergency sandbagging operation to save historic park

An emergency sandbag operation took place over the weekend after overflow from the Vermilion River threatened to flood a major portion of a living history park.

Possible tornado hits East Feliciana Parish

A possible tornado has touched down near Pride in East Feliciana Parish.

Continued rain forces more residents in Crowley out of their homes

Roughly 20 residents in Crowley had to leave their homes today due to continued flooding issues.

Another possible tornado causes more damage in Breaux Bridge

Just days after concluding one investigation, the National Weather Service is headed back to Breaux Bridge after reports that a possible tornado caused damage to homes.

Denham Springs residents dealing with floodwaters

It's a common scene just off River Road in Denham Springs - water that's being measured in feet and not inches.

Hunting seasons closed in several areas due to high river level

High water due to recent rain has created dangerous conditions for hunters, which prompted the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to make several closures to hunting seasons.

Residents along Vermilion River extremely affected by the overflow of the river

Jan Risher and her family have lived in their house on the Vermilion River for five years. In the time they have lived there, Risher says the water has never been this high, and that's including Hurricane Rita in 2005.

State of Emergency declared due to severe weather across south Louisiana

Governor Jindal has declared a State of Emergency to help provide resources for those areas impacted by severe weather.

Elderly man rescued from vehicle trapped in high water

An elderly man had to be rescued from his vehicle this afternoon in Calcasieu Parish.

EF 1 tornado damages roughly 30 homes, businesses in St. Martin Parish

Parish President, Guy Cormier has signed a State of Emergency for St. Martin Parish due to the severe weather that traveled through the Parish this morning.

Security camera captures tornado touchdown in Plaquemine

Security cameras at an industrial plant rolled as a tornado ripped through Plaquemine.

Flooding in Crowley prompts voluntary evacuation, major road closure

Rising flood waters in Crowley have prompted the closure of a major road and voluntary evacuation of at least one subdivision.