Weather Talk

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.

Rains soak East Baton Rouge, Livingston Parish

Heavy rains and flooding had an impact today in both East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes. Central residents there saw water creeping closer to their front doors today.

Sandbag locations around south Louisiana

Below is a list of sandbag locations around south Louisiana. Most require you to bring your own shovel and sandbags. ASCENSION PARISH:

Hottest on record: 2012 drought, disaster took toll on U.S.

The past year saw a mild winter gave way to a balmier-than-normal spring, followed by a sweltering summer and high temperatures that lingered into the fall, all punctuated by extreme drought and intense storms.

Heavy rain, potential flooding threatens south Louisiana, prompts school closures

A slow moving storm system passing through south Louisiana has created the potential for flash flooding. The threat has even prompted the closure of some area schools.