Weather Talk

Busy year for American Red Cross in Louisiana, nationwide

The American Red Cross spent much of 2012 helping people in Louisiana and across the country whose lives were impacted by disasters.

Top 12 of 2012: South Louisiana Weather

As we look toward the New Year, many of us will be taking time to reflect on the past 12 months. We will reminisce about what we did wrong, think of what we could have done right, and consider what we can do better in the coming year.

Snow covers 65 percent of lower 48; more coming

Snow covers most of the lower 48 states following a week of wicked weather, but forecasters warned on Friday that it's not over yet.

Tornado risks, snowstorms expected as weather systems push east

A white Christmas is rare for Little Rock, Arkansas, but a powerful winter storm took it to a new level: The 9 inches of snow that fell broke a December 25 snowfall record that had stood for 86 years.

It’s beginning to look a lot like a wet Christmas

Severe weather could put a damper on Christmas plans for people in Louisiana.

Snow storms descend on a wide swath of the Midwest

Powerful weather systems are crossing the country, dumping heavy snow up north and spawning dangerous storms down south. There were near white out conditions in Madison, Wisconsin Thursday.

Strong winds damage Faith Academy...again

For the second time in about four months the roof on Faith Academy in Gonzales has been badly damaged. Sixty mph winds ripped part of it off. Luckily, nobody was injured.

Cold front caused damage from wind, temperatures to drop overnight

An early morning storm caused damage and knocked out power to many homes and businesses in south Louisiana. Fortunately, no injuries have been reported so far.

Freeze warning in effect tonight, officials warn to insulate your pipes

Pipes could freeze in tonight's cold temperatures, which could mean lots of water damage for your home. To make sure your pipes don't freeze, it is recommended that you insulate them.

Residents, firefighters pick up pieces after severe weather crushes community

The National Weather Service confirmed a EF1 tornado touched down in Ascension Parish.    Several homes and even a fire station were damaged.

Disaster declaration issued for EBR Parish

After visiting the areas affected by the severe weather this morning in East Baton Rouge Parish, Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden signed a Local Disaster Declaration.

Confirmed tornado caused major damage to homes in Baker

The National Weather Service confirms that an EF1 tornado touched down in Baker this morning. Winds reached an estimated strength of 105 mph, causing major damage along its path.

Serious damage in Ascension Parish, possible tornadoes

Serious damage is being reported across south Louisiana. The National Weather Service is currently investigating several reports of tornado damage.

Chief: Tornado damage in Baker

Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps said a tornado hit the Bakerfield area of Baker this morning - leaving behind lots of damage.

Three separate weather systems leave soggy mess in California

After nearly a week of devastating winds and rain the West Coast is getting a bit of a break from the dangerous weather this morning, but more could be on the way.