Weather Talk

Frenzied preparations as East Coast braces for possible 'superstorm'

Got your bottled water? Food? Sandbags? Batteries? Toilet paper?

Winter weather outlook released today

Federal meteorologists are putting a big question mark over what to expect this winter in the Northeast, but for much of the country they're predicting a drier and and warmer winter that could intensify the drought.

When autumn leaves fall

A new crispness in the air. The red, orange and yellow of the leaves changing colors. The crunch of the first few leaves on the ground.

Two tornadoes hit New York City as severe weather lashes region

Severe weather barreled across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful cold front brought heavy rain, high winds and at least one tornado into a beachfront neighborhood of New York City.

Oil on the coast prompts action, emergency closures from state agencies

Oil related issues are washing up along Louisiana beaches. From wildlife found injured and covered in oil, to tar balls on the shore, officials are keeping their eye on the coast.

After Isaac, Louisiana and Mississipi residents face dangerous heat conditions

As more residents in southern Louisiana return home after Hurricane Isaac, many must now contend with a new obstacle: rebuilding their lives amid blistering temperatures and no air conditioning.

Isaac erosion reveals remains of Civil War-era ship on Alabama beach

Hurricane Isaac has unearthed a mystery on the Alabama shore. Locals say the mystery ship dates back to the Civil War era.

Water covers Livingston Parish; curfew remains in place

Livingston Parish is suffering from serious flooding issues and the water is still pushing in to the area.

DOTD: Priority routes set for evacuation in Tangipahoa Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has developed a list of priority routes which they will strive to quickly and safely reopen to facilitate evacuation efforts in Tangipahoa Parish.

Jindal: Evacuate now if you're near Tangipahoa River

Governor Jindal held a press conference this afternoon to update residents in Tangipahoa Parish on the flooding threat. He warns all to take the evacuation warning seriously.

Storm continues to dump rain on an already soaked & flooded Louisiana

Entire communities are waking up under water this morning to face another day of Isaac. Rooftops are all that's visible in parts of southern Louisiana, and in Mississippi roads have turned to rivers.

Storm continues to churn over Louisiana

Isaac continues to push inland, downgraded to a tropical storm. The storm's assault has been relentless.

Slow moving storms dumps rain on New Orleans; flood defenses are holding

Hurricane Isaac has weakened slightly as it makes its way through Louisiana and Mississippi, but even as a Category One hurricane it's still bringing high winds and flooding rains.

Baker Mayor: Isaac was no storm to take lightly

Baker Mayor Harold Rideau isn't taking Isaac lightly. The tropical storm knocked out power to all of the city's residents early Wednesday morning, and that's even before the storms strongest rain and wind hit the city.

New Orleans feels the impact of Isaac

The city of New Orleans has been seeing nothing but rain and wind since early this morning. Flash flooding, gusts of wind, and debris flew down the streets.