Weather Talk

Three years since Japan earthquake and tsunami

On March 11, 2011, at 2:46 p.m. Japan local time, the fourth largest earthquake to occur in the world since 1900 struck off the northeast coast of Japan.

Why Do We Have Daylight Saving Time?

Many of us cringe when we think we are going to lose an hour

Storm Prediction Center issues 'Slight Risk' of severe weather over Louisiana

The Storm Prediction Center has placed east Texas, Louisiana, south Arkansas, and southwest Mississippi under a "slight risk" of severe weather.

No weekend woes for Mardi Gras weekend!

All area parades from Lafayette to Baton Rouge to New Orleans to Houma should have some wonderful weather this upcoming weekend. Expect a few passing clouds on Friday with highs in the 60s.

Flash Floods: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 5

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Lightning: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 4

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Tornadoes: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 3

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Severe Thunderstorms: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 2

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Have a Plan: Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Day 1

Louisiana's "Severe Weather Awareness Week" is this week, February 17-21.

Five tips for driving in fog

Fog could form a few nights this week. If you encounter any low visibility, then remember to use extra-caution while driving. Here are five, foggy-weather, safety tips to use:  1. Lights ON: Low Beam

Wet weather in south Louisiana, winter weather north

A major winter storm is set to impact states from Texas to the East Coast tonight and tomorrow. It will be the same system to bring south Louisiana its cold showers through Wednesday afternoon. 

Winter Weather Advisory in northern Acadiana

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 AM to 12 PM Tuesday for Avoyelles, Rapides and Vernon parish in northern Acadiana.

Winter weather close, but not close enough

Winter weather is forecast in north Louisiana Monday and Tuesday. However, the cold air and precipitation is not forecast to combine far enough south to impact our area.

Wet weather returns next week

After a sunny Sunday, our next cold front arrives Monday into Tuesday, and will turn skies gray.

Spring-feel turns bumpy next week

After a wintry week, including the freeze warnings and frozen precipitation, temperatures warmed by leaps-and-bounds the last few days. From highs in the 30s earlier this week, we managed to work our way back into the 70s today.