Weather Talk

NBC33 Live Isaac coverage: Energy Outages

Many residents of Lousiana are reporting energy outages across the state. NBC33's Brix Fowler has more on these outages, and what companies are doing to fix these outages.

NBC33 Live Isaac coverage: New Orleans

NBC33's Neeha Curtis is in New Orleans on Canal Street, where Isaac is drenching the city with its downpours.

Storm reaches hurricane strength, expected to dump dangerous amounts of rain on Louisiana

Hurricane Isaac is bearing down on the Gulf Coast. Forecasters expect the storm to make landfall late tonight into early Wednesday morning, with New Orleans straight in its cross-hairs.

NBC33 Live Isaac coverage: Houma

NBC33's Alex Deiro is in Houma at the Municipal Auditorium, where about 200 people have taken shelter. Houma is feeling the effects of Hurricane Isaac.

NBC33 Live Isaac coverage: GOHSEP

Local officials are surely keeping a close eye on Isaac today. We continue our team coverage at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

With 80 mph winds and drenching rains, Isaac makes landfall in Louisiana

After churning through the Caribbean and chugging up the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Isaac made landfall over southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday night -- bringing with it sustained winds of 80 mph and torrential rains.

Mandatory evacuation of Assumption Parish issued, curfew, alcohol sale ban

A mandatory evacuation of all of Assumption Parish has been issued. Assumption Parish is expecting sustained winds of 50 - 70 mph with gusts at 85 mph. Tropical storm force winds are expected by 6:00 a.m.

Residents along a wide swath of the Gulf Coast are digging in

Tropical Storm Isaac swept across Florida overnight and rumbled into the Gulf of Mexico. Now residents near the coast are preparing for the massive storm's uncertain strike.

Gulf Coast braces as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches

People in New Orleans and across the gulf are reviewing their evacuation plans and stocking up on supplies as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches. The preparations actually began, however, seven years ago in the wake of Katrina.

LSU remains open, activates special needs shelter, urges preparedness

The LSU Emergency Operations Center has been activated and is carefully monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac. In addition, LSU's Carl Maddox Field House has been designated a Medical Special Needs Shelter by the state.

Red Cross needs volunteers

Additional volunteers are needed to provide comfort for those in need across south Louisiana. The American Red Cross continues to ramp up volunteers and supplies for shelter and feeding operations as Isaac moves toward Louisiana.

Isaac stays on path directly for Louisiana

Click on the video link to see the latest on Isaac from Chief Meteorologist Jesse Gunkel.

Salvation Army increases number of emotional, spiritual care personnel

Natural disasters, especially Hurricanes, can cast a large shadow over the emotional and spiritual health of survivors and first responders.

Shreveport-Bossier City preps for Tropical Storm Isaac evacuees

The Red Cross in Shreveport-Bossier City is busy today loading comfort kits, clothing and cots from their warehouse to setup an evacuee shelter on the LSUS campus.