Weather Talk

Governor Jindal updates status of the state during Hurricane Isaac

Governor Bobby Jindal is holding a press conference in Baton Rouge to update on the current conditions around the state. NBC33 is carrying the press conference live. We will post the full press conference here at its conclusion.

Update on Hurricane Isaac's progress

As the sun is begriming to rise in New Orleans we're getting a since of the damage as Hurricane Isaac rips through with strong wind and rains. 

Hurricane Isaac slams into the Louisiana coast

Hurricane Isaac is coming ashore with a fury. Vicious winds and heavy rain are barreling down on coastal cities in four different states. The storm is knocking down trees and taking out power lines.

Obama urges those in path of Hurricane Isaac to heed official warnings

Cities along the Gulf Coast are feeling the affects of Hurricane Isaac. Waves battered the walls meant to keep water off low lying roads as Isaac pushed its way through the gulf Tuesday.

NBC33 Live Isaac coverage: Baton Rouge

NBC33 Meteorologist Kyle Myers and reporter Rachel Rollar are in Baton Rouge, where the wind gusts are getting greater and the rain is beginning to fall.

UPDATE: Levee 'overtopped' in Plaquemines Parish, will be breached to relieve pressure

UPDATE: The levee in Plaquemines Parish will be breached to relieve pressure on it, according to state officials.

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.