Weather Talk

Fifteen days until Christmas; What could the forecast be?

As many of us prepare for Christmas, just 15 days away, the questions begun to pop-up... "Will we see a White Christmas?" "Will it rain?" "Will it be cold or will it be hot?"

Somber forecast in South Africa Tuesday

As Nelson Mandela is laid to rest Tuesday, skies over a majority of South Africa will stay grey.  

Hurricane Season 2013 concludes quietly

As hurricane season draws to a close, we reflect on the past season, which began on June 1.

Hard Freeze Warning issued for tonight

A Hard Freeze Warning (pink) and a Light Freeze Warning (aqua) have been issued for tonight from 7pm until 9am tomorrow morning. Highs are expected to only get into the mid 40s this afternoon and drop quickly after the sun sets.

Second freeze forecast tonight; warnings issued

Temperatures are forecast to fall below freezing for a second, straight night-- prompting the National Weather Service to issue another "Freeze Warning" around the area.

Pet owners have options for keeping animals warm during cold nights

While people think about how to keep themselves warm on the coldest nights of the season, they also need to think about their four-legged friends.

First freeze, plus gusty winds, could mean danger

The first freeze of Fall will arrive south Louisiana Wednesday morning. As a cold front blows southward Tuesday afternoon, temperatures will fall-fast, with winds becoming gusty around 15-30 mph.

Protecting your plants in cold weather

Cold weather can harm your temperature-sensative plants. Here are a few tips from the LSU Ag Center to follow before a freeze occurs in south Louisiana. What to do before a freeze:

General asks for U.S. warships in typhoon relief

The hundreds of thousands of typhoon victims in the Philippines need help and they need it now, the U.S. Marine Corps general in charge of the U.S. military relief effort says.

Freeze Warning for Wednesday morning (3 am - 9 am)

A Freeze Warning has been issued for most of our viewing area, except for our coastal parishes. The warning goes into effect Wednesday morning from 3:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Temperatures topple Tuesday; first freeze possible

A strong cold front is headed southward on Tuesday, and it is set to bring the coldest air of the season into south Louisiana.

'Worse than hell' in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan plowed into northeastern Vietnam early Monday, packing powerful winds and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Typhoon Haiyan: In hard-hit Tacloban, children ripped from arms

No building in this coastal city of 200,000 residents appears to have escaped damage from Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Typhoon chaser: Water, wicked wind and fire add up to catastrophe in Philippines

It was the cruelest of ironies unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

This is a test, this is only a test; NOAA weather radio test Wednesday

The National Weather Service will issue a test tornado warning on the NOAA Weather Radio system at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2013.