Weather Talk

Record-setting cold temperatures falling on south Louisiana

Our first Monday of 2014 was a COLD one. Morning lows dipped into the low to mid-20s, while afternoon highs only reached the low to mid-30s.

Explaining the winter weather watches, warnings & advisories

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued multiple winter weather statements to help prepare south Louisiana for forecast, cold temperatures ahead. 

Gear up for the coldest temperatures in 4 years

A powerful blast of Arctic air is forecasted to move into the region by Sunday evening. If you thought this recent round of freezing temperatures was rough, just wait until next week.

Chilling start for next week

As we head through the weekend we will be tracking one of the strongest cold fronts to move through the area in about three years.  By Sunday, our high temps will warm nicely into the low-mid 60s, but it will be short lived.  By Sunda

National Weather Service remembers the area weather of 2013

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has released its "2013 Weather Year in Review," which includes areas of Baton Rouge to New Orleans to southern Mississippi...

Pre-Christmas Severe Weather Possible

Severe weather might occur across the deep south Saturday into Sunday.

New research finds the world's coldest temperature

For centuries, thermometers have been used to measure temperature around the world.

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: