Weather Talk

Tropical Storm Karen churns in the Gulf of Mexico

A soggy weekend is in store for parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Karen churns in the central Gulf of Mexico.

Download Red Cross Hurricane App for lifesaving info as Karen develops

As Tropical Storm Karen moves north across the Gulf of Mexico, the American Red Cross encourages people to download the new Hurricane App to get instant access to hurricane safety steps and weather alerts for areas in the path of the storm.

FEMA recalls workers to prepare for Tropical Storm Karen

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday it is recalling some furloughed workers to help prepare for Tropical Storm Karen, expected to strike the Gulf Coast this weekend.

Grand Isle State Park closes in preparation for TS Karen

Effective immediately, Grand Isle State Park is closed to visitors and is expected to reopen on Monday, Oct. 7.

Livingston Parish residents hope for the best, prepare for the worst with Tropical Storm Karen

As Tropical Storm Karen moves closer to the Gulf states, those in areas that could be hit are left hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.

Governor Jindal declares State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Karen

Governor Jindal has declared a State of Emergency due to Tropical Storm Karen.

Will Tropical Storm Karen impact Louisiana?

Tropical Storm Karen formed in the Gulf of Mexico this morning and south Louisiana could feel some impacts. As of 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 65 mph.

Shutdown: National Weather Service continues work

Despite the Federal government shutdown, all NOAA agencies, including the National Weather Service, will keep their doors open for business.

Tropical Depression Eleven forms in Atlantic, forecast to stay over water

Tropical Depression Eleven formed in the central Atlantic Ocean on Saturday night. The National Hurricane Center measured winds at 35 mph, with gusts above 45 mph.

First Fall front in the foreseeable future

Despite a cold front passing over south Louisiana this afternoon, our highs were still able to work their way into the upper-80s/lower-90s today.

Football fans: Prepare for a wet weekend, exercise caution on the roads

It’s going to be a wet weekend here in Baton Rouge, which is going to create a mess for football fans

Helping flood-ravaged Colorado recover

Cleanup and rebuilding from the epic Colorado floods will take years, but there are ways to help organizations making a difference now.

Biggest aerial response since Katrina: Helicopters to search for 1,200 missing in Colo.

Rescue crews in Colorado, mounting what was called the largest civilian helicopter mission since Hurricane Katrina, waited for clear weather Monday in hopes of reaching hundreds of people trapped by catastrophic floods.

Suspected death toll rises from Colorado floods as nearly 500 unaccounted for

Rain was still coming down Sunday in Colorado, preventing aerial efforts to search for those missing in a devastating flood, authorities said. The National Guard grounded all helicopters in the state.

Hurricane Ingrid, Tropical Storm Manuel hit Mexico, killing 15

Rivers overflowed their banks, mudslides buried houses and roadways flooded as fierce tropical storm systems hit opposite sides of Mexico, killing at least 15 people, state media reported.