Weather Talk

Enviornmentalists say refineries are not ready for hurricane season: findings from Isaac

Hurricane season's in full swing. We need to be prepared and so do the many refineries and plants across the state, but environmentalists say some of them just aren’t.

New hurricane model may pinpoint touchdown location months in advance

There is now a new model for predicting where hurricanes will hit, but it still has a long way to go.

Mile-wide tornado rips across Bossier Parish; no injuries or major damage reported

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado passed through Red River Parish overnight

Families start to prepare for hurricane season with help of Home Depot

Hurricane season means it's time to get prepared before it's too late, but sometimes getting ready gets pushed off.

Tropical Storm Dorian forms in eastern Atlantic

Tropical Storm Dorian formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, with winds sustained around 50 mph Wednesday morning.

Tropical depression four forms in the Atlantic

Tropical depression four has formed in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean.  This will be a system we will be tracking into next week.  The track will take the system due west for the next 5 days, and after that there is too much uncertain

Heat wave blamed for 3 deaths in New York City

The heat wave that rolled through the Northeast last week killed at least three people in New York, the city's medical examiner reported Monday. The victims were all in their 80s.

A 'super' night for skywatchers

Tonight's full moon will be a "super" one.

First African tropical wave with potential moves into the Atlantic Ocean

The first tropical wave of the Atlantic hurricane season to move off the coast of Africa shows possible signs of development in the Atlantic Ocean.

In electrical storms, being indoors doesn't mean you're out of the woods

Weather experts agree: When lightning strikes, it's best to go indoors.

Tropical Storm Chantal propels toward Caribbean Sea

Tropical Storm Chantal continues its speedy journey west-northwest, toward the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea, Monday afternoon.

Tropical Storm Chantal forms in Atlantic Ocean; could impact the U.S.

The National Hurricane Center began issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Chantal Sunday night, as the tropical wave in the Atlantic Ocean showed signs of strengthening.

NWS: Flash Flood Watch in effect for southeast Louisiana, southern Miss.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through the weekend for much of southeast Louisiana and parts of southern Mississippi.

A month closer to peak of hurricane season

Typically, July is a quiet month during the Atlantic Hurricane season. According to the National Hurricane Center, the season does not peak until mid-August and will stay active through late-October.

Record-setting heat wave turns fatal in Southwest

Death Valley resident Mike Wood says he's used to the heat. But when his running shoes begin to melt, he starts to pay attention.