Weather Talk

Up in the sky, look: It's Supermoon!

The heavens will deliver a rare treat to moonstruck romantics and werewolves Sunday who rise before the sun. A feat of lunar synchronicity will create a Supermoon.

Tropical Storm Barry forms and heads to Mexico

Tropical Storm Barry is the second named storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It formed in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday evening.

Red Cross app offers hurricane preparedness tips

With hurricane season in full swing, it’s time to start thinking ahead and getting prepared at home.

LSU vet school offers disaster preparation tips to pet owners

If an emergency or bad weather forces you and your pets from your home, Will you know what to do and what to bring?

Alaska feeling the heat; nothing new in Louisiana

While south Louisiana has basked in the heat and humidity for several weeks now, residents in southern Alaska are wiping their brows with record high temperatures in the 80s and 90s.

Tropical Depression Two forms in Caribbean Sea

Tropical Depression Two formed off the coast of Belize and Guatemala around 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17.

Rising temperatures could create dangerous conditions for weekend activities

It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer. In south Louisiana, that feeling can often become a hazard to your health. It’s important to remember to stay safe while having fun outdoors.

Early season heat wave: temperatures of mid to upper 90s

With the threat of high heat on the way in south Louisiana, make sure you’re prepared for this week’s heat wave.

Reviewing the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season proved to be an active one last year. Overall, 19 named storms formed, of which, 10 became hurricanes. The strongest of the season was Hurricane Michael.

Tropical Storm Andrea forms and heads to Florida

The National Hurricane Center named Tropical Storm Andrea in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon. The Hurricane Hunters flew into the cluster of thunderstorms and found a well-defined area of circulation.

Generators and hurricanes: A potentially deadly combination

Not one, not ten, not even 50 people die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning due to the use of generators. On average, 81 people die each year according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Louisiana State Fire Marshal H.

Louisiana Representative forms bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus

A Louisiana U.S. Representative formed a bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus to streamline the national response to a natural disaster.

Just a few minutes in a hot car can be fatal

At least eight children -- mostly babies and toddlers younger than age 2 -- have died this spring after being left by caregivers or trapped in hot cars.

A plan to protect Louisiana’s coast

Following the devastating effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Louisiana State Legislature formed the Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority or CPRA in 2005.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a hurricane? Advancements in Doppler Radar

From a flock of birds to a cluster of storms, Doppler radar of the early-1990s was the technology everyone relied on to report rain, hail, and other forms of precipitation.