The National Hurricane Center has classified Hurricane Laura as a 'Major Hurricane' with the potential for catastrophic storm surges, extreme winds, and flash flooding. The storm is currently a Category 3 hurricane with potential to reach a Category 4 before making landfall. Not only will this directly impact South Louisiana but could potentially cause damage in North Louisiana as well. The National Weather Storm predicts Laura could reach our area as a Category 1 hurricane and cause flash flooding, tornadoes and wind damage. Check back here for all updates on the storm.
Governor Edwards in Washington Seeking Federal Storm Assistance
Louisiana needs help and the federal government has been slow to open the purse strings. Governor Edwards is in the nation's capital today to see about securing more federal aid.
Tropical Threat Likely for Gulf of Mexico Early Next Week
Forecasters are watching a system that could affect the Gulf of Mexico and maybe South Louisiana by early next week.
Triple Trouble in the Tropics as Ominous Anniversary Looms
Forecasters say a system in the Caribbean could move into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico over the weekend.
Senator Cassidy Secures Millions For State
The city of Sulphur will be receiving millions for generators.
Shreveport’s 10 Most Clicked Viral Stories Of 2020
From social justice rallies, to people swimming in giant fish tanks, these were the stories that Shreveport peeps were commenting on, sharing, clicking, and making VIRAL online in 2020
Shreveport’s 10 Most Clicked Weather Stories Of 2020
These major stories from 2020 had little to do with the COVID-19 pandemic, but were still very serious.
Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts Visits Lake Charles, Walks Through Hurricane-Devastated Neighborhoods
Robin Roberts is putting a spotlight on the devastation in Lake Charles.
North Carolina Lineman Travels to Louisiana One Day After Cancer-Free
Tyler Manick headed to Lake Charles, Louisiana to help Entergy restore power after Hurricane Laura less than one day after being told he was cancer-free.
Hurricane Delta Still Not Technically a ‘Disaster’ Yet
Until the declaration is made millions of dollars in federal aid are simply standing at the ready and not available for use.
Louisiana Law – Only One Named Stormed Deductible per Season
This is important for residents who have already filed claims during Hurricane Laura and need to file claims brought on by Hurricane Delta.
Hurricane Forecasts – How Accurate are Those Really?
Hurricane forecast technology has improved immensely over the past 50 years. Just how accurate these forecasts are is really impressive.
Aerial Photograph of Lake Charles Shows a Sea of Blue Roof Tarps
An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, October 6, 2020, by Erik Stratton from Moss Bluff, Louisiana shows a sea of blue roof tarps as far as the eye can see.