Showers and storms are rolling across Acadiana Friday, setting the stage for a soggy weekend, according to the KATC weather team.
A cold front is expected to move through southeast Louisiana Wednesday, forecasters said, bringing numerous thunderstorms and slightly cooler temperatures.
Road repairs are starting on West Congress Street near three Lafayette schools, just in time for the start of classes Aug. 15.
The third and final phase of widening Interstate 10 between Lafayette and the Atchafalaya Basin bridge probably will begin in 2020.
A $14 million state road project on Johnston Street in Lafayette is expected to get underway right in time for the holiday shopping season.
The driver of a truck was killed Thursday morning in a crash involving three other 18-wheelers along Interstate 10 near Grosse Tete, authorities said.
Zoosiana's animals have returned to their normal routines after hunkering down with hurricane snacks like the rest of us over the weekend.
Actions taken to control water in area waterways, along with less rain than expected and northerly winds, probably saved Lafayette Parish from catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Barry.
Nearly 40 residents of neighborhoods around Comeaux High School met Monday with a state and local representative to press for immediate drainage improvements after their homes nearly flooded again during Hurricane Barry.
Thousands of customers in Acadiana are still without power Monday afternoon, as the last bands of Tropical Storm Barry move through the region.
Two Scouts BSA troops got more than they bargained for this weekend when their canoeing trek across the Atchafalaya Basin was interrupted by Tropical Storm Barry. Instead of griping, the young men took the change in plans as an opportunity to help…
A global nonprofit is working with local chefs in Lafayette, Baton Rouge and New Orleans to prepare nutritious, restaurant-quality meals for victims and first responders affected by Tropical Storm Barry.
Tropical Storm Barry, which landed onshore Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane, battered and soaked Iberia Parish overnight and into Sunday morning.
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a flash flood warning for several Acadiana parishes Sunday morning.
The Lafayette Utilities System is getting a boost from linemen and tree trimmers from around the South as the agency prepares to restore electricity after Tropical Storm Barry moved through the area.
All Morgan City electric customers were without power Saturday afternoon after the winds of Hurricane Barry, since downgraded to a tropical storm, hit St. Mary Parish.
Considering Tropical Storm Barry and the storm’s drawn out approach, churches across Acadiana are canceling services or adjusting their worship schedules. Check below to see if your church is on the list.
Parts of Iberia Parish experienced mass power outages, including the area surrounding New Iberia, which had over 16,000 CLECO customers without power as of 3:45 p.m. Saturday.
PATTERSON -- A guardian angel was watching over the Aucoin family Saturday morning when winds from Hurricane Barry split a large oak tree in their front yard.
Hurricane Barry made landfall at Marsh Island, west of Morgan City and due south of Lafayette about noon Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. By 1 p.m., it was downgraded to a strong tropical storm with sustained winds of 70 mph.
Tropical Storm Barry on Saturday morning hovered near Louisiana's coast ahead of its anticipated northward turn. The storm is expected to dump up to 20 inches on the state as it makes its way inland.
Tropical Storm Barry is picking up speed, strengthening and is now located about 70 miles south of Morgan City. On its current path, slightly to the west of earlier predictions, the center of the storm would move directly over Lafayette.
Emergency officials and the Lafayette Parish School System are staging buses across the parish to assist residents in Lafayette and neighboring parishes in case of evacuations.
Tropical Storm Barry is expected to come ashore near Avery Island in Iberia Parish on Saturday morning, according to Friday's forecast.
Tropical Storm Barry continued its slog through the northern Gulf of Mexico on Friday and is expected to come ashore in St. Mary or Iberia parishes on Saturday afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center.
A state of emergency has been declared for Lafayette Parish in advance of predicted severe weather from Tropical Storm Barry.
As everyone watches the track of Tropical Storm Barry, which is predicted to come ashore at Morgan City on Saturday morning, many Acadiana parishes have announced voluntary evacuations.
Acadiana could be spared from the worst of what is now Tropical Storm Barry if it remains on its current path, although it's still too soon to know where the storm, which is predicted to become a low-end hurricane, will come ashore this weekend.
Facing the possibility of catastrophic rainfall and flooding from a tropical system, Acadiana officials are taking early steps to lower water levels in the Vermilion River and area bayous and swamps, hoping to increase their ability to handle the …
As Acadiana residents prepare for Tropical Storm Barry, which could be a Category 1 Hurricane by the time it makes landfall Saturday morning, there are sandbags available in multiple locations.
Local leaders have been preparing for heavy rains from a tropical cyclone that's predicted to strengthen to a hurricane before making landfall by the week's end.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will address storm preparations ahead of the potential impact of Invest 92L, which is expected to become a tropical depression Wednesday or Thursday.
With heavy rainfall expected starting Wednesday, sandbag supplies are available to Lafayette and Iberia Parish residents at various locations.
UPDATE: As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, power was restored to most homes and businesses in Duson. Power to the area was knocked out when a dump truck spreading gravel on Toby Mouton Road became tangled in overhead power lines and downed four electrical pole…
Scorching temperatures, high humidity and only a small chance of rain have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory for south Louisiana on Friday.
The left inside lanes of northbound and southbound Interstate 49 are closed near Gloria Switch Road while crews work to clean up a diesel spill after an 18-wheeler overturned.
The Lafayette Police Department and Louisiana State Police are on the scene of a crash involving hazardous material on Interstate 10 East at the Ambassador Caffery off-ramp at exit 100.
Effective immediately and until further notice, a number of roads in lower St. Martin Parish will be closed because of high water, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office: