The National Weather Service extended a flash flood warning for parts of the parishes of Iberia, Vermilion, Lafayette and St. Martin through 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Monday, October 08, 2018
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael gained new strength Monday and is expected to keep growing stronger ahead of an expected midweek strike on Florida's Panhandle, forecasters said.
Friday, October 05, 2018
An area of low pressure near Honduras has been increased to an 80 percent chance of forming into a tropical system in the next five days as it moves into the central Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center advised Friday evening.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Tropical Storm Kirk, still more than four days away from affecting the Lesser Antilles, continues chugging westward toward the Caribbean Sea.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Tropical Storm Kirk has formed in the eastern Atlantic and is forecast to chug through the Caribbean Sea into next week, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday morning.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The National Weather Service says more than 5.4 million people live in areas now under hurricane warnings or watches on the U.S. East Coast.
Monday, September 10, 2018
As the nation watched Hurricane Florence's ominous approach to the East Coast, Louisiana officials focused their attention instead on a pair of distant but threatening weather patterns — one just a wave of spinning atmospheric energy, the other al…
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane but it was deadly all the same, killing a child by blowing a tree onto a mobile home as it made landfall late Tuesday just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border.
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
A tropical storm warning for areas west of the mouth of the Mississippi River, including Lake Maurepas, has been discontinued as Tropical Storm Gordon makes it way to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said in its 4 p.m. Tue…
Monday, September 03, 2018
Tropical Storm Gordon formed Monday morning near the Florida Keys, the National Hurricane Center announced in a special advisory.
Sunday, September 02, 2018
Editor's note: This story is about what eventually became Tropical Storm Gordon and made landfall in Mississippi in early September.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Whoever coined that expression "it's not the heat, it's the humidity" failed to consider that, on some days, it's both.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scorching heat was spreading Friday across much of the South, where temperatures are expected to soar over 100 degrees (37.8 Celsius) and persist into next week.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Drivers who motor on through standing water in Lafayette Parish are now subject to penalty if they cause water to enter any building.
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Faucets left dripping to prevent frozen pipes during a rare extended spell of freezing temperatures caused water shortages and headaches across south Louisiana on Wednesday.
Monday, December 04, 2017
A cold front will bring breezy, cloudy, cold and rainy conditions to south Louisiana starting Tuesday evening through early Friday, the National Weather Service says.
Monday, November 06, 2017
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Interstate 10 eastbound is closed just east of Gross Tete after two 18-wheelers crashed Wednesday afternoon.
A tropical depression in the Caribbean was expected to strengthen to Hurricane Nate by the time it enters the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday with landfall occurring somewhere between southeast Louisiana and Florida on Sunday, the National Weather Serv…
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Heavy rain and historic, 185-mph winds lashed the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico's northeast coast Wednesday as Hurricane Irma roared through Caribbean islands on its way to a possible devastating hit on Florida.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) — The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history bore down on the islands of the northeast Caribbean late Tuesday, following a path predicted to then rake Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba…
Monday, September 04, 2017
Friday, August 25, 2017
As of 6 p.m. Friday, Hurricane Harvey has maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, making it a Category 4 storm. Once it makes landfall, Harvey will be the first major storm to hit the US since Hurricane Wilma in 2005.
Officials in Vermilion Parish on Louisiana's coast have called for a voluntary evacuation while a mandatory evacuation has been ordered for locations in Cameron Parish south of the Intracoastal Waterway as Hurricane Harvey heads for landfall in ne…
Thursday, August 24, 2017
The National Hurricane Center's forecast Thursday evening for Hurricane Harvey calls for the storm to strike Texas and then move east toward Louisiana.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
After Harvey reformed into a tropical depression Wednesday morning, it was expected to be upgraded to a tropical storm Wednesday before heading toward Texas, according to a 10 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
LATEST: Tropical Depression Harvey reforms in Gulf of Mexico; heavy rain, flooding concerns headed to South Louisiana
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Beginning Monday night, the westbound left lane of Interstate 10, from the Vermilion Bridge to the Louisiana Avenue Bridge, will be closed at night for hydro demolition until Sunday. The closure is estimated to take place from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., we…
Monday, July 17, 2017
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Crews were boarding up windows at homes and hotels across the southeastern Caribbean on Tuesday as Tropical Storm Don approached the region after forming in the Atlantic Ocean.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
An area of low pressure out in the Atlantic shows a strong chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next two to five days, the National Hurricane Center says.
Monday, July 03, 2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
A record-breaking downpour stranded residents and motorists in Lafayette Parish on Thursday, with the worst of the storm hitting about 1:30 p.m. and the worst of the flooding hitting Carenco.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Both eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 will be closed this weekend near Sorrento, beginning at 9 p.m. Friday and opening back up at 5 a.m. Monday, weather permitting, the Department of Transportation and Development said.
Monday, May 08, 2017
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The outside lanes of Ambassador Caffery Parkway in Lafayette between Johnston Street and the Vermilion River bridge are closed due to high water.
The entire state of Louisiana is under an "enhanced risk" for severe weather on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center.
Friday, April 21, 2017
City-parish government is reaching out to residents and business owners along the Evangeline Thruway for help in establishing priorities for revitalization projects being considered from Interstate 10 to south of Surrey Street.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
One person died and Interstate 10 was closed in both directions for hours Wednesday evening after three passenger vehicles and two 18-wheelers went up in flames from a crash at LA 415, said Trooper First Class Bryan Lee, a Louisiana State Police s…
Monday, April 03, 2017
A potent springtime low-pressure system fueled with moisture from the Gulf of Mexico spawned at least seven tornadoes across central and southeast Louisiana on Sunday and early Monday as heavy winds and rain toppled trees and power lines, causing …
In a tour of damage from Sunday's storms, Gov. John Bel Edwards visited with St. Martin Parish officials and met with a man whose wife and daughter were crushed and killed when a tornado flipped their mobile home near Breaux Bridge.
Chance Broussard of Auto Xtreme Collision Center in Lafayette shared with KATC-TV a video of a small tornado tossing a car Sunday morning.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek Monday was among four people killed in storms across the South.