Weather

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 11, 2019 - 6:24 am
The new week arrived with less than perfect weather for people heading to work or school. "Watch out for some patchy dense fog and scattered showers across Southeast Louisiana this morning," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said. Visibility was very low in spots, but not too bad in others. More...
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Don Ames
February 10, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Another cold snap has come to an end, and we find ourselves back in the 70s this Sunday. We'll be even warmer on Monday, as southerly winds return and we see highs in the upper 70s. It'll be more humid, though, with scattered showers. Then, another reversal. Local weather expert, WWL-TV...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 07, 2019 - 7:26 am
After another foggy start to the day, we will climb to record highs today. "Today will be another day with record high temperatures!" WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said. "Once the fog dissipates, we will see some sunshine and that will allow us to get into the lower 80s." The record today is...
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January 31, 2019 - 8:49 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — In Illinois, temperatures could rise by 80 degrees within days. In Michigan, melting snow and rain and a 17-mile ice jam could lead to flooding. Across the Midwest, the sudden warmth was sure to bring more broken roads and busted water mains. The polar vortex that brought many cities...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 30, 2019 - 7:06 am
Fears of the Polar Vortex sending a blast of Arctic air into Southeast Louisiana and freezing everything, were averted today thanks to some cloud cover. "These clouds are helping to keep the temperatures from plummeting too much this morning," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum explained. "We are...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 29, 2019 - 6:34 am
An Arctic cold front moving through today dropped cold rain and is dropping temperatures. Any snowfall stayed in North Louisiana and north of the Louisiana/Mississippi state line in Southeast Louisiana. "The rain will end by late-morning and then we will have plenty of sunshine with strong north...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 28, 2019 - 10:17 pm
A strong cold front is bringing Arctic air into Louisiana for your Tuesday. "An arctic front will move in around morning commute with rain likely in many areas," WWL-TV Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo said. "It will turn windy and cold the rest of the day." A Winter Weather Advisory is in place...
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FILE-In this Jan. 29, 2014 aerial file photo, abandoned cars at I-75 headed northbound near the Chattahoochee River overpass are piled up in the median of the ice-covered interstate after a winter snow storm, in Atlanta. A winter storm watch goes into effect at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, for Atlanta, a city known for its ability to grind to a halt even in relatively light snowfalls. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
January 28, 2019 - 7:16 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Five years after cars, trucks and school buses became marooned on Atlanta freeways in what became known as "snow jam ," another winter storm is threatening the city — just as thousands of fans begin pouring into town for Super Bowl 53. A winter storm watch goes into effect at 4 a.m...
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Chris Miller
January 28, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Washington Parish and Bogalusa city schools have announced that school will be closed tomorrow, January 29, as an arctic blast of winter weather arrives, WWL-TV reports and Tangipahoa Parish schools will have a two-hour delay. A cold front could bring snow, sleet, and freezing conditions to the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 28, 2019 - 6:37 am
After climbing into the mid 60s for highs today, seriously cold air blows into Southeast Louisiana. "A blast of Arctic air arrives late tonight into early Tuesday with a strong cold front," WWL-TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford explained. "The front will bring a 60% chance for light rain and...
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