Jim Hanzo
March 03, 2019 - 4:02 pm
It appears the rain will begin to slack off, and that means good news for Bacchus riders and others this evening. Only a few spotty showers are expected this evening until 7 p.m. Tonight the cool down begins as temperatures start to fall quickly. Temps in the 50s this evening. "Overnight,...
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Don Ames
March 03, 2019 - 8:55 am
Things aren't looking all that great for Sunday, especially from about 2 p.m. through 5 p.m. But, Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras will be dry...though a bit chilly. We'll be able to watch the weather change through the day Sunday. Rain gear will likely be needed to start the day of parading. And, you may...
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Chris Miller
March 02, 2019 - 3:50 pm
With the potential for severe thunderstorms in the New Orleans area on Sunday, the city announced Saturday afternoon that some Sunday parades will begin early. Okeanos will now roll at 10:00 a.m. (originally scheduled for 11:00 a.m.) Mid-City will now roll at 11:00 a.m. or following Okeanos (...
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Don Ames
March 02, 2019 - 12:19 pm
WWL-TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum says Saturday looks like a pretty good day for parades. "We'll have some decent weather for all of the parades today! Only a slight chance for a shower or storm at 30 percent." Of course, that 30 percent means you'll want to keep an umbrella handy in case one of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 23, 2019 - 6:27 am
The Krewe of Bacchus says Jensen Ackles will reign as the 51st Bacchus. He is on the TV show Supernatural. "For fourteen years, Ackles has played the character of Dean Winchester, who teams up with his younger brother Sam (Jared Padalecki) and the angel Castiel (Misha Collins) to battle the forces...
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Zach Strief
January 13, 2019 - 1:41 pm
I was born a Yankee… it is what it is. Yet, 13 years after arriving, I consider myself a New Orleanian. There are a couple things that are synonymous with being a local in New Orleans. You love Mardi Gras, and you love the Saints. Sure, there are people who would claim not to love one or both...
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