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Mark Menard
November 18, 2019 - 8:16 am
The weekend offered up a mixed bag for Pelicans fans, who watched the team go into Miami extremely shorthanded Saturday night. And while they couldn't come away with the win, the game offered something of a breakout opportunity for the team's third first-round pick of 2019. Nickiel Alexander-Walker...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 08, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Shortly before 4:00pm, officials at the Who Dat Nation Rally and Music Festival announced they were shutting down the event due to extreme heat. Crews walked through the festival alerting everyone that due to the high temperatures and heat index, it was not safe to continue the event. The National...
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The end of July and start of August is historically the time that we record the highest temperatures in Southeast Louisiana. "This is the hottest time of the year here for us for the next two weeks," according to WWL TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "92 is our average high." He says, however, we...
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Jim Hanzo
June 23, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Could we see an increase of rain to start off the work week? It's possible but the heat and humidity will remain. "When it’s not raining, it will still be hot," said WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "Highs should make it to low 90s and heat indices will be 100-105 again." We could see some...
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Chris Miller
June 21, 2019 - 10:12 am
It's the first day of summer, but it feels like it's been summer forever! And according to the state climatologist, summer 2019 has more of that in store. "So far this June, most days have had temperatures above normal in south Louisiana," said climatologist Barry Keim. "Looking out longer term,...
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May 04, 2019 - 9:53 am
Tom Perumean reporting... They don't call it heat for nothing. As the weather warms, fertile female cats look to hook up with unaltered Toms. Sixty days later the females give birth to a litter of kittens. According to the Advocate as many as 50-kittens-a-day can be turned into a shelter. And that...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 17, 2018 - 7:28 am
Sunday's high of 98 made it the hottest day of the year, and more record heat is expected today. "We had record heat all weekend and you can expect more of it today," said WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "An area of high pressure will sit over us the next few days and that will keep it hot and...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 28, 2018 - 6:11 am
We are locked into a weather pattern the brings plenty of heat and humidity to Southeast Louisiana, with daily rain chances. "We continue with hot, humid afternoons in the low 90s and some scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms," WWL-TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford said. "The main time...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 24, 2018 - 8:00 am
A brief break in the muggy conditions in greater New Orleans is coming to an end. "Another dry day with low humidity levels today," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said. "Saturday will be partly cloudy, hot and more humid with spotty showers and storms," The area of high pressure keeping less...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 09, 2018 - 6:51 am
As the vast majority of schools in Southeast Louisiana resume classes today, the weather remains in the summer pattern. "More heat and scattered storms," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum forecasts. "Typical weather for August." He says a few of the storms that do form could be strong with gusty...
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