National Hurricane Center

Chris Miller
November 19, 2019 - 4:19 pm
The tropics still have something to say this season. Tropical Storm Sebastian formed today east-northeast of the Leeward Islands. The storm is expected to stay over open waters. It is also encountering conditions that are hindering its development. "The low-level center of Sebastian has been...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 25, 2019 - 10:06 pm
Rain keep washing over Louisiana as Tropical Storm Olga spins toward the coast. WWL TV Meteorologist Chris Franklin said, "Heavy rain is still our greatest threat. We've already since this afternoon seen anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of rain and an additional 1 to 3 is possible through the overnight...
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Chris Miller
October 25, 2019 - 3:53 pm
The National Hurricane Center this afternoon upgraded depression number 17 to Tropical Storm Olga. The storm is headed for the central Louisiana coast and is expected to merge with a cold front and become a post-tropical low with gale-force winds in a matter of hours. BREAKING: Tropical Storm Olga...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 25, 2019 - 10:27 am
The National Hurricane Center now says we could have a tropical storm coming ashore in Louisiana tonight. "On the forecast track, the center of the cyclone should move across the northwestern Gulf of Mexico this afternoon and then move over the northern Gulf coast tonight or Saturday morning,"...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 18, 2019 - 9:59 am
Forecasters do not expect Louisiana to get much from the disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico as it passes to the south. "We will only have some minor impacts on Louisiana today," WWL TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said. "The worst of it will be along the coast with some heavy rain, gusty winds and...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 16, 2019 - 10:01 am
The National Hurricane Center is watching a trough of low pressure moving into the Bay of Campeche. "Gradual development is possible, and a tropical or subtropical cyclone could form late this week over the western or central Gulf of Mexico while the system is moving generally northeastward," U.S...
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Chris Miller
September 27, 2019 - 3:07 pm
UPDATE 4:00 p.m.: The National Hurricane Center says Karen has degraded to a surface trough. Things have turned much quieter in the tropical Atlantic, where only two named storms currently exist, and one of them may dissipate "at any time," according to the National Hurricane Center. The tropics...
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WWL Newsroom
September 22, 2019 - 9:14 am
The 11th named storm of the hurricane season has developed in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Karen formed early Sunday near the Windward Islands. Maximum sustained winds were near 40. A tropical storm warning was in effect for Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and St...
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National Hurricane Center
Jim Hanzo
September 18, 2019 - 11:14 am
The 10th named storm has become Tropical Storm Jerry for this year's Atlantic hurricane season. Jerry becomes one of 5 sytems in either the Gulf or Atlantic. WWL-TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum explains what forecasters are looking at. "Right now the tropics are pretty active as we are in the peak...
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Chris Miller
September 17, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Tropical weather in the Atlantic Ocean made some significant developments today, with the ninth named storm and tenth tropical depression of the year. Tropical Storm Imelda formed just miles off the Texas coast early this afternoon. It is moving north and likely will make landfall in the next few...
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