National Weather Service

Chris Miller
July 10, 2019 - 10:45 am
The National Weather Service is now predicting the Mississippi River to crest at 20 feet at the Carrollton gauge near Uptown New Orleans. This would put the river at the top of the levee in some areas, but still more than a foot below the recorded all-time high of 21.3 feet. Louisiana Governor John...
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David Blake
July 09, 2019 - 1:17 pm
Where will it go and how strong will it get? Those are just a few of the questions being asked about the Invest 92, which will gradually move south and out of Georgia over northern Florida and into the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters are busy tracking this area of low pressure which is expected to pick...
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Don Ames
July 07, 2019 - 10:25 am
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the New Orleans metro area Sunday. "We'll see actual temperatures in the upper 90s to near 100 degrees," says WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin. " The Heat Index may well be over 108...maybe 110." He urges folks in the area to take...
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The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Southeast Louisiana. "Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected today through Friday night. 2-6"+ of rain possible," forecasters at the NWS New Orleans office caution. Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected today through...
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May 26, 2019 - 9:19 am
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — An apparent tornado killed at least two people as it destroyed a motel, roared through a nearby mobile home park and caused other significant damage in the Oklahoma City area, officials said Sunday. El Reno Mayor Matt White said during a news conference that officials were...
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May 09, 2019 - 1:12 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The Army Corps of Engineers' New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time in one year. This comes as floods across the Midwest have caused billions of dollars of damage to homes, farms...
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April 14, 2019 - 6:11 am
Powerful storms that killed at least two people continued to move across the South on Sunday after spawning suspected tornadoes that left several people injured and multiple homes and businesses damaged or without power. National Weather Service meteorologist John Moore said a possible twister...
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Don Ames
April 07, 2019 - 9:11 am
Due to the expected heavy rain Sunday evening into Monday, parking restrictions on neutral grounds and sidewalks in the city will be suspended beginning at noon 12:00 p.m. Sunday and will remain suspended through 6:00 p.m. Monday. Residents are reminded not to block intersections or streetcar...
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David Blake
March 21, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Flooding in the Midwest has many concerned about how those draining flood waters could impact the already very high Mississippi River levels. Waters from the Missouri River basin do have to pass through heading on down to the Gulf of Mexico. National Weather Service meteorologist Danielle Manning...
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January 20, 2019 - 12:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a large swath of the country in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or...
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