National Weather Service

Don Ames
December 30, 2018 - 6:42 am
The National Weather Service says flood waters from the Tchefuncte River have crested earlier than the amended estimate of 6 a.m. Sunday, and at a "moderate" rather than "major" height. The flood crest had been expected to reach 30 feet Sunday morning, bur levels began to fall Saturday evening, and...
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Don Ames
December 29, 2018 - 12:56 pm
The St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Information issued an update on flood and river conditions Saturday afternoon. A release from director Ronnie Simpson reads as follows: "The National Weather Service has changed its prediction for the Tchefuncte River’s crest for the river gauge located...
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December 29, 2018 - 8:19 am
A powerful winter storm that brought blizzard warnings Friday across the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least three fatal crashes while flash flooding from rains in the South swept away cars and forced dozens of water rescues. In northern New England, a mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain...
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November 14, 2018 - 2:28 pm
(WWL.com) Louisiana residents woke up to cold temps around the state today, with some in the northern portions of the state experiencing record-setting snowfall. National Weather Service Shreveport meteorologist Mario Valverde said the snowfall was seen spanning several parishes, but the area with...
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David Blake
November 12, 2018 - 2:59 pm
Monday began with stormy weather warnings and watches and the day will end with another round of very chilly air. National Weather Service forecaster Mark Shields At the National Weather Service, forecaster Mark Shields says we're going to have to bundle up for a couple of days. ''We are looking at...
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David Blake
November 09, 2018 - 2:42 pm
For those locals who have been wishing for cold weather, their dream has come true! A cold front with very chilly air from Canada started blowing in today. We have hit our high for about the next week. National Weather Service Meteorologist Bob Wagner Meteorologist Bob Wagner at the National...
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August 26, 2018 - 10:17 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A once-powerful hurricane twisted and drifted away from Hawaii, leaving behind heavily saturated ground on the Big Island and many residents on other islands relieved it didn’t wreak more havoc. Firefighters on the Big Island rescued 39 people from floodwaters Friday through early...
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AP
August 24, 2018 - 8:20 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Sirens wailed while workers piled sandbags in front of hotels and police blared warnings to tourists to leave the world-famous Waikiki Beach as Hurricane Lane barreled north after dumping nearly 2 feet of rain on Hawaii's mostly rural Big Island. Emergency crews rescued five...
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August 19, 2018 - 8:28 am
We could see some more rough weather today. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for much of the metro area. Since heavy rain saturated Southshore areas on Saturday, the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Sunday and Monday. The Flash Flood Watch includes Upper Jefferson,...
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