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Umbrella please: Rain in the forecast as the work week starts
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Thomas Perumean
February 09, 2020 - 10:15 am
A lot of rain headed our way
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 26, 2020 - 5:05 pm
Expect rain to end Sunday, but return Tuesday across Southeast Louisiana
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 11, 2020 - 12:57 pm
The weather is getting better now in the New Orleans area. "A line of strong thunderstorms rolled through southeast Louisiana on Saturday morning," WWL TV Meteorologist Payton Malone said. "It brought about a half-inch of rain and some high wind gusts." Storms were not severe across SE LA, but they...
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Lights On!
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Thomas Perumean
January 11, 2020 - 10:24 am
Spot showers are all that's left of a strong Gulf storm that moved through the region this morning. The storm knocked out power to more than 11-thousand Entergy customers at its peak. That outage was between I-10 and the river and fanned out along Causeway Boulevard. Entergy was ready with 1700...
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Jim Hanzo
January 10, 2020 - 9:00 am
Today will be a little warmer and humid with rain chances up as southerly winds pump in Gulf Moisture over the area. "It will be mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon," said WWL-TV meteorolgist Dave Nussbaum. "These storms are not going to be severe. High...
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Thomas Perumean
Thomas Perumean
October 15, 2019 - 6:09 am
Officials have expanded the evacuation zone around the crumbling structure of the Hard Rock Hotel as incoming rains pose a threat of causing more of the structure to collapse. New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell warned, "Obvisouly any weight that gets put on that building causes a little more...
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Thomas Perumean
August 27, 2019 - 7:00 am
Monday's mini deluge dumped between three and five inches of water in a two hour period, according to WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. Sewerage and Water Board says storms that drop more than in inch an hour can outpace the capacity of their system. Streetflooding in the CBD not only...
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Chris Miller
August 26, 2019 - 5:41 pm
A torrential downpour Monday afternoon flooded streets around New Orleans, and hit downtown hard enough to put water in some businesses. WWL-TV's Paul Murphy found street flooding on Poydras near Baronne, and said water made its way under the door of a Jimmy John's subs. More street flooding on...
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David Blake
August 13, 2019 - 12:58 pm
We all know the drill: a big shower dumps inches of rain on New Orleans in a short period of time, and then often comes street flooding. An LSU study of rain events over the last six decades shows showers have gotten more intense and drop more rain in a shorter period of time, causing increased...
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Chris Miller
July 23, 2019 - 8:27 pm
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Jefferson, Lafourche, and St. Charles parishes through 10:00 p.m. Tuesday. Some parts of New Orleans are also reporting street flooding. There are currently 4 reported STREET FLOODING areas in New Orleans: 2600 Block of Pine Street...
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