Tropical Weather

June 20, 2017 - 6:32 am
With tropical rains blowing ashore now through early Friday, state officials are urging residents to be ready. That includes having what you need (food, water, medicine) to get by for a few days if your neighborhood goes under water. Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 19, 2017 - 10:07 pm
The low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico has still not developed into a depression or tropical storm. As of 10:00pm, maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts. "Some slight strengthening is possible before the system reaches the coast," according to the National Hurricane...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:38 pm
We are monitoring a large area of disturbed weather in the Gulf of Mexico. It is forecast to send heavy rains over Southeast Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Tuesday through Thursday or Friday. TROPICAL STORM WARNING for the southeast Louisiana coast until further notice. FLASH FLOOD WATCH for our...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:27 pm
Authorities are urging residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding rains across the Gulf Coast. Here is the information as released by local and state leaders. Jefferson JEFFERSON PARISH MONITORING DISTURBANCE IN THE GULF JEFFERSON, LA – This is to inform the public the Jefferson Parish...
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National Hurricane Center
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 18, 2017 - 10:50 pm
The National Hurricane Center says a disturbance off the Mexican Coast will likely develop into a depression or tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico. "A broad area of low pressure located near the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula continues to produce a large area of disorganized showers and...
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Chris Miller
June 17, 2017 - 5:44 pm
The National Hurricane Center says a broad area of low pressure in the Caribbean is drifting north towards the Gulf of Mexico, and could become a depression or tropical storm over the next few days. "Satellite data and surface observations indicate that a broad low pressure area has formed over the...
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