Tropical Weather

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 04, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards says officials are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Gordon. "Be prepared and pray for the best," the governor said at an afternoon news conference. "I signed a statewide emergency declaration in anticipation of Tropical Storm Gordon, and its impact upon...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 04, 2018 - 11:53 am
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell today urged residents to prepare for possible impacts from Tropical Storm Gordon. She says while the system is forecast to make landfall near the Gulfport/Biloxi area in Mississippi tonight around 8:00pm, residents in New Orleans should prepare. At the news...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 04, 2018 - 9:56 am
Tropical Storm Gordon is in the Gulf of Mexico and on a track to make landfall as a minimal hurricane near Gulfport and Biloxi Mississippi around 9:00pm tonight. As of 10:00am, top sustained winds were 65 miles per hour. "Some strengthening is expected today, and Gordon is forecast to be a...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 04, 2018 - 8:02 am
Leaders in coastal areas of Southeast Louisiana are increasingly confident that Tropical Storm Gordon will not be devastating for the state. "It looks like we may be out of the woods, but... we don't want our residents to be complacent," St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis told WWL's Tommy...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 04, 2018 - 4:19 am
Forecasters feel more confident in the forecast track that brings the Tropical Storm Gordon to the Gulfport/Biloxi, Mississippi area around 9:00pm tonight. The National Hurricane Center says Gordon could be a hurricane by then. "A Hurricane Warning is in effect for (the) Mouth of the Pearl River to...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 03, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to make landfall between Gulfport and Biloxi as a hurricane late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. The National Hurricane Center has New Orleans barely in the cone of where the center of the system is expected to come ashore. A Hurricane Warning is up for...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 03, 2018 - 10:52 am
The National Hurricane Center now says that Tropical Storm Gordon's center of circulation is expected to make landfall tomorrow (Tuesday) evening around 8:00pm near Gulfport, Mississippi. "A Hurricane Watch has been issued from the Mouth of the Pearl River to the Alabama-Florida Border." Southeast...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 03, 2018 - 7:40 am
#BREAKING : We now have Tropical Storm Gordon over South Florida. This was #PTC7 . It's still forecast to make landfall on SE LA to S MS late Tuesday into Tuesday Night as a strong tropical storm. Stay tuned for updates. #lawx @WWLTV pic.twitter.com/TCMb1YECNp — Dave Nussbaum WWL-TV (@Dave_Nussbaum...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 03, 2018 - 6:17 am
The National Hurricane Center says Southeast Louisiana could be feeling tropical storm conditions Tuesday night into Wednesday. "The Tropical Storm Watch from the Alabama-Florida border westward to east of Morgan City, Louisiana, including Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas has been changed to a...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 02, 2018 - 8:01 am
The National Hurricane Center now gives a tropical wave an 80% chance of developing in the Gulf of Mexico, with Louisiana a possible target of the system. "The current unfavorable upper-level wind pattern is expected to gradually change and become more conducive for a tropical depression to form...
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