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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 17, 2018 - 7:43 am
After a cloudy weekend, we see some sunshine today. "This Monday morning started chilly in the 40s with mostly clear skies," WWL-TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford said. "We'll continue with a mix of clouds and sunshine through the day." Pretty glow this morning over New Orleans @WWLTV pic.twitter...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 14, 2018 - 7:05 am
Early risers and overnighters had fog to contend with, but a breezy front blew away to pea soup before dawn in most of the region. "Dense fog formed this morning and visibilities were less and 1/4 mile at times," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum noted. YIKES! It's very foggy early on this Friday...
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December 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Marines from Camp Lejeune, N.C., were preparing for their upcoming deployment to the Middle East, they faced an unusual challenge: the beach they needed to train on had been washed away by Hurricane Florence. Using bulldozers and other equipment, they moved enough sand to...
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Chris Miller
December 13, 2018 - 11:02 am
A cold front is bringing a 100 percent chance of rain to the New Orleans area today, and it could pack some strong storms. Click here for local radar. "We start the day with some scattered showers, but expect scattered storms to arrive around 10 and and continue until 4 PM," said Channel 4...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 12, 2018 - 7:36 am
Most motorists leaving early this morning found a layer of frost on their windshields on both sides of the lake. "It's a cold and frosty start to the day with temperatures in the 30s and 40s," said WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. Temps climb 30 degrees or more during the day today. "We will see...
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In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott works at his desk in his office in Sacramento, Calif. Pimlott told The Associated Press he prepares to retire on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, after a 30-year career. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
December 11, 2018 - 6:36 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says. Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 11, 2018 - 6:33 am
Most people woke up to frosty conditions across Southeast Louisiana this morning. Temperatures fell to near or below freezing in most spots except along the coast and in the heart of Orleans and Jefferson Parish. "After a cold and frosty start to the day, we will have a gorgeous afternoon with...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2018 photo, Richard Walker, an Atlantic Coast Pipeline opponent, poses at a community center in Richmond, Va. Walker says his great-grandfather bought a 25 acre homestead in Union Hill, the site of a proposed compressor station, for $15 in 1885 as a freed slave, said Dominion Energy is engaged in "environmental racism." (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
December 09, 2018 - 6:07 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A massive winter storm delayed a closely watched vote in Virginia on a natural gas pipeline compressor station that's been the frequent target of protests. A citizen panel that votes on air pollution permits was set to decide Monday whether Virginia's most powerful corporation...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 07, 2018 - 6:30 am
Get ready to get wet this weekend as we have a 100% rain chance for Saturday. First, your Friday brings a small shot at showers. "We will have plenty of clouds over us all day with a slight chance for a stray shower," WWL-TV Meteorologist said. "High temperatures will be in the mid 60s." Then, we...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 05, 2018 - 8:01 am
Early risers north and west of New Orleans found a layer of frost to start their day. "A very chilly morning," WWL-TV Meteorologist Chris Franklin said. "Lows were in the 30s and 40s to begin the day." He says we will likely be around the same temps tomorrow morning. Before then, expect sunny skies...
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