Weather

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 15, 2018 - 12:03 pm
The weekend wraps up with low rain chances and plenty of heat, but more showers are expected in the coming week. "No major changes today with hot afternoon temps and rain chances only slightly higher than yesterday around 30-40%," WWL-TV Meteorologist Chris Franklin said. "Some showers can produce...
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This Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo released by Benji Xie shows flooding from a waterfall on the Havasupai reservation in Supai, Ariz. About 200 tourists were being evacuated Thursday from a campground on tribal land near famous waterfalls deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon. (Benji Xie via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 7:29 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Torrents of water rushed Thursday through an Arizona canyon famous for its towering blue-green waterfalls, sending tourists scrambling to benches, trees and caves as they sought higher ground. Rescue workers evacuated most of the 200 tourists after two rounds of flooding hit...
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Phoenix and Glendale, Arizona fire departments battle a fire Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Phoenix. The fire gutted a supermarket in west-central Phoenix during a heavy rainstorm storm Wednesday evening and authorities were trying to determine if the building was struck by lightning. (AP Photo/Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic)
July 12, 2018 - 1:37 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Spencer McClure had two thoughts when he saw smoke starting to fill the back of a supermarket where he was shopping Wednesday evening. He "was trying not to panic" as he saw the smoke around him in the Safeway store, McClure told television station ABC15 (KNXV ). "At the same time I...
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Rain chances are declining, so heat will be climbing. "Expect a mix of sun and clouds with scattered showers and storms," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum says. "A few storms could be strong with gusty winds and heavy rain." Highs will be in the lower 90s, and the heat index will be 100-105+...
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In this image made from video, released by the Thailand Government Spokesman Bureau, three of the 12 boys are seen recovering in their hospital beds after being rescued along with their coach from a flooded cave in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. (Thailand Government Spokesman Bureau via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 3:36 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — As ecstatic relatives watched and waved from behind a glass barrier, the 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from deep within a flooded cave in Thailand made the V-for-Victory sign Wednesday from their beds in a hospital isolation ward where they are recovering from the...
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We have a 60% rain chance today. "We will see an increased chance for rain and storms today as the area of high pressure moves away from Louisiana," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum forecasts. "Some of the storms could be strong with gusty winds and heavy rain." He says some of the cells could...
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Police use sticks during a search operation at a mud-covered area in the aftermath of heavy rains in Kure, Hiroshima prefecture, southwestern Japan, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Rescuers were combing through mud-covered hillsides and along riverbanks Tuesday searching for dozens of people missing after heavy rains unleashed flooding and mudslides in southwestern Japan. (Shingo Nishizume/Kyodo News via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 2:35 am
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Residents shoveled mud and debris to clear streets so they could get out for food and other supplies Wednesday in areas of western Japan hard hit by landslides and flooding that still swamped some areas. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited an evacuation center in the city of...
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This photo provided by Clifford Bowden shows damage early Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at an RV park in Watford City, N.D., after a violent storm whipped through the northwestern North Dakota city overnight. More than two dozen people were hurt in the storm that overturned recreational vehicles and tossed mobile homes, officials said Tuesday. (Clifford Bowden via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 12:20 am
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — A newborn baby was killed and more than two dozen people were injured when a tornado whipped through a North Dakota oil patch city overnight, overturning recreational vehicles and demolishing more than 100 structures, officials said Tuesday. The storm moved through Watford...
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In this undated photo released by Royal Thai Navy on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 show the last four Thai Navy SEALs come out safely after completing the rescued mission inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. Thailand's navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in far northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks. (Royal Thai Navy via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 7:57 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — "Everyone is safe." With those three words posted on Facebook the daring rescue mission to extricate 12 boys and their soccer coach from the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in Thailand was complete — a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced...
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Less rain means more heat for Southeast Louisiana. "We will see fewer showers and storms today as an area of high pressure at the surface and aloft sit over us," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum explained. "Expect partly cloudy skies with only spotty showers and storms." He says the few cells...
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