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Don Ames
April 18, 2019 - 8:04 pm
A Tornado Watch for much of south Louisiana and the entire metro New Orleans area has been cancelled.. A line of showers and thunderstorms passed through the area by about 5:30 this afternoon, and the severe weather threat is expected to taper off through the evening. "We're not entirely finished...
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Don Ames
April 18, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A storm system that moved through south Louisiana Thursday afternoon injured at least two people in the New Orleans area. A utility pole fell and hit two vehicles in Harvey as the stormy weather passed through the metro area. The pole fell just before 2 p.m. as winds in the area exceeded 35 miles...
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Jim Hanzo
April 17, 2019 - 8:38 pm
Thursday is going to be a stormy day for much of Louisiana and the threat of severe weather is a possibility. Spotty severe weather is a possibility early in the day. "But the bulk of the rain for most of us will be in the afternoon and evening," said WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "From...
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Don Ames
April 14, 2019 - 1:03 pm
All the storms that passed through the New Orleans metro area Saturday and early Sunday have moved to our east and a cold front has brought much cooler temperatures. "We really dodged much in the way of severe storms with the only damage reported so far across the area were some trees down...
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Don Ames
April 13, 2019 - 11:21 am
Although the forecast called for severe weather overnight, nothing occured to interfere with the French Quarter's biggest party of the year. Festival organizers say they were ready for anything but, luckily, the storms passed and the party will proceed as planned Sunday. Hours for the final day of...
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Don Ames
April 13, 2019 - 10:20 am
Saturday is shaping up to be a pretty decent day, but storms are headed into the area late tonight. "Expect a warm, muggy, and windy day Saturday, with highs in the low 80s," says local weather expert, WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin. The timing of the nasty weather looks favorable for the...
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April 11, 2019 - 8:03 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former Northshore district attorney scheduled to begin serving his four-year federal sentence for corruption on Monday says he's seeking another delay while he is treated for prostate cancer. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 72-year-old Walter Reed has asked for a delay in...
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Jim Hanzo
April 07, 2019 - 4:38 pm
We are still on the lookout for some possible heavy storms coming this evening, into the overnight hours. "The system that's moved through Texas is now heading our way," said your local weather expert, WWL-TV meteorologisy Jay Galle. "It has been producing some hail and some strong gusty winds."...
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Don Ames
April 07, 2019 - 10:51 am
After a fairly pleasant Sunday afternoon, local weather expert, WWL-TV meteorologist, Jay Galle', says the weather is about to take a turn for the worse. "Stronger storms may arrive late Sunday night," says Galle'. "Showers, storms and the threat for severe weather will develop this evening and...
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Don Ames
April 06, 2019 - 12:27 pm
After a fairly nice, dry but humid Saturday afternoon, things are about to take a turn for the worse. There's still a slight rain chance today, and evening temperatures should stay in the 70s. WWL-TV meteorologist Jay Galle says more fog is likely to move in again tonight, and will be an issue...
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