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  • Plumbers busy repairing pipes following freezing temperatures Play Video

    January 9, 2017 5:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The recent severe cold weather translated into overtime for plumbers trying to repair damaged pipes. One plumber, Joseph Pickens, said that the company he works with, Tiger Plumbing, received several calls about broken pipes following the freezing temperatures. The company received so many calls, in fact,... more »
  • Blizzards, icy weather continue their grip on Europe

    January 7, 2017 9:15 AM

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Heavy snow fall and below-freezing temperatures continued to sweep across the European continent Saturday causing deaths, and grounding airplanes and crippling ferries in Turkey. At least 10 people have died of the cold in Poland in the past days, according to local media, and in Belgium, one... more »
  • Protecting flooded homes, MHU's from freezing temperatures Play Video

    January 6, 2017 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Temperatures are dropping into the 20s this weekend. The cold weather is going to be a problem for people who are still trying to rebuild after the flood as many people still have gutted homes without insulation. It's recommended all water pipes that could be exposed... more »
  • Drivers prepare for winter weather conditions across state Play Video

    January 5, 2017 11:47 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Residents in four parishes and two Mississippi counties are preparing for freezing conditions while under a winter weather advisory. In East and West Feliciana Parishes, road crews are getting ready for wet roads and freezing temperatures. Black ice could be a big problem for drivers. "Can you... more »
  • Seahawks-Vikings playing through third coldest NFL game ever

    January 10, 2016 3:04 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings have kicked off their wild-card round game with an official temperature of minus-6 degrees. That makes this tied for the third-coldest kickoff temperature in league history, according to NFL.com. The record, of course, is the famous Ice Bowl game on Dec. 31,... more »
  • Shelters expand hours ahead of freezing temps Play Video

    January 6, 2015 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bitter cold temperatures are on the way and for many that means making sure pipes, plants and pets are protected. But, for others it's a danger of life on the streets. News Two's Alexa Vogue spoke with community leaders, who say they're doing everything they can... more »
  • Bundle up: It's freezing or below in all 50 states

    November 18, 2014 4:47 PM

    NEW YORK - Baby, it's cold outside, no matter what part of the United States you're in. Temperatures fell to freezing or below at recording stations in all 50 states on Tuesday morning, from the highest elevations in the mountains of Hawaii to the snow-paralyzed Buffalo area in New York.... more »
  • Nasty weather creates dramatic Tuesday night in La.

    February 11, 2014 9:18 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory for areas northwest of Baton Rouge, including Pointe Coupee and West Feliciana Parishes in Louisiana and Wilkinson County in Mississippi. Into Tuesday night, thunderstorms moved across the region as temperatures dipped into the thirties. The rain is... more »
  • La. braces for another winter wallop

    February 10, 2014 10:58 PM

    MONROE- Louisiana is under a state of emergency as parishes in the northern area of the state deal with another round of severe winter weather. The declaration, announced Monday, will help in the deployment and staging of state assets to support northern parishes in responding in case of snow... more »
  • Freezing temps creep into the area Play Video

    November 27, 2013 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A hard freeze warning is in effect for parts of our area until 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, with temperatures possibly dropping into the mid-twenties overnight. That type of weather can wreak havoc on pipes and plants. Sunshine Plumbing recommends wrapping some type of insulation that you... more »
  • Freezing rain closes schools, cancels flights

    January 15, 2013 3:01 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La.- Freezing rain and sleet closed Grambling State University early, canceled flights, sent drivers skidding and broke power lines in north Louisiana. Police in both Shreveport and Monroe closed ramps onto Interstate 20. Grambling sent students home at noon Tuesday but Louisiana Tech stayed open. Northwestern State canceled evening... more »

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