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  • 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 »
  • A cold Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2013 5:55 AM

    As you take the time to enjoy a nice meal with friends and family, perhaps you're also thankful that you are fortunate enough to do so indoors! It's cold today. With a morning temperature checked in around 25° we experienced the coldest morning since March 27, 2013, nearly piercing the... 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 »
  • Subfreezing temperatures predicted for most of La.

    November 12, 2013 8:06 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Winter will sweep into Louisiana Tuesday on strong north winds, with temperatures below freezing predicted for all but the southern extremities of the state. National Weather Service forecasters say an Arctic cold front will push southward over the course of the day, producing gusty winds. ... 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 »
  • Officials: eight fire victims were trying to stay warm

    December 28, 2010 3:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The deadliest city blaze in decades killed eight homeless squatters who were burning debris in an abandoned warehouse to stay warm Tuesday, authorities said. Firefighters said they could not tell the ages or genders of those who died because their bodies were so badly burned. A 23-year-old... more »
  • Preparing for the freeze

    December 12, 2010 6:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the mercury drops in thermometers across the Capital City several folks began bundling up to beat the blustery weather. "I usually bundle up, put on extra layers, extra hats, extra layers of clothing, to stay warm, I have some ear muffs, of course I don't have... more »
  • Firewood hard to find

    January 7, 2010 5:57 PM

    With freezing temperatures approaching, thousands in the Capital City area are searching for firewood. Mike's Tree Service on Pecue Lane is busy chopping wood to keep their customers happy. "A lot of people are out of firewood now," said owner Mike Englerth. "We seem to have a considerable amount... more »
  • Authorities urging drivers to be safe in freezing conditions

    January 7, 2010 2:03 PM

    With temperatures expected to be in the teens tonight in the Baton Rouge area, drivers should be wary of slick streets. DOTD crews will roll out sand trucks overnight, to help prevent any icing on the roads. Also, Baton Rouge Police will be have extra officers on the... more »

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