The National Hurricane Center has classified Hurricane Laura as a 'Major Hurricane' with the potential for catastrophic storm surges, extreme winds, and flash flooding. The storm is currently a Category 3 hurricane with potential to reach a Category 4 before making landfall. Not only will this directly impact South Louisiana but could potentially cause damage in North Louisiana as well. The National Weather Storm predicts Laura could reach our area as a Category 1 hurricane and cause flash flooding, tornadoes and wind damage. Check back here for all updates on the storm.
Tropics Heating up with Four Potential Storms to Watch
The National Hurricane Center says there are four potential tropical trouble spots that need to be monitored in the tropical Atlantic basin.
Nationwide Chlorine Shortage Could Make for a Bummer of a Summer
Oh, and also it's Louisiana's fault. Actually, it's Hurricane Laura's fault.
Shreveport’s 10 Most Clicked Viral Stories Of 2020
From social justice rallies, to people swimming in giant fish tanks, these were the stories that Shreveport peeps were commenting on, sharing, clicking, and making VIRAL online in 2020
Shreveport’s 10 Most Clicked Weather Stories Of 2020
These major stories from 2020 had little to do with the COVID-19 pandemic, but were still very serious.
FEMA Has Put $84 Million in Hands of Louisiana Residents After Hurricane Laura
While the rebuilding process always seems to be a frustrating one after major storms, the heaviest hit parts of Louisiana are slowly getting back on its feet post-Hurricane Laura.
Federal Dollars for Hurricane Laura Rebuilding Already on the Way
Federal money to help Louisiana rebuild roads and bridges ravaged by Hurricane Laura is already on the way, that according to DOTD boss, Dr. Shawn Wilson
2 More Hurricane Related Deaths Confirmed in Louisiana
The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed two more storm related deaths from Hurricane Laura. These latest deaths were reported in Beauregard Parish. This brings the death toll in Louisiana to 17.
Mosquito Population Explodes After Hurricane Laura
The recent heavy rains of Hurricane Laura have invigorated South Louisiana's mosquito population.
Nungesser: 'With All the Bad Comes Out the Best in People'
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser talks about the devastation across caused by Hurricane Laura and the efforts, just underway, to restore that part of the state.