Meteorology

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 19, 2018 - 6:25 am
Highs will be in near record territory with 80s all week. "Apparently Mother Nature thinks it is April in New Orleans," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said. "We've had high temperatures in the 80s recently, and that trend does not look like it will change this week. That also means more record...
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January 28, 2018 - 9:22 am
The metro area was experiencing very foggy conditions Sunday morning, especially on the Northshore. The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge was closed all morning in both directions due to the dense fog. Thos restrictions were lifted just before 1 p.m. The Causeway is now open both north and...
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David Blake
January 17, 2018 - 1:47 pm
Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana due to the winter weather and dangerous conditions. ''This weather is pretty brutal,'' said Edwards. The governor says more than 1.5 million pounds of salt has been distributed around the state to use on roadways and that 1,...
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January 17, 2018 - 11:47 am
By JANELLE COGAN and JAY REEVES | Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) -- The South awoke Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess that caused problems as far south as the Gulf Coast. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, then came below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
January 16, 2018 - 9:29 pm
Freezing temperatures and a wintry mix of rain, sleet, and snow are taking a toll on area highways. Major routes like the Causeway, I-10, I-310, I-55 and I-12 are being impacted. I-10 in both directions is now closed from I-49 (Lafayette) to Williams Boulevard (Kenner) due to winter weather...
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January 15, 2018 - 10:50 pm
(WWL.com) Another blast of arctic air is hitting Louisiana again, bringing below normal temperatures and ice and snow. Six parishes bordering Arkansas are under a Winter Storm Warning while parts of Cenla are under a Winter Storm Advisory. National Weather Service meteorologist Matthew Duplantis...
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Chris Miller
January 12, 2018 - 5:17 pm
After a week-long warm-up, freezing temperatures return to metro New Orleans tonight. "Temperatures will go from the 40s through the 30s this evening," said Channel 4 Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo. "We're going to have a hard freeze on the Northshore tonight in the mid 20s, a light freeze on...
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