Snow

December 11, 2017 - 3:17 pm
(WWL.com) -- Totals are in for last week’s historic snow event and Kentwood saw the most with 6 and a half inches. That’s according to Shawn O’Neil with the National Weather Service in Slidell, who says parts of the Baton Rouge area saw three to five inches. “And into the Donaldsonville area all...
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December 09, 2017 - 10:59 am
(WWL.com) South Louisiana saw some snow Friday morning to the delight of residents. So how rare of an event is this? State Climatologist Barry Keim says, believe it or not, we actually see white flakes more often than hurricanes. But for it to span nearly the entire bottom half of the state is very...
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Chris Miller
December 08, 2017 - 11:25 am
The winter weather advisory has been extended through 4:00 p.m., and now includes areas south of the lake. Updated the Winter Weather Advisory to include more portions of the southshore including the New Orleans Metro Area through 4 PM. Please use caution while driving as some slippery conditions...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 08, 2017 - 6:39 am
There is significant snow across parts of Southeast Louisiana. "It is snowing! There is snow on the ground," one woman called in from Hammond. "I could go out there and build a snowman." "Giant snowflakes," is how one man in Bogalusa reported. "I got about three inches on the ground." A blanket of...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 12:13 pm
If the sudden 35 - 40 degree drop in temperature hasn't put you in the Christmas mood, maybe this will get you in the holiday spirit: snow! "It looks like the ingredients are going to be there late tonight early tomorrow," said Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Franklin. He said any snow would most...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 11:51 am
There is a possibility of snowfall in the New Orleans area. That alone is enough to get people talking, but a few Saints fans have been pointing out on social media that the last time measurable snow fell in New Orleans, the Saints went on to win the Super Bowl. Last time Snow happened in Southern...
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