Weather

David Blake
February 19, 2018 - 1:07 pm
We are still in February and yet it seems like April or May outside. Is this an early spring for New Orleans? Louisiana Climatologist Barry Keim tells WWL First News that we are running 10 to 15 degrees above normal. ''Winter is likely over," said Keim. "The pattern seems to have shifted, and we're...
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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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February 18, 2018 - 9:03 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's military says two soldiers are missing in a flood after heavy rains pummeled the country's southeast, and Turkish media reported that their armored vehicle had toppled into a river. In a statement Sunday, the army said the soldiers were on guard in southeastern Sanliurfa...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 16, 2018 - 6:17 am
It's another day that starts with some fog and then sees afternoon temps well above our normal highs, in the 60s. for this time of year. "We will likely have record high temperatures in the lower 80s," according to WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "The record is 82 set back in 2001 and I think...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2009, file photo, high winds whip snow off the western peaks of Mount Hood as seen from Government Camp, Ore. Rescuers scrambled to Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a climber fell several hundred feet and seven others were stranded. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)
February 14, 2018 - 5:34 am
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — One climber fell to his death and several others had to be rescued after conditions turned treacherous on Oregon's tallest peak. More than a half-dozen people had been climbing near Mount Hood's peak when a climber fell about 1,000 feet, (304 meters) said Sgt. Brian...
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This image made from a video, shows a house damaged by Cyclone Gita in Nuku’alofa, Tonga Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week. (TVNZ via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 1:17 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week. More details emerged Wednesday about the damage caused by Cyclone Gita after it hit the main island Monday night just...
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Jim Hanzo
February 13, 2018 - 9:21 am
Mardi Gras starts out cool, but temps will reach the middle 60s. Skies will remain cloudy and there is a 20 percent chance for some afternoon showers. "A couple of stray showers not out of the question for this afternoon but not a high rain chance by any means," said WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra...
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