Winter

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 20, 2018 - 6:19 am
After hitting 84 degrees on Monday, the last day of winter, Southeast Louisiana will feel the impacts of a cold front for the first day of spring. "The cold front will move through this morning and that will bring us some much cooler weather for the rest of the week," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave...
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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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January 05, 2018 - 9:12 am
The arctic blast is expected to start receding this weekend, sending the state back to its usual mild winter weather. Low temperatures this week sat in the lower 20s for much of Louisiana. State Climatologist Barry Keim says it’s one of the coldest weeks on record. “Baton Rouge is now in its sixth...
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Chris Miller
January 04, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Bright and clear sunny skies are bringing afternoon temperatures into the mid-40s in New Orleans, but after sundown, the freeze comes back. "Another hard freeze warning has been issued on both sides of the lake," said Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Franklin said. "Tomorrow afternoon again in the 40s...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 02, 2018 - 7:29 pm
All of Southeast Louisiana is under a Hard Freeze Warning until 10:00am Wednesday morning. "Freezing temperatures could occur for 12-28 hours," according to WWL-TV Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo. "Flurries are also possible along coastal areas after midnight until daybreak." He says everyone in...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 02, 2018 - 10:39 am
Forecasters say conditions are shaping up for a slight chance of some snow flurries from the Gulf of Mexico to Lake Pontchartrain overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning. "A disturbance, an upper level low is coming from Denver," WWL TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum explained. "As it gets here... it...
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Chris Miller
December 11, 2017 - 7:42 am
Gasoline prices are finally coming back down, after an unseasonable autumn run-up. This is the typical time of the year -- leading up to Christmas and New Year's -- when gasoline prices come down. "It's largely because we just see a decrease in the overall demand for gasoline," said Don Redman,...
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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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