Local News

Don Ames
May 26, 2018 - 5:49 am
Alberto is not very well organized this morning. The subtropical storm has now turned north-northeastward. This general motion with a increase in forward speed is expected throughout the day today, taking the center of Alberto through the Yucatan Channel. New Orleans is now barely in the cone for...
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New Orleans is now barely in the cone for possible landfall of Subtropical Storm Alberto. The National Hurricane Center shifted the predicted landfall eastward from one side of Alabama to the other. If this track holds, New Orelans and Southeast Louisiana will feel less impact from Alberto. "That...
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New Orleans officials are urging everyone to get ready for the possible impacts of Alberto. "The City is encouraging all New Orleans residents and businesses to get prepared and stay informed during potential impacts from thunderstorms and Subtropical Storm Alberto over the Memorial Day Weekend,"...
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The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for parts of four states, including Southeast Louisiana and New Orleans. "A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for portions of the northern Gulf Coast of the United States from Indian Pass, Florida, westward to Grand Isle, Louisiana...
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May 25, 2018 - 2:50 pm
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) _ A Texas man has been arrested for kidnapping after Louisiana police found a woman tied up at the side of a road. Lake Charles Police Lt. Richard Harrell tells local media that the unnamed woman was found bound in duct tape and sheets on Thursday. Charged with kidnapping is...
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David Blake
May 25, 2018 - 1:28 pm
There are many questions remaining about Alberto? Will it be a rain event only or can we expect wind damage and power outages? Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards told WWL's Newell Norman that has his emergency preparedness team on alert. He says Homeland Security is in direct contact with local...
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May 25, 2018 - 11:19 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Need a flashlight, batteries or portable generator to get stocked for hurricane season? Louisiana residents will get a partial sales tax break this Saturday and Sunday when they're buying hurricane-readiness supplies. During the two-day period, eligible purchases will be...
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Jim Hanzo
May 25, 2018 - 10:30 am
Lots of plans for the next few days may get washed away with the threat of rain over the Memorial Day weekend. We checked in with some folks to find out if plans will be affected. Some people said they're changing plans and going in the opposite direction of the rain. "I'm going to Arkansas so...
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The National Hurricane Center's first forecast track for Subtropical Storm Alberto calls for the system to head for the northern Gulf Coast and come ashore near the Mississippi - Alabama line on Monday. "On this forecast track, Alberto is expected to pass near the eastern coast of the Yucatan...
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The National Hurricane Centers says that Subtropical Storm Alberto has formed in the northwestern Caribbean Sea. Forecasters will issue the first advisory for the system at 10:00am.An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate the low this afternoon. NHC will initiate...
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