The National Hurricane Center has classified Hurricane Laura as a 'Major Hurricane' with the potential for catastrophic storm surges, extreme winds, and flash flooding. The storm is currently a Category 3 hurricane with potential to reach a Category 4 before making landfall. Not only will this directly impact South Louisiana but could potentially cause damage in North Louisiana as well. The National Weather Storm predicts Laura could reach our area as a Category 1 hurricane and cause flash flooding, tornadoes and wind damage. Check back here for all updates on the storm.
Public Service Commission Okays Entergy Rate Hike
The new surcharge will be applied to bills for the next 15 years.
Tropical Threat Likely for Gulf of Mexico Early Next Week
Forecasters are watching a system that could affect the Gulf of Mexico and maybe South Louisiana by early next week.
Triple Trouble in the Tropics as Ominous Anniversary Looms
Forecasters say a system in the Caribbean could move into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico over the weekend.
Shreveport’s 10 Most Clicked Weather Stories Of 2020
These major stories from 2020 had little to do with the COVID-19 pandemic, but were still very serious.
Louisiana Law – Only One Named Stormed Deductible per Season
This is important for residents who have already filed claims during Hurricane Laura and need to file claims brought on by Hurricane Delta.
Louisiana has Been Impacted by Six Different Storms This Year
Can you name all six of the storms that prompted concerns along Louisiana's coast so far this year?
FEMA Has Put $84 Million in Hands of Louisiana Residents After Hurricane Laura
While the rebuilding process always seems to be a frustrating one after major storms, the heaviest hit parts of Louisiana are slowly getting back on its feet post-Hurricane Laura.
Where is the Power Still Out Following Hurricane Laura?
Hundreds of thousands of customers were brought back online over the weekend, still, many more remain without power this morning.
Burn Ban in Effect for Storm Damaged Parishes
State officials fear damage to water systems in the storm-affected areas might limit local fire crews in their ability to respond.
UPDATED: Numbers to Call to Get Help in Lake Charles with Clean Up
Find out how you can get crews to your home to help with clean up.
Inmates from Southwest Louisiana Being Moved to Shreveport
Because of a water outage at a lockup in southwest Louisiana, dozens of inmates are being moved to the Caddo Correctional Center in Shreveport.
SWEPCO: What’s the Plan and Timetable for Restoration [VIDEO]
SWEPCO's Michael Corbin talks about the extent of power outages across the ArkLaTex in the wake of Hurricane Laura and the plan and timetable for restoration.