Governor John Bel Edwards has proclaimed this week as “Severe Weather Awareness Week” in Louisiana. Residents are encouraged to Get A Game Plan to protect themselves, their families, their pets, their homes and their businesses.
Emergency officials are reporting three additional deaths in southern Georgia from violent storms, bringing the overall toll to at least 18 people killed over the weekend by a severe weather system sweeping the Southeast.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down and caused damage in the Midway community, located in Jena, Louisiana. A full report is expected to be provided from investigators soon.
The Louisiana State Police are reminding motorists to drive responsibly and be prepared for the possibility of slippery driving conditions over the next few days. Get the latest from Chief Meteorologist Tom Pearson and your Weather Authority.
A winter storm system could blanket much of the South with a wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow from Texas all the way east to the Carolinas.
Even parts of the deep South - including Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama - were bracing for the possibility of snow by Friday.
The steady march of Hurricane Matthew has left more than 1 million customers in Florida without power. President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in North Carolina as Hurricane Matthew wreaks havoc on the East Coast.
During severe weather in the Midwest, an Oklahoma man captured stunning footage of a tornado back-lit against the setting sun in Woodward, OK. The video is about one minute long, showing the rope tornado spinning in the distance.
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