HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California. Forest Service spokesman Marc Peebles said low humidity and warm weather helped the fires burning... more »
On Thursday, several businesses owners were left with a huge mess to clean after strong winds ripped through Acadiana Weather experts say early morning thunderstorms produced strong winds that ranged from 40 to 60 miles per hour. In Port Barre, power was knocked out. Police spent the morning directing traffic.... more »
As expected, coastal areas of Acadiana dealt with floods Sunday, and one area also hard hit was Cypremort Point.
Just after one am in Cypremort Point, the wind started whipping harder and the water started rising.
"We had some pretty serious squalls that came through like feeder band... more »
Hot heavy days and wild nights, that's the weather recap this weekend.
Severe storms came on the tail end of severe record heat. KATC'S Chris Welty spent Sunday in Eunice and saw the damage first hand.
"It was wicked for about 15 minutes man," said Charles Daigle.
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BOSTON (AP) - The Obama administration has approved what would be the nation's first offshore wind farm, off Cape Cod, inching the U.S. closer to harvesting an untapped domestic energy source - the steady breezes blowing along its vast coasts. U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced his decision Wednesday in... more »
A strong line of storms tore through parts of Jeff Davis, St. Landry and Acadia Parishes early Thursday morning, leaving a trail of damage.
Several Iota families had a startling wake up call early.
"I told the wife and the baby, y'all get on the floor, it's coming,"... more »