BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU AgCenter poultry specialist Theresia Lavergne says turkey gnats have begun swarming, so poultry should be kept in barns or sheds during the day. She says the tiny black flies are likely to be a problem until early May. Lavergne says they can disturb poultry,... more »
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A blast of winter weather gripped parts of the South on Sunday, bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain that coated bridges and roads and causing hundreds of flight cancelations. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency in preparation for severe conditions. He said the... more »
A major winter storm that has shut down airports in New York and New England could leave passengers stranded for days. Hundreds of people were stuck Monday morning at New York City-area airports. Port Authority spokeswoman Sara Beth Joren says they expect to reopen the runways in the afternoon. Delta... more »
The "winter blues" is a phrase usually unheard of in south Louisiana, but this year's freezing temperatures, streaks of gloomy days and general wet season have brought many people down.
This winter season has brought the roughest weather Acadiana has seen in a long time, and it has made... more »
Snow blanketed parts of Acadiana Friday morning. One area seeing the flurries was Opelousas.
Snow twice in one winter is a never-before-seen occurrence for the locals, who were excited when they awoke to see the big snowflakes falling.
"I look at the door and I was like, snow!... more »
State Police have reported that US 190 is opened.
For more information visit www.511la.org or www.lsp.org .
I-49 from exit 80 (McArthur Drive exit) in Alexandria to Exit 94 (the Rapides Station Exit) is closed.
Two bridges in the KATC viewing area are closed due... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. - With the possibility of snow, rain and sleet in the forecast for Thursday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that department staff is prepared to deal with winter weather and icy road conditions.
DOTD will be monitoring the roadways for ice,... more »