Louisianans know all about hurricane season; it’s just part of the price of admission to live here. This season feels different, though. It’s not just the potential for storms. It’s also the cloudy forecast around us with the coronavirus.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Atlantic Hurricane Season got off to an early start, as Tropical Storm Arthur sideswiped the outer Banks of North Carolina and Tropical Storm Bertha made landfall in South Carolina.
A cluster of thunderstorms in Kansas would eventually become a hurricane making landfall in Louisiana in mid-July in 2019. All the time, forecasters say, “No two storms are alike.” And that is incredibly true for Hurricane Barry.
June 1 is the official start of hurricane season and we’re about to add another six months of uncertainly to a year that’s already overwhelmed many. What does one have to do with the other - anything or everything? The question was posed to two experts and their answers may provide you some guidance
High water along the Mississippi River appears to be happening more frequently and staying around longer. This year marks an unprecedented fifth straight year with the river at Baton Rouge rising above 40′.
Every year for hurricane season, residents are reminded about how important it is to have flood insurance. This year, because of the coronavirus, there’s some extra help for those who haven’t gotten around to it.