• Donald Trump Jul 14, 2019

    Barry Makes Louisiana Landfall; Downgraded to Tropical Storm

    Barry rolled into the Louisiana coast Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble to rooftops and dumping heavy rain that officials had feared could test the levees and pumps that were bolstered after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005. After briefly becoming a Category 1 hurricane, the system weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall near Intracoastal...

  • Mississippi Jul 13, 2019

    ‘It's Powerful': Tropical Storm Starts Lashing Louisiana

    Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport Friday as Tropical Storm Barry began rolling in, threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood protections in the 14 years since Hurricane Katrina. With the storm expected to blow ashore early Saturday near Morgan City as the...

  • Mississippi Jul 13, 2019

    ‘It's Powerful': Tropical Storm Starts Lashing Louisiana

    Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport Friday as Tropical Storm Barry began rolling in, threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood protections in the 14 years since Hurricane Katrina. With the storm expected to blow ashore early Saturday near Morgan City as the...

  • Mississippi Jul 11, 2019

    Tropical Storm Barry Could Become First Atlantic Hurricane of the Season

    Tropical Storm Barry is already flooding parts of New Orleans and is expected to intensify as it moves over land this weekend.

  • Mississippi Jul 12, 2019

    New Orleans Area Braces for First Hurricane of the Season

    Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses . National Guard troops and rescue crews in high-water vehicles took up positions around the...

  • Atlanta Jul 11, 2019

    Flooding Swamps New Orleans, Raises Mississippi River to Dangerous Levels

    A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city’s protective levees. The storm was associated with a broad area of disturbed weather in the Gulf that forecasters said...

  • Atlanta Jul 11, 2019

    Storms Bring Flooding to New Orleans

    The Gulf Coast is being battered by thunderstorms, which forecasters say have the potential to develop into tropical cyclones.

  • Facebook Jul 7, 2019

    Investigators Search for Clues in Bahamas Chopper Crash

    Accident investigators in the Bahamas are going well below the surface of the water to try to figure out what went wrong in the moments before a helicopter crashed after takeoff and killed seven people, including West Virginia coal magnate Chris Cline. The Air Accident Investigation Department of the Bahamas said via Twitter late Friday that salvage teams were conducting...

  • Facebook Jul 7, 2019

    Investigators Search for Clues in Bahamas Chopper Crash

    Accident investigators in the Bahamas are going well below the surface of the water to try to figure out what went wrong in the moments before a helicopter crashed after takeoff and killed seven people, including West Virginia coal magnate Chris Cline. The Air Accident Investigation Department of the Bahamas said via Twitter late Friday that salvage teams were conducting...

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