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  • When does the weekend rain arrive?

    Wet weather moves in for the weekend….but it’s not a complete washout. Through the day Friday winds have shifted out of the Southeast, pumping in more moisture from the Gulf, as a cold front moves slowly southeastward. We can expect much warmer temperatures in the mornings Saturday and Sunday, mainly in the low 70s, with highs into the low to even a few middle 80s. Scattered light to moderate showers will move through throughout the day from the South on […]

  • ‘Fearless’ goat-herding dog Odin refuses to leave flock amid California wildfires

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. — A goat-herding dog is receiving attention after it stayed by a flock of goats amid the California wildfires last week. The dog’s owner Roland Tembo Hendel detailed his courageous dog’s act in a lengthy Facebook post. “By 11:10 we could see the first of the flames across the valley. By 11:15 they were growing larger and the winds went mad. We had loaded up the dogs and cats, but Odin, our stubborn and fearless Great Pyrenees would […]

  • Nanny struck by car after saving toddler from oncoming vehicle

    LOS ANGELES – A fundraising page has been created to help a California nanny who is credited with saving a 2-year-old boy’s life after putting herself directly in the path of an oncoming vehicle that sped through a stop sign, according to KTLA. The incident took place on March 28 when Caroline Maurer was taking the toddler for a walk in his stroller in Atwater Village, a neighborhood in Los Angeles. The pair were about a block away from the […]

  • This year’s hurricane season has been one for the books

    The 2017 hurricane season was forecast to be the busiest we have seen since 2010.

  • Louisiana anglers may not get second red snapper season in 2017

    Louisiana did not reach its red snapper quota limit for this year, leaving many anglers with high hopes that the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries would reopen a second red snapper season this fall. 

  • Evening Update: Nate shifts slightly East

    The latest updates from the National Hurricane Center as of 10 PM Friday evening bring Tropical Storm Nate to land as a Category 1 hurricane. The track has shifted slightly east, which brings the possibility of one landfall, somewhere between Mississippi and Alabama, versus the possibility of a Plaquemines Parish landfall, before a second along the MS/AL Coast. Overall the storm surge threat has changed little, and we still expect the possibility for a 5-8′ storm surge in our eastern […]

  • Hurricane Watches issued for Louisiana-Mississippi coast

    As of 10 PM  the National Hurricane Center has issued Hurricane Watches for all of Southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Coast.

  • Nate update: Little to no change in latest track

    As of the 4 PM National Hurricane Center update on Tropical Storm Nate, only slight adjustments have been made. Nate remains a tropical storm with maximum winds of 40 mph, and has nudged slightly more northward, now moving to the NNW at 10 mph.

  • Woman orders yoga mat, gets $400K worth of oxycodone pills instead

    ROCK HILL, S.C. – A South Carolina woman who thought she was unboxing the yoga mat she had ordered from Walmart found something much more nefarious – $400,000 in oxycodone pills, according to WSOC. The woman, who did not want to be identified, quickly called police and reported the illegal shipment. Police estimate the bag inside a cardboard box contained roughly 20,000 pills – so many, the woman said, they were spilling from the package. Police said it appears the […]

  • Tropical wave in Caribbean bears watching

    We are past the halfway point of the 2017 hurricane season.

  • Have you ever seen a cloud like this?

    Here at WGNO we encourage our viewers to snap weather photos.

  • Hero driver saves dozens of students after school bus bursts into flames

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City school bus driver’s quick actions saved dozens of students last week after his vehicle burst into flames, according to WDAF. Many have called D’Anthony Gildon a hero for what he did only moments before the fire, which happened Thursday afternoon. “I just immediately knew something was wrong,” Gildon said. “I’ve never been in a situation like that, and I had so many kids that were counting on me.” His bus, with 30 elementary school students on board, […]