severe weather http://wwno.org en Flash Flood Warnings Remain In Effect For Much Of Metro Area http://wwno.org/post/flash-flood-warnings-remain-effect-much-metro-area <p></p><p><em><strong>Update, 1:05 p.m.: Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect through 2 p.m. for Orleans, Plaquemines, Jefferson and St. Bernard Parishes.</strong></em></p><p>The National Weather Service's New Orleans office has issued Flash Flood Warnings for much of the metro region.</p><p><strike>The warnings are in effect until 12 p.m. Central Time.</strike></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:06:06 +0000 Jason Saul 57207 at http://wwno.org Winter Weather Closings And Reopenings http://wwno.org/post/winter-weather-closings-and-reopenings <p><em><strong>This post will be updated continuously as new information becomes available.</strong></em></p><p>An updated list of closings and reopenings throughout the metro area, as the region comes back to life after inclement winter weather shut down much of Louisiana.</p><p class="p1">The National Weather Service’s New Orleans office says the temperature will drop below freezing tonight, and icy, dangerous conditions will persist until temperatures rise Thursday morning.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Roads, Bridges and Transportation</strong></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:22:12 +0000 WWNO Staff 52832 at http://wwno.org Real-Time Traffic, Road Closure Updates http://wwno.org/post/real-time-traffic-road-closure-updates <p>Find real-time traffic updates, links to live traffic cameras, and much more in this interactive application from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.</p><p><iframe height="1200" scrolling="no" src="http://hb.511la.org/main.jsf" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:53:51 +0000 Jason Saul 52940 at http://wwno.org State Police: I-10 May Reopen Thursday http://wwno.org/post/state-police-i-10-may-reopen-thursday <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana State Police say motorists should not expect to see Interstate 10 reopened before Thursday.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Capt. Doug Cain says the state's major east-west thoroughfare remains closed between the Jefferson/Orleans parish line through Lafayette.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:09:28 +0000 Jason Saul 52994 at http://wwno.org Flights Resume At New Orleans Airport http://wwno.org/post/flights-resume-new-orleans-airport <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Flights have resumed on a limited basis in and out of New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Airport spokeswoman Michelle Wilcut said flights started arriving mid-morning on Wednesday, roughly a full day after a blast of winter weather suspended service.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:05:17 +0000 The Associated Press 52993 at http://wwno.org Power Outages Down From 2200 To Fewer Than 600 http://wwno.org/post/power-outages-down-2200-fewer-600 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Power companies say they've restored power to most of the people who were without it earlier today. The total is down from about 2,200 people to fewer than 600.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">This comes as the National Weather Service says its winter storm warning in Southeast Louisiana has been replaced with a hard freeze warning through Thursday morning.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:55:17 +0000 The Associated Press 52990 at http://wwno.org Region Begins To Stir From Icy Hold, But Danger Remains http://wwno.org/post/region-begins-stir-icy-hold-danger-remains <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30bc1386-df54-9478-03ff-12b47b152be6"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The City of New Orleans and the metro region have begun to emerge from the winter storm that forced a near-complete shutdown of everything from airports to roads to restaurants, according to a city press conference held Wednesday morning.</span></span></p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:48:45 +0000 Jason Saul 52978 at http://wwno.org NASA Photo Shows Winter Storm From Space http://wwno.org/post/nasa-photo-shows-winter-storm-space <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The GOES-East satellite (a joint project of NASA and NOAA) captured this photo of the winter storm that hammered the South yesterday.</span></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:05:17 +0000 Jason Saul 52966 at http://wwno.org Hard Freeze Warning Remains In Effect For Metro New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/hard-freeze-warning-remains-effect-metro-new-orleans <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The storm that dumped sleet and ice over the New Orleans region and much of the state has passed out into the Gulf of Mexico, prompting the <a href="http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lix/" target="_blank">National Weather Service's New Orleans office</a> to cancel the Winter Storm Warning and replace it with a Hard Freeze Warning.</span></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:18:02 +0000 Jason Saul 52961 at http://wwno.org Winter Storm Dumping Snow, Sleet And Freezing Rain Across Metro Area http://wwno.org/post/winter-storm-dumping-snow-sleet-and-freezing-rain-across-metro-area <p>South Louisiana has slowly ground to a halt as a winter storm dumps snow, sleet and freezing rain from Lafayette through coastal Mississippi.</p><p></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Jason Saul 52927 at http://wwno.org