Local News

Tropical Wave Keeps Rain Chance High

Disorganized Tropical Wave, near Cuba, moving west at 20 mph is unlikely to develop. The Tropical Wave is expected to move into the Gulf over the next 48 hours less than 10% chance of development. 

Rockefeller Closes

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has closed a portion of Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge (SWR) due to litter problems created by recreational fishermen.

Dangerous Heat Today & Tomorrow

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines Heat Stroke as: Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness.

Evacuation Order Lifted In New Iberia

UPDATED -- The blaze at the chemical plant in New Iberia is out and residents have been allowed back into their homes. The evacuation order was put in place on Tuesday after the explosion at the Multi-Chem Corp.

St. Martin Parish officials to force evacuation

(St. Martinville, La.) St. Martin Parish Officials will be ordering a mandatory evacuation of the Butte Larose, Happy Town, and Sherburne Wildlife Management area which includes Highway 3177, Herman Dupuis Road and La. 975.

Atchafalya Flood Crest Heights and Dates

New Forecast river stages for the Atchafalaya River

Lafayette Boy Scouts are Rescue!

UPDATED -- Last night it was an emotional as the six scouts and two scoutmasters saw their loved ones for the first time since leaving for a camping trip last Wednesday.

Restoring The Coast

Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said the U.S.

Locals get behind Palmetto Island State Park

Locals get behind Palmetto Island State Park through “Rock N Roll” Marathon in New Orleans (LAFAYETTE, LA)—An Abbeville local, Thomas Comesana, recently participated in the &