Luke Burdsall - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Luke Burdsall

Originally from Philadelphia, Luke Burdsall joined KPLC in June of 2018.

He graduated from Temple University, where he found his passion in reporting working on Temple's "Owl Sports Update" show. In addition to that, during his time at Temple, Luke also interned at Philadelphia's FOX29.

In his free time, Luke enjoys watching his favorite team, the Philadelphia Eagles. Luke is a huge Marvel and Star Wars movie fan. He also loves to travel the world, as he studied abroad in Rome in 2017. Luke loves trying new experiences and feels the most comfortable when he is uncomfortable. 

Luke is excited about the opportunity to be apart of the KPLC news team and proud to call Lake Charles his new home.

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    Tornado warning issued for west Calcasieu near Sabine River

    Tornado warning issued for west Calcasieu near Sabine River

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:13:27 GMT

    A tornado warning has been issued for western Calcasieu Parish, near the Sabine River. Severe weather has been moving through Southeast Texas. A tornado warning means that a tornado has been spotted or that one is imminent.

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    A tornado warning has been issued for western Calcasieu Parish, near the Sabine River. Severe weather has been moving through Southeast Texas. A tornado warning means that a tornado has been spotted or that one is imminent.

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  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: More rain likely today and Wednesday, but decreasing by this weekend

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: More rain likely today and Wednesday, but decreasing by this weekend

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:38:05 GMT
    More rain later this weekMore rain later this week
    More rain later this weekMore rain later this week

    For the rest today, the rain chances remain high at 70% through the afternoon. Most of the rain will be to our west over in Texas, and along the Sabine River. There will not be as much rain in places to our east. Parishes like Allen, and Jeff Davis may only see some drizzle and light rain at times. Western Cameron, Calcasieu, Beauregard, and western Vernon parishes will likely have more rain throughout the day. This will be mostly rain, with storms unlikely. 

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    For the rest today, the rain chances remain high at 70% through the afternoon. Most of the rain will be to our west over in Texas, and along the Sabine River. There will not be as much rain in places to our east. Parishes like Allen, and Jeff Davis may only see some drizzle and light rain at times. Western Cameron, Calcasieu, Beauregard, and western Vernon parishes will likely have more rain throughout the day. This will be mostly rain, with storms unlikely. 

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  • Breaking

    18-Wheeler involved in fiery crash, fatality reported

    18-Wheeler involved in fiery crash, fatality reported

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:35:53 GMT

    One man is dead after a fiery crash in an 18-wheeler on I-10. 

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    One man is dead after a fiery crash in an 18-wheeler on I-10. 

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