A warm and muggy start across Southwest Louisiana this morning with scattered showers and storms just to our west across East Texas. The showers and storms are slowly drifting to the south and east and will be around throughout our morning commute and will cause some wet roadways. Patchy fog is also an issue for some this morning thanks to the rain from last evening and that is lowering our visibility.
Monday, the Vernon Parish Police Jury recognized the 150th anniversary of the founding of the parish, which was established March 30, 1871 and was created from parts of Rapides, Sabine, and Natchitoches parishes.
Our morning so far has been off to a mostly dry start with most of the rain remaining to our south over the Gulf, but that looks to change as we head throughout mid-late morning as showers and storms return. There will be some sunshine in the mix throughout the afternoon that will help to warm us into the upper 80s, but make sure to grab the rain gear before you head out the door.
The chance of seeing scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will be around 40% as you head out the door tomorrow morning and will continue to increase through the day, so make sure to have the rain gear handy tomorrow.
Storm shelters are where some families will lay their heads Saturday night after Tropical Storm Claudette came through overnight Friday into early Saturday morning, leaving a lot of water behind across South Mississippi.
By the time you wake up Sunday morning, clouds will begin to be on the increase as a surge of tropical moisture pulls northward over the area. This will lead to better rain chances as scattered showers and thunderstorms begin to develop later in the morning and afternoon across the entire area.
It was a day of rejoicing in the heart of downtown Lake Charles to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. It’s the first-of-its-kind celebration in the city with over 100 participants joining the Juneteenth parade.
By Adrian Dubose | LSU Manship School News Service
The LSU Board of Supervisors voted 9-2 Friday to urge the Louisiana Department of Health to add COVID-19 shots to a list of mandated vaccinations for college students once federal regulators give full approval to the vaccines.
Advocates for the homeless community are at a loss of words after the city denied construction for the Saint Joseph Refuge Shelter for Men. As the homeless community continues to grow, these advocates are asking city officials why they dropped the ball.