The deluge of rain along the Calcasieu River basin on Monday has sent levels quickly up and prompted river flood warnings for points along the river as levels quickly rose on Monday. This water will continue downstream and further rises with crests expected by this afternoon at Oberlin.
The remnants of Barry were no match for Southwest Louisiana Sunday night and Monday morning, dumping around 15 to 17 inches of rain across parts of northern Calcasieu, southeastern Beauregard, and a large swatch of Allen Parish, specifically areas around Oberlin and Oakdale, closing roads and floodi
The good news is that after today, rain chances will be much lower as the muggy summertime pattern returns and allows for temperatures to get hotter, our usual one or two pop-up afternoon storms but nothing more than that!
The FDA has a new strategy for imported food safety, and Congress has increased seafood inspection funds. But the U.S. still lags behind some other countries when it comes to inspections and regulations.
According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border. The rule, expected to go into effect on Tuesday, also applies to children who have crossed the border alone.