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Will Hurricane Irma Hit Houston, Too?
Make no mistake, the 2017 hurricane season is one of the worst so far, and it's not over until November 30th. With roughly 3 months to go - we may see quite a few bad storms before the year is up.
Ark-La-Tex Prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy
The approach of Tropical Storm Cindy means heavy rainfall in Ark-La-Tex. Four to six inches of rain is anticipated in Shreveport/Bossier. The Bossier Parish Police Jury Engineering Department is making sure that all of the sandbag machines are ready in case our area needs them...
Scary Drive From East Texas In Tornado Aftermath
Saturday night, my family and I were driving home from my Mom and Dad's house in Terrell, Texas.  We had heard that there were tornadoes on the ground near Canton, so we had decided to wait a while before we left for the drive to my daughter's house in Tyler...
So, What IS It With the Weather?
This time last year, daylight ambient temperatures were in the low triple digits: 105 to 108 degrees. Heat indices in the teens! So, what IS it with the weather, now? Yeah, it’s still hot, but not AS hot. And it’s been WET, too! This is July in the Ark-La-Tex...
State Sales Tax Holiday Ends Tonight At Midnight
The Louisiana Department of Revenue, with a law passed by the state legislature has adopted this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) as tax-free for most hurricane and storm preparidness items.  Local municipalities and parishes, at least none in our part of the state are as gracious and willing to g…