BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Tropical Disturbance in the Gulf just upgraded to a Tropical Storm. Just before 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, Governor Bobby Jindal issued a State of Emergency 1 for Louisiana .
BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Emergency responders are stepping up their game tonight. The Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is in constant contact with the National Weather Service.
BAYOU SAUVAGE, LA (FOX44) -- The Louisiana National Guard has dumped over one million gallons of water on the marsh fire that’s sent smoke plumming across the lower Parishes of South Louisiana for the past several days.
A large Tropical Wave continues to move West-Northwest at 10-15mph through the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. At this time the area remains disorganized with upper level winds not supporting any rapid development.
BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The Department Of Environmental Quality monitors in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas show a particular matter to be at a level that is unhealthy for sensitive groups. Today, Wednesday, Aug.