Once the roadways were reopened, vehicles buzzed around Baton Rouge once again.
A vehicle flipped on I-10 just before the I-10/I-110 flipped on the icy roadway. (Source: 9Reports)
The ice, closures and crashes are causing traffic backups on the interstates in the area. (Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development)
The closures snarled traffic on I-10 East toward the Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge). (Source: Skycam) Crews are working to restore power to nearly 2,000 people in the Baton Rouge area. The largest reported outage is located around LSU. Just under 1,500 customers from East Parker to Lee Drive are withoutMore >> Crews were sent out to restore power to nearly 2,000 people in the Baton Rouge area that lost electricity during the icy weather Tuesday.More >> (WMC-TV) – Arkansas State Police say traffic is stop and go in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 from the Missouri state line to West Memphis, Arkansas. Authorities say troopers have been in contactMore >> Drivers were still stranded on the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 and on both sides of Interstate 40 in Arkansas Monday afternoon. Traffic turned into a slow crawl later in the evening.More >> Flights scheduled at the Baton Rouge Airport are grounded due to weather conditions across the nation. "The issue is with the hubs - Atlanta, Dallas, Charlotte – the weather conditions there are causingMore >> Flights scheduled at the Baton Rouge Airport are grounded due to weather conditions across the nation.More >>
For some, it may be hard to believe that nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall and left major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi. Most people will never forget where theyMore >> Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, causing major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.More >> An early morning fire has claimed the life of a Pine Belt woman. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem confirmed the death of a female victim, however the name is not being released pending notificationMore >> An early morning fire has claimed the life of a Pine Belt woman.More >> SPARTANBURG COUNT, SC (WYFF) - Fifteen children living in a double-wide trailer were put into protective custody and seven adults were arrested, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. DeputiesMore >> Fifteen children living in a double-wide trailer were put into protective custody and seven adults were arrested, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.More >> (WMC) – A protest is going on at Rosa Fort High School in Tunica, Mississippi where people are upset over the firing of a principal. There are more than 100 people marching from the school to the superintendent'sMore >> More than 100 students are protesting the dismissal of their principal by walking out of school.
The Canton Public School District says that it is working diligently to contain the spread of scabies at several of its schools. The school district says they have informed parents that their childrenMore >> The school district says they have informed parents that their children may have recently been exposed.
While the unexpected icy weather to hit southeast Louisiana put a damper in the Mardi Gras plans of some people, the conditions have made life a lot more difficult for dozens on truckers. As the winterMore >> While the unexpected icy weather to hit southeast Louisiana put a damper in the Mardi Gras plans of some people, the conditions have made life a lot more difficult for dozens of truckers.More >>
Aug. 30 Forecast
Entergy Mississippi is reporting several hundred power outages in the Jackson area. According to Entergy's website at 4:20 p.m. Saturday at least 1,700 customers were without power. MSNewsNow Meteorologist HeatherMore >> According to Entergy's website at 4:20 p.m. Saturday at least 1,700 customers were without power.More >> STUDENTS, FACULTY AND SUPPORTERS AT WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY ARE CELEBRATING TWO IMPORTANT NEW BUILDINGS AND RECOGNIZING THE LASTING LEGACY OF THE HATTIESBURG CAMPUS' OLDEST STRUCTURE.More >> Students, faculty and administrators at William Carey University are celebrating two important new buildings and the the 100th birthday of the Hattiesburg campus' oldest structure.More >> Hercules, Inc. this week will begin replacing a sewer line beneath a street that runs along the east side of the plant. The work on Providence Street has been ordered by the Mississippi Dept. of EnvironmentalMore >> The work on Providence Street has been ordered by the Mississippi Dept. of Environmental Quality, based on sampling in the sewer that was done four years ago.More >> Clinton Police have identified the vehicle they say was used as a get-away vehicle Friday night, after two Mississippi College students were robbed at gunpoint. Mark Jones, Director of CommunicationsMore >> The vehicle is described as a small dark metallic red 4-door sedan with damage to the right front fender.