Travis Lux

Travis Lux primarily contributes science and health stories to Louisiana's Lab. He studied anthropology and sociology at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, and picked up his first microphone at the Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole, MA. In his spare time he loves to cook -- especially soups and casseroles. 

Flood insurance rates across the country are about to change in a big way, and it starts on Oct. 1.

It’s not even summer, but the storms are back with a vengeance.

The Mississippi River is on the rise, but don’t pack your tailgating gear just yet, because the Bonnet Carre Spillway likely won’t be opened during this flood water peak.

Hundreds of thousands are without power Thursday after Hurricane Zeta tore through Southeast Louisiana, and some may have to wait 10 days to get it back.

Hundreds of thousands of Louisianans are without power and dealing with wind damage from Hurricane Zeta on Thursday morning. One person in Louisiana is dead.

Hurricane Delta continues to strengthen in the Gulf of Mexico and will likely make landfall in Southwest Louisiana “Friday afternoon or Friday night,” according to the most recent forecast update from the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Gov. Edwards has declared a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Delta, which is moving through the Gulf of Mexico after slamming the Yucatan Peninsula.

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says she does not plan to order an evacuation for residents inside the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System ahead of Hurricane Delta given the current track and intensity of Hurricane Delta.

Tropical Storm Delta has continued to intensify in the Caribbean and could still make landfall as a hurricane on the Louisiana coast by the end of the week.

The City of New Orleans has shut down two bars on N. Claiborne Ave., including Kermit Ruffins’ Mother-in-Law Lounge, for violating coronavirus restrictions.