The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Arkansas...Louisiana and Texas,
including the following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia, Lafayette,
Miller and Union. In Louisiana, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo,
Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln,
Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Sabine, Union, Webster and
Winn. In Texas, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin,
Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Red River,

Chief Terry Williams and Mayor Friday Ellis are pleased to announce the donation of two fire engines from the Monroe Fire Department to two regional fire departments. On Friday, April 23, 2021, we will host a departing ceremony at the Public Safety Center. We’ll begin at 12:15 p.m. and depart at 12:30 p.m.


NWS Shreveport

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Noon Thursday. Expect mixed precipitation for the entire event but the higher snow totals should be north of the I-20 Corridor with the higher freezing rain totals likely near and south of the I-20 Corridor.

Hard Freeze Warning Issued For NELA

Feb 14, 2021
NOAA / NWS Shreveport


* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures ranging anywhere from single
digits across Southeast Oklahoma to near 20 degrees across East
Central Louisiana is expected Sunday night with very little
temperature recovery during the day Monday. On Monday night,
temperatures are forecast to fall into the single digits

* WHERE...Portions of north central and northwest Louisiana,
southeast Oklahoma, south central and southwest Arkansas and

NWS Jackson, MS

Arctic air is forecast to surge into the region by late weekend with extended duration cold and dangerous windchills as low as 0 degrees.  Make sure to protect your pets, pipes & plants in this period of dangerous cold temperatures.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Lake Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT this evening.                                                                                                                
A tight pressure gradient will persist across the region today in wake of a cold frontal passage Monday evening Northwest winds will increase to 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph by mid-morning, and continue through the afternoon before diminishing quickly after sunset. 

Anita Gould / /

A former school principal at a Christian school in Franklin Parish has been indicted by a grand jury on eleven counts of sexual misconduct. District Attorney Mack Lancaster says 41-year-old Stephen Couch of Winnsboro was a teacher, later a principal, at the Apostolic Tabernacle Christian School in Winnsboro when the alleged crimes occurred.

Lake Wind Advisory Until 6 p.m. Thursday

Feb 15, 2018
NOAA / NWS Shreveport

A Lake Wind Advisory has been issued across a four-state area. A tight pressure gradient between surface low pressure to the North and surface high pressure to the Southeast will produce strong and gusty Southwest winds of 15-25 MPH gusts to 25-30 MPH today.

Via: National Weather Service Shreveport, LA

Wind Advisory Until 6PM

Jan 22, 2018

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening. 

A tight pressure gradient associated with surface high
pressure building into the region and a departing surface low
pressure system moving across the Plains and Middle Mississippi
Valley will produce Westerly winds of 15-25 MPH with higher
gusts to 25-35 MPH

Winter Weather Update

Jan 15, 2018
NWS Shreveport / NOAA

Update 10:43 a.m. Wednesday, January 17

A Hard Freeze Warning is in effect for much of the KEDM listening area for Wednesday night.

Freezing temperatures will continue across much of the region today, then plummeting shortly after sunset tonight back into the teens and possibly upper single digits in some outlying and more rural areas. * TIMING...9 PM tonight through 9 AM Thursday. * IMPACT...Take precautions to cover exposed pipes and bring pets indoors as well as protect any sensitive outdoor plants.

Update 5:14 p.m. Tuesday, January 16