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Tropical Storm Isaac 6:00 p.m. Update

Chief meteorologist Jesse Gunkel from sister station WVLA-TV brings you the latest on Isaac . Click the video above.

La. state government offices to remain closed statewide Thursday

Due to continuing dangerous conditions caused by Tropical Storm Isaac, Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater announced that Louisiana state government offices will remain closed Thursday, August 30.

Isaac on painful crawl northwest through Louisiana

Isaac is moving toward the northwest near 6 mph. This general motion is expected to continue through tonight, followed by a turn toward the north-northwest by Thursday night or early Friday.

First death during Hurricane Isaac reported

Hurricane Isaac claimed its first victim in Louisiana on Tuesday. Vermillion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon says Carlos Medellin-Guillen, 36, of Erath, died.

LSU Veterinary Hospital will remain open despite the storm

With Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac approaching the Gulf Coast, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine urges you to include your pets in your evacuation plans.

725K+ without power along Gulf Coast, according to Entergy

Nearly three-quarters of a million homes in the Gulf Coast region slammed by Hurricane Isaac lack power, utility companies say. The numbers are up to 725,696 customers in Arkansas, Alabama, Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana. 

Isaac downgraded to Tropical Storm

Isaac weakened around 2:00 p.m. to a Tropical Storm on Wednesday as he moved further inland.

Isaac prompts extended closure of some LSU health clinics and services

The slow pace of Hurricane Isaac has resulted in an extended closure of some LSU clinics and services. However, LSU Health’s statewide network of hospitals remains open and ready to treat emergencies during and after the storm.

La. Gov. Jindal updates status of state during Hurricane Isaac

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is holding a press conference in Baton Rouge to update on the current conditions around the state.

CLECO updates customers with power outages

As Hurricane Isaac slowly moves along the Gulf Coast, parts of the Northshore in New Orleans are experiencing flood waters and continue to feel the impact of tropical force winds.