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State urging residents to take precautions as wildfires impact air quality across south Louisiana

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www.wbrz.com – WBRZ Staff – 2023-08-28 10:03:34

SUMMARY: Louisiana health officials are warning residents to take precautions as wildfires affect air quality throughout parts of the state. Extreme heat and drought have contributed to wildfires in Louisiana, which can negatively impact air quality. The Louisiana Department of Health is urging residents in affected areas to take precautions to minimize the impact poor air quality can have on their health. Ways to stay safe include evacuating if threatened by fire, staying indoors, keeping windows and doors closed, keeping air conditioning filters clean, using air filters and purifiers, and checking on loved ones and neighbors, especially those at higher risk.

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10 PM Tropical Update: Chance for development in SW Gulf

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-16 23:12:25

SUMMARY: In the southwestern Gulf, an area with a high chance of development is intensifying, with showers and storms near the Yucatan Peninsula expected to form into a tropical system by early this week. Another area in the southwestern Atlantic shows a low development chance later this week, possibly forming a small low-pressure area northeast of the Bahamas, influencing Florida and Georgia. Although there will not be direct tropical impacts locally, increased tropical moisture and breezy conditions are expected. The system could develop into a tropical depression or storm, moving toward northern Mexico or South Texas by midweek, bringing rain to southeastern Texas and breezy conditions locally.

High chance for development in SW Gulf, low chance in W Atlantic

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New Orleans Weather: Scattered rain and storms on Monday

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-16 23:04:25

SUMMARY: Expect a wet start to the work week with rain on Monday. Periodic showers and storms will occur throughout Monday, with temperatures in the mid-80s, high humidity, and breezy conditions. Tropical moisture is impacting the weather, although the rest of the week will improve, becoming drier by Tuesday night. Another tropical system in the southwestern Gulf may develop and bring rain to southeastern Texas. Winds will increase midweek, especially near the coast. By Thursday, conditions will trend drier, and typical summer weather will resume, with temperatures returning to the 90s. Watch for isolated street flooding and minor coastal flooding due to higher tides early in the week.

Wet start to work week with drier weather by midweek

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FBI sets up tipline for Brunett murders

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-16 22:23:45

SUMMARY: The FBI has established an internet tip line for information regarding the murders of a mother and daughter in Lurre, California. The mother, Cali Brunette, was found dead at home on Thursday. An Amber Alert was issued for her two daughters, who were later found; tragically, the youngest, Aaron, was deceased. On Friday, 36-year-old Daniel Callahan confessed to killing Aaron Brunette while being transported to Rankin County Jail in Mississippi. He claimed he had no reason for his actions and cited his mental health issues. The FBI's tip page for this case can be accessed via a link on WWLTV.com.

Callie Brunnett was found dead in her home Thursday. An amber alert was issued for her two daughters. They were both found hours later, sadly, one of them was dead.

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