Travis is WWNO's coastal reporter.
Residents of Bell City, La., gathered Thursday morning to cut down trees, clear roads — and share what it was like as the storm made landfall overnight.
One of the most powerful storms to hit the state in living memory leaves destruction and misery in its wake, with debris from homes and businesses scattered about and at least one death.
The Mississippi River is continuing to flood and all that water is devastating oyster harvests downstream. It's bad and getting worse.
Heavy rains are predicted in Louisiana and Mississippi with the expected arrival of a tropical system swirling in the Gulf of Mexico. Flooding is a major concern in areas already saturated by water.