Tropical Storm

More Flooding Expected

***A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF THE AREA UNTIL 8AM SATURDAY*** Late-night/early morning storms created more havoc today.   The compact center of low pressure aiding in the development of these slow-moving, flooding downpour storms is south…

More Wet Weather

A band of heavy rain that washed out a few area bridges has shifted well south of the region.   However, with the ground saturated and unable to hold any additional rain, the risk of flooding will remain at a high…

Closings Wednesday 13 September Due To Tropical Storm Irma

Schools Closed - Wednesday 13 September Marion County Schools - Classes and activities for students CANCELLED Wednesday 13 September. Faculty and Staff report to school at 9:00am. Email your school closings to news@wltz.com. Make sure to include a name, title,…

Rain from Harvey Hits the Area Today

Harvey begins to impact our area today and we will feel the effects through Saturday with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms passing through on and off. Rainfall totals through Saturday could reach 1-3”…

Texas Bracing for Tropical Storm Harvey

Preparations are underway in Texas as Tropical Storm Harvey makes its way to the gulf coast. In Beaumont, sandbags are available to residents concerned about potential flooding. Some residents and volunteers had already begun filling sandbags…

Tropical Storm Cindy Packs a Punch to the Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep…

Child Killed After Struck By Log

Fort Morgan, AL (WKRG) -  Tropical storm Cindy has claimed the life of a 10-year-old boy in Fort Morgan, Alabama. The boy and his family were on vacation from Saint Louis, Missouri. He was walking along the waterfront with his…