09 December 2008

alexandria and rapides parish, la rocked by powerful storms; tornadoes

8:13 pm cst: floodwater is getting in some homes off prescott road, south of the macarthur drive service road. that same area flooded following hurricane gustav....read more

6:23 pm cst gannett/town talk: street flooding in alexandria and pineville. charles park subdivision including windermere boulevard is experiencing street flooding...in pineville, the main street railroad underpass is flooded, and there is heavy street flooding around the office of motor vehicles building on main street...read more

11:19 am cst: kalb: tornado on the ground on the southern end of alexandria international airport [aex]....

11:27 am cst kalb: red cross confirms two tornadoes on the ground at the alexandria international airport....

kalb: a storage shed on twin bridges road about 20 miles southwest from alexandria, near oak hill, just before highway 112, lippo (sp?) storage has been "pretty much destroyed...."

gannett/town talk: building reportedly collapses on empire drive in alexandria...
UPDATE: a large, cinder-block wall of the acme refrigeration building on empire drive in alexandria collapsed this morning while a a strong thunderstorm was pounding the area....read more

kalb weather page

gannett/the town talk weather page


10:00 p.m. news cast on storm, flooding and tornado damage to alexandria, louisiana and cenla
kalb noon news broadcast featuring some storm damage in alexandria, louisiana