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Extreme Winter Weather (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-02-19

Duration: 00:04:39

Subjects: Winter storms | WEATHER


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Perkins, Adrian Interviewee
  • Castle, Jeff Interviewee


This segment from the February 19, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the extreme winter weather in Louisiana. He reports that Shreveport reached a record low of one degree below zero which caused sections of pipe in the city’s water system to break. He interviews Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins and Jeff Castle, the chief meteorologist at KSLA-TV.