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Morganza Spillway, Ruston Update, Hurricane Season, World War II Museum | 5/31/19 | Louisiana: The State We're In

THE CHOICE BETWEEN FLOODS & FARMS

In advance of the decision to open the Morganza Spillway to divert record high water on the Mississippi River, residents are making preparations. Andre’ Moreau talks with Ted Glaser about the crops he will lose on thousands of acres of farmland in Pointe Coupee Parish, and the financial hurt it will cause.

2019 HURRICANE PREDICTIONS

Andre’ Moreau gets a preview from State Climatologist Barry Keim about this year’s hurricane season, which officially begins June 1. Learn what Keim expects from his study of current weather patterns.

AFTER THE STORM

Natasha Williams visits with Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker following the major damage from a late April tornado, that claimed the lives of two people. She also visits the Louisiana Tech campus, which was hit especially hard.

THE EXPANSION OF THE NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM

Preview The National World War II Museum’s plans for expansion, including the renovation of the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, the Hall of Democracy Pavilion, and the Liberation Pavilion.