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Louisiana Winter Weather (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-01-31

Duration: 00:05:27

Subjects: SNOW | WEATHER | Louisiana. Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness | Louisiana. Office of State Police | Louisiana. National Guard


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Allen, Gary Photographer
  • Steele, Mike Interviewee
  • Cain, Doug Interviewee
  • Williams, Jim Interviewee
  • Davey, Joseph Interviewee
  • Basco, Darrell Interviewee
  • Gilbert, Marvin Interviewee


This segment from the January 31, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on the state’s preparations for the two winter storms that hit central and south Louisiana in two consecutive weeks. Whinham reports that there were many road closures due to ice, sleet, and snow. He interviews: Mike Steele of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP); Captain Doug Cain of the Louisiana State Police; Major Jim Williams of the Louisiana National Guard; Specialist Joseph Davey of the Louisiana National Guard; Lieutenant Darrell Basco of the Pineville Police Department; and Marvin Gilbert, resident. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford