WWL>Topics>>1-27-14 10:35am Scoot: on expected road conditions

1-27-14 10:35am Scoot: on expected road conditions

Jan 27, 2014|

Scoot fills in for Garland and gets an update on what to expect in terms of road closures and conditions during tomorrow's severe winter weather from State Trooper Melissa Matey.

Related Audio:

  1. Think Tank 1210pm forcing thousands of soldiers to repay enlistment bonuses


    Tue, 25 Oct 2016

    America is forcing thousands of soldiers to repay enlistment bonuses decades after going to war. Will this make Americans as mad as Colin Kapernick’s protests?  Do we care more about our veterans or protests at NFL games? This hours guest: Larry Korb - Senior Fellow with Center for American Progress's National Security Program & former Assistant Secretary of Defense Shad Meshad - President & Founder of the National Veterans Foundation

  2. Think Tank 1110am Obama’s new overtime rule


    Tue, 25 Oct 2016

    As Businesses brace for Obama’s new overtime rule – that will make more than 4 million workers eligible - are they preparing to pay more, make more full-timers part time or put a heavier load on higher wage workers?   How will your company respond?  (pay full timers more, make more full-timers part-time; hire more part-timers, expect higher wage employees to work more.) This hours guest: James Sherk - Research Fellow @ Heritage Foundation…(Expert on Jobs and Labor Policy, Unemployment, Macroeconomy, Economic Mobility, Jobs and Employment Report, Labor Regulation, Economic Analysis,Labor)

  3. Think Tank 1010am Hackers shutdown major internet providers


    Tue, 25 Oct 2016

    Hackers shutdown major internet providers using connected household items like baby monitors and home security cameras.  Are nuclear plants and weapons secure? This hours guest: Andrea Peterson - Washington Post reporter Arun Vishwanath - Associate Professor of Communication at University at Buffalo

  4. Think Tank 1210pm Campaign Trails


    Mon, 24 Oct 2016

    Can Trump still win? Debates are over and the election is just over two weeks away. Could his chances be about how many voters stay home? And, if Trump doesn't win, what's his next move? This hours guest: Ron Faucheux - Political Analyst and President of Clarus Research Group


Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)

Listen lady is public information officer with Louisiana state police -- -- she joins us now live on DaVita QL Melissa welcome to the show good morning. Martin thanks for well we went through this on Friday together ever gonna go through it again there are some indications that it might actually be worse than what we experience on Friday. It is is that the police what do you think law enforcement and generally will Louisiana state police be better prepared. You can't. I think we were extremely prepared last week in and we're gonna maintain preparedness. This week. We've worked extremely well at our law enforcement partners across the state all that would be at TD. And they were instrumental in getting back leaned in the I'll have a -- -- leader Bradley. True we're going to be human fainting and and yet maintain that pat Bradley safety we want the public can make sure that they're traveling safe. And the really that the most important thing I can tell the public view is if you don't have to go out in this type a letter that lead down. And make sure that they say there because -- you get on the roadway you're gonna -- your your experience delays. And if you hit it after the -- she experienced a crash and that could result in injury or fatality -- We want to make sure that everybody safe and and worked at closed roadways if they act they -- over. I can't work with all our partners that we want people to make that decision and I mean stay indoors. Listen to the weather report and all that follow the road closures on their multiple resource that the public can get you. One of them being Debbie Debbie Debbie dot LEE dot org which is the only state police went right we have a we're clearly on our homepage. They -- all the good -- the FaceBook page which is leading state police on the book and and troopers from the state are implementing or putting in. There -- closure in real time on our FaceBook page of people and Hackett questioned that and it is to -- and work we will get treatment quickly as possible. I'll clinic call 511. Or they can be -- 511 LE dot org for top recruiter appreciate that. -- or to order. Did it then impacting accurate count limit if you don't practical on the -- at least doubt they know they say. And Melissa I didn't mean to imply that we just a police were not prepared but everybody was so a little bit taken by surprise it was a Friday was as bad as it as it wise. Now it does it was in the state police have plans to to. Pro actively close rose or will -- be wait and see how it turns out it because it's up parts of the country if they know something's coming -- the roads are closed before it hits. Well we're troopers are what impact could be an apartment and we have extra troopers that are going to be on each -- -- area in the state. -- -- their multiple extra troopers that are on duty day and I -- and we're going to be monitoring miserably. Actually what I get on the allocate a portion and the Bridget doesn't get it over first. Cilic and we're going to be we maintain our focus on the bridges. When it becomes impassable or aren't they for the public travel through we will close at -- emirate into the private public immediately that particular rated -- Now it's not that safe for the troopers to be driving either is it. Absolutely and make sure -- -- safety and -- but it a lot of people don't realize is that. -- were asking them to stay indoors. But they're on the road and they begin to get into the cart action. We have a lot of -- at our clinic and we have to maintain that barricade and it creditors. And again we work but are important partners but they're only only so many troopers and we all accurate into the crash it. And -- people go there and make it into crashes our response time is definitely going to be truly want people into. And again make it right decision to stay indoors because it may take a little longer to get you. They're multiple crashes on the road multiple Bradley. That we perceive are going to be clinic because the ice. I'm so stay indoors -- -- weather report watch for recruiters and it ended that temperature heat pack up of course it did -- group later. I'm Melissa have a text here there -- we'd ask. The state police why the hov lane which not opens Friday to help with traffic. Particularly what I ever and we can make a decision we -- PD that the best course of action -- there like I and it -- a threat to the public and act like Egypt Elaine what crimes. I'm most can we check back with you in just a little while. And you guys going to be busy but it's it's just always good to. Inform people especially when it's something this unusual for this part of the country here again we're trying to alert people but let's just beat. Aware of what's coming so we can complain Ford appreciate the Louis. Proper good libelous -- lady with a state police are Truby.

Should any Halloween costumes be banned because they are too controversial?
  Yes some just go too far
  No it's all in good fun
View Results