A boomy night changes our record heat to typical December
BATON ROUGE- Numerous tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings were in effect through the WBRZ viewing area early Monday morning.
The total comes to 11 tornado warnings and eight severe thunderstorm warnings issued by the National Weather Service within the WBRZ viewing area. Numerous others were also issued across southeast Louisiana.
Two local storm reports have been confirmed around Baton Rouge. These include a report of high winds which downed powerlines along Highway 61 near Jackson Ave, two miles west of LaPlace in St. John the Baptist Parish. The other report was also a high wind report which resulted in a downed tree in the Magnolia Oaks subdivision in Prarieville in Ascension Parish.
Meteorologists Keller Watts and Robert Gauthreaux III provided nonstop coverage from beginning to end via our 24-hour weather channel, WBRZ.com, and the WBRZ Weather App. Updates were also posted in real time on our WBRZ Weather social media accounts.
The WBRZ Weather team promises to bring you the fastest updates in Baton Rouge and to be with you before, during, and afterthe storm.
The threat has passed and cool and pleasant weather is expected for the rest of the day.
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