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  • Much (needed) rain

    December 19, 2014 6:21 AM

    As long as rain doesn't fall too heavily in a short period of time, a beneficial soaking is expected today. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Expect periods of rain and thunder throughout your Friday. With a warm front to the south and ongoing rain, thermometers will really struggle... more »
  • Rain storm on the way

    December 18, 2014 6:12 AM

    Much needed rainfall is on the way as we wrap up the work week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A developing storm system in South Texas means we will notice increasing cloud cover and perhaps a few showers as we head into the afternoon. High temperatures will be... more »
  • Sun and mild temps to return

    December 12, 2014 6:11 AM

    Each afternoon through Sunday will feature increased sunshine with high temperatures steadily climbing back to the 70s. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your week wraps up with another blue/gray mix in the skies and perhaps even a stray rain drop or two. Temperatures will be a touch warmer... more »
  • White Christmas?

    December 11, 2014 11:21 AM

    Perhaps you've been dreaming of that new tablet, sugar plums or maybe just a magical bit of sneaux on Christmas Day. While we can't provide you new technology or boiled candies, we certainly can shed a little light on hopes for a white Christmas. If you aren't one... more »
  • Batch-o-clouds

    December 11, 2014 5:49 AM

    Some patches of clouds will pass through the region over the next 36 hours followed by a warming trend into the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: With a stubborn cloud deck lingering today, thermometers will be slow to climb out of the 40s. By afternoon, any returning... more »
  • Reinforcements

    December 10, 2014 5:55 AM

    The drier, cooler inland air mass has tapped into another northerly breeze to keep thermometers below average for the rest of the work week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A noticeably cooler day is ahead. Wednesday high temperatures will likely fail to reach 60° with most locations peaking... more »
  • Rain showers to wrap the week

    December 4, 2014 5:59 AM

    THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: As the next storm system organizes to our northwest, clouds will begin stacking up around the region. A spotty sprinkle is even possible. Still, we can expect a few peeks of blue sky and sunshine today as high top out in the middle 70s.... more »
  • Mild again

    December 3, 2014 6:10 AM

    THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Wednesday will unveil sunshine early with high clouds on the build through the day. Highs will once again be climbing into the lower 70s. During the overnight hours, you can expect more of what has been the norm of late-patchy fog late with... more »
  • Pinch me, we're in December

    December 2, 2014 5:30 AM

    THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Once again we can expect a partly sunny sky. Rain shower chances should fall to almost nil except in coastal locations. With a weakening and dissipating cold front strolling through the region, temperatures will go a touch lower than Monday, but remain above average... more »
  • Warm December days

    December 1, 2014 5:59 AM

    THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Look for another unseasonably warm day as high temperatures again approach 80°. Skies will be partly sunny; through there will be the possibility of a spotty shower late in the day and into the overnight hours. Regardless, thermometers will stay in the middle 50s... more »
  • Gathering the ingredients...

    November 25, 2014 5:54 AM

    ...for a nice looking plate of holiday weather. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Our skies will reveal more cloud cover than sunshine on this Tuesday. As a result, already cooler temperatures will be held down a bit further due to the lack of incoming solar radiation-highs will struggle... more »
  • Eyes to the weekend

    November 21, 2014 6:01 AM

    While many prepare for an end to the work week, we must also keep a close watch on an elevated threat for severe weather this weekend. THE FORECAST Today and Tonight: Friday will end up very similar to Thursday. Partly sunny afternoon skies won't inhibit the ongoing warmup... more »
  • Keeping the freezing

    November 18, 2014 5:47 AM

    Another below average temperature day and subsequent below freezing night is forthcoming. Forecast Discussion: Some upper-level energy managed to stir up a few high clouds overnight, which held temperatures slightly up from the forecast and out of the middle 20s. Deep 500mb trough (deeper than last week) is trenching... more »
  • Spotty Showers

    November 5, 2014 8:12 AM

    Wednesday will continue a recent trend of increasing cloud cover but also bulk the long-term trend of no rain. As a cold front approaches, a batch of showers will approach the region through the day, becoming scattered by the overnight hours. Highs will top out in the mid-upper 70s. ... more »
  • Election Day Forecast

    November 4, 2014 7:20 AM

    Election Day will have quite a bit more cloudiness than Monday. Overall, expect a trend of increasing cloud cover from high to low in the skies and west to east across the region. High temperatures will chug towards 80° but likely fall just short in many spots. A stray shower... more »
  • Two weeks dry

    October 28, 2014 6:01 AM

    Monday marked an even two weeks with no recorded rain where records are kept at Baton Rouge Metro Airport. If a shower is to be picked up over the region, it will occur in the next two days. An indicator of added moisture, Tuesday Morning fog will dissipate... more »
  • Less sun, still stormy

    June 25, 2014 5:49 AM

    Wednesday should not pick up as much afternoon sunshine as Tuesday. Still, enough instability will be available to generate showers and thunderstorms after our daytime maximum in the middle 80s later this afternoon. Any showers and thunderstorms could produce gusty winds, heavy downpours and frequent lightning. Tonight will be... more »
  • Outdoor plans a go

    May 2, 2014 5:27 AM

    Lingering clouds should filter out slightly by midday allowing for some sunshine. The break in area skies will be brief though as another weak upper level disturbance returns one more batch of clouds this afternoon and into the overnight hours. Like Wednesday and Thursday, a spotty sprinkle can't be ruled... more »
  • Cool beginning to May

    May 1, 2014 5:35 AM

    A sneaky upper level trough slid past the area on Wednesday and triggered a few unexpected showers just south of the area. Once again, a quick moving trough will move by Thursday Evening and another on Friday Evening bringing patches of clouds. Like Wednesday, while rain is not expected, a... more »
  • Welcome to April

    April 1, 2014 5:34 AM

    Tuesday will warm a few degrees higher than Monday. Added low level moisture seen as patchy fog during the morning hours will mix out as thermometers climb through the 60s thanks to the sun's warming from above. However, the moisture content will remain and we'll notice a bit of humidity... more »
  • Cold exiting, clouds returning

    March 26, 2014 5:36 AM

    Though winds will become southerly, incoming clouds working with the cold start to our Wednesday may actually keep thermometers cooler than Tuesday. Look for a high temperature in the lower to middle 60s with skies becoming overcast. The breezes that whipped around some of that pesky pollen on Tuesday have... more »
  • Lingering showers

    March 24, 2014 5:53 AM

    Skies will be overcast at times with a few peeks of sun at others, averaging out to a mostly cloudy day. Lingering showers will be relegated primarily to coastal locations south of Baton Rouge, although a spotty shower can't be ruled anywhere. Batches of thicker clouds will pass through the... more »
  • Weak cold front today

    March 19, 2014 5:30 AM

    Expect passing clouds beneath the weak cold front that will drop through our area. Daylong cloud cover is not expected and times of sunshine can be anticipated. Anytime a front moves through, rain can't be entirely ruled out but with very little moisture, no more than a sprinkle or light... more »
  • Flood Warnings continue

    February 24, 2014 6:07 AM

    Several flood warnings remain in place around Southern Louisiana. The Amite River at Denham Springs which has a flood stage of 29.0' crested at 30.2' and is expected to drop below flood stage late Monday. The Amite River at Bayou Manchac stood at 8.9' as of 9am Monday... more »
  • Warm but not much sun

    February 17, 2014 6:34 AM

    The first few days this week will resemble the weather you experienced on Sunday. A low pressure system and associated fronts are positioned to our northwest. Ahead of this storm system, the southerly pump of milder, muggier air is providing enough low level moisture to maintain a cloud deck and... more »
  • Less rain and humidity

    February 3, 2014 6:48 AM

    A cold front has moved through the area and as a result we are finally seeing rain showers wrapping up after 24 hours of an active radar that began lighting up on Sunday Morning. Still, some cloud cover is lingering behind this front, and will be slow to break. Temperatures... more »
  • Winter surprise: advisories extended

    January 23, 2014 1:30 PM

    The National Weather Service has extended winter weather advisories until 6pm Friday Evening. Locations under the advisory include East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupee, East Feliciana, West Feliciana and Iberville Parishes as well as Wilkinson County. Additionally, Ascension, Livingston, St. Helena and Tangiphoa Parishes have been included along... more »
  • Much warmer today with a mix of sun and clouds

    January 9, 2014 6:49 AM

    The warming trend continues today thanks to the area of high pressure moving up the East Coast. This has taken the bitter cold air with it, and southeasterly winds will come back over Baton Rouge today. These winds will transport in some warmer Gulf air along with some extra moisture.... more »
  • Clouds today, rain tomorrow

    December 27, 2013 5:46 AM

    Skies have been finicky this week and will be so again today. It's been times of sun and clouds with more sun than clouds, but today we're trending towards the opposite. Mid and upper level moisture increasing will mean a thickening of the high clouds deck into lower clouds. Our... more »
  • T'was the day after and all is quiet

    December 26, 2013 6:06 AM

    A weak cold front positioned to our northwest will approach the area today. No worries with this boundary though, dry and cool air will cause it to fall apart before entering Louisiana. Expect little more than some passing clouds for your Thursday as thermometers eek into the upper 60s. We'll... more »
  • Cloudy with showers and much colder temperatures today

    December 6, 2013 6:50 AM

    Be sure to bundle up as you head to work and school today! The cold front will move toward the Louisiana Coastline today and a disturbance will move over us from the west. In the wake of the front we will continue to see the temperatures fall and more scattered... more »
  • Warm and humid with a few showers today

    December 3, 2013 6:51 AM

    We will stay warm and humid today as an area of high pressure, located east of Louisiana, sends southwest to south winds over the state. These winds will pump in the Gulf Moisture and that will give us a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon. We will also continue... more »
  • Warmer with a mix of sun and clouds today

    November 4, 2013 6:42 AM

    The area of high pressure that was sitting over us all weekend will move to the east of Louisiana today. This will shift the winds from the northeast to the southeast and that will allow us to become warmer. These winds will also start to transport in Gulf Moisture and... more »
  • Mostly cloudy with some showers today

    October 21, 2013 6:40 AM

    Clouds will increase throughout the day as our next weather maker, an area of low pressure and warm front, move along the Louisiana Coast later today. We will have a mix of sun and clouds with a few showers popping up later this afternoon and into the evening hours. High... more »
  • Some clouds today with showers returning tonight

    October 18, 2013 7:15 AM

    We will have a pretty nice afternoon as a cold front is stalled along the Louisiana Coast. You can expect to see a mix of sun and clouds with a few showers possible late in the day. High temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70s. The weather... more »
  • Mostly cloudy with isolated showers today

    October 17, 2013 6:48 AM

    We will see more showers and mostly cloudy skies through the early afternoon as the cold front moves into and through the city. It will be a cooler day with highs in the upper 70s. The front will stall along the Louisiana Coast tonight and that will be far... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with showers popping up later today

    September 13, 2013 6:54 AM

    A cold front will be moving toward Louisiana and Baton Rouge during the afternoon hours today. We will become partly cloudy ahead of it and a few showers will start to pop-up later in the day. Highs will be in the lower to mid 90s. The cold front will... more »
  • Mix of sun and clouds with a few showers today

    August 26, 2013 6:38 AM

    The tropical wave/disturbance/low along the Louisiana Coast is finally moving into Texas today. We will still have to deal with it today in Baton Rouge. That means we will have a mix of sun and clouds with isolated showers and a few thunderstorms. The cloud cover will help to keep... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with spotty showers today

    August 19, 2013 6:41 AM

    The stationary front will remain along the Louisiana Coast today, and that will be the focus for showers and storms in the Coastal Parishes. A few showers may make it into Baton Rouge this afternoon, but we will be mainly dry with partly cloudy skies. High temperatures will be around... more »
  • Lingering clouds and showers today with a record low tonight

    May 3, 2013 7:41 AM

    The cold front is moving through Baton Rouge and Southeast Louisiana This Morning. We have cloudy skies with some showers. Temperatures will fall from the upper 60s to the 50s all morning. Be sure to take your umbrella and jacket with you! The cold front will slowly push east... more »
  • Plenty of clouds with spotty showers and drizzle today

    April 16, 2013 7:44 AM

    We have a mostly cloudy, warm, muggy and foggy start to this Tuesday across the Capital City. Visibilities are less than 1/4 mile in some areas, so please use caution! Temperatures are in the lower 70s. The clouds look like they will stick around today just like yesterday. This... more »
  • Morning clouds give way to afternoon sunshine

    April 5, 2013 7:35 AM

    It is a chilly start to this Friday with mostly cloudy skies and some mist across the Capital City. Temperatures are in the lower to mid 40s. Better take that jacket with you as you head to work and school. An area of high pressure will build across the... more »
  • Rain this morning with sunshine this afternoon

    March 20, 2013 6:50 AM

    Spring officially arrives at 6:02 AM today. We will begin the morning with mostly cloudy skies and a few showers or sprinkles as a weak disturbance moves through town. The radar will look like a lot of rain is headed our way, but we have some pretty dry air over... more »
  • Warm and humid with a few showers today

    March 18, 2013 7:13 AM

    We start this Monday Morning off with mostly cloudy skies and a few showers. Temperatures are in the 60s. Take your umbrella today since we will have some on and off showers popping up! A weak cold front is forecast to move into Baton Rouge later today. This will... more »
  • Warmer temperatures return today

    March 8, 2013 7:03 AM

    We begin this Friday Morning with clear skies and some chilly temperatures in the upper 30s. You will probably want to take your jacket with you this morning, but you won't need it later today. The area of high pressure that has been sitting over us the last few... more »
  • Sun and cloud mix with warmer temperatures today

    February 27, 2013 7:22 AM

    We begin this Wednesday Morning with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies across Southeast Louisiana. Temperatures are a little chilly as they sit in the lower to mid 40s. Be sure to wear that jacket this morning! We will become warmer this afternoon as a cold front moves in... more »
  • Sunny and mild weather today

    February 19, 2013 6:49 AM

    The rain and storms have come to an end thanks to the cold front moving through Baton Rouge. We have mostly cloudy skies now, but they will gradually dissipate throughout the morning. Temperatures are in the 50s. You can expect a very nice sunny afternoon across the Capital City!... more »
  • Clouds increasing with rain later today

    February 18, 2013 7:30 AM

    We start this Monday Morning off with clear skies and chilly temperatures in the 40s. You may want that jacket as you head out the door! Clouds will be on the increase today ahead of our next weather system - a cold front. We will become partly to mostly... more »
  • Clouds with a few more showers today

    February 13, 2013 7:12 AM

    The cold front has moved to the east of Baton Rouge, but we will still have some lingering showers and clouds over us this morning. Temperatures are starting out in the 50s. We will not warm up much today thanks to the clouds and showers streaming up from the... more »
  • Morning fog gives way to evening rain

    February 6, 2013 7:24 AM

    We begin this Wednesday Morning with partly cloudy skies and patchy dense fog across the Baton Rouge area. Visibilities could be less than 1/4 mile at times. The NWS has issued a Dense Fog Advisory until 9 AM today. Please use caution as you travel to work and school today.... more »
  • Plenty of clouds today with afternoon showers

    February 4, 2013 7:23 AM

    We have a quiet start to this Monday after the Super Bowl. It is mostly cloudy with temperatures in the lower 40s. You will want to take that light jacket and your umbrella today. A disturbance and an area of low pressure will move across the Gulf Coast States... more »
  • Very warm with plenty of clouds today

    January 28, 2013 7:42 AM

    It is a very mild start to the day with temperatures in the upper 50s to lower 60s under mostly cloudy skies. Patchy fog has also been reported around town. Watch out for some low visibilities! We will continue to have the very unseasonably warm weather today as an... more »
  • Lingering light rain showers and cloudy today

    January 11, 2013 4:19 AM

    We start off this Recycle Your Electronics Day Friday with cloudy skies and some light rain/drizzle. Temperatures are in the 60s. The heavy rain event is over, but we will still have to deal with some lingering light rain showers today. This is due to the cold front falling... more »
  • Plenty of clouds with rain returning today

    January 8, 2013 6:38 AM

    We have a mostly cloudy and quiet start to this Tuesday. It is not as cold with temperatures in the upper 40s. You will want to take you rain coat and umbrella with you as you head out the door. It is going to be a warmer and more... more »
  • Becoming warmer and mostly cloudy this afternoon

    December 14, 2012 8:03 AM

    Once again it is a very cold start to the day across the Capital City! We have clear skies with temperatures in the lower to mid 30s. Some patchy frost is possible around town. Be sure to bundle up as you head out the door! You will probably not... more »
  • Calmer and much colder weather today

    December 11, 2012 11:26 AM

    Some mid to high level clouds will stream over Baton Rouge area today from the southwest to the northeast as upper-level moisture moves over the colder air sitting over us. This will give us partly to mostly cloudy skies and some filtered sunshine. The clouds will keep the high temperatures... more »
  • A cloudy morning will give way to sunshine this afternoon

    November 28, 2012 7:18 AM

    We begin this Wednesday morning with low clouds that are sticking around this morning along with some drizzle and mist. Temperatures are pretty chilly as they start out in the lower 40s. The low clouds will gradually move to the east of Baton Rouge this afternoon and it will... more »
  • Clouds will be increasing throughout the day

    October 16, 2012 6:48 AM

    We start this Tuesday Morning with some clouds building in from the west making it mostly clear to partly cloudy. It is cooler with temperatures in the 50s. The clouds will continue to move in from the west thanks to Hurricane Paul in the Pacific Ocean. A few disturbances... more »
  • More sunshine and warmer temperatures today

    October 2, 2012 12:12 PM

    A trough of low pressure and disturbance still has to swing through Baton Rouge today. This disturbance will give us partly cloudy skies and could set off a few sprinkles this afternoon. It will become much warmer thanks to the sunshine returning with highs in the lower 80s. It... more »
  • Plenty of clouds with sprinkles and cool temperatures today

    October 1, 2012 1:12 PM

    We will have a dreary afternoon with plenty of clouds and sprinkles across Southeast Louisiana as the cold front moves to the east of Louisiana. Clouds will wrap around an area of low pressure sitting near Memphis, TN and cool air will move into Baton Rouge. High temperatures will be... more »
  • Mostly cloudy with spotty showers tonight

    June 14, 2012 11:20 PM

    We will have mostly cloudy skies with some spotty showers tonight. This rain will come from a disturbance that is moving west from Mobile, AL. That system is weakening, but could help to set off some showers for the morning commute. It will be muggy with low temperatures dropping into... more »
  • Partly cloudy with isolated storms today

    May 15, 2012 12:41 PM

    We will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with isolated showers and thunderstorms popping up this afternoon. This is all due to a weakening upper-level low moving out over Texas into the Gulf of Mexico. That low will take most of the rain associated with it into the Gulf, but... more »
  • Very warm with a few storms possible this afternoon

    May 3, 2012 1:20 PM

    Get ready for a very warm afternoon across the Baton Rouge area. We will have a mix of sun and clouds with a few thunderstorms possible. Some storms could have heavy rain at times. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s. Any storms that pop-up will dissipate once... more »
  • Warm and breezy this afternoon

    March 19, 2012 1:27 PM

    It is going to be a unseasonably warm and breezy afternoon with mostly cloudy skies across the Baton Rouge area. A few showers are also possible thanks to the very humid air mass over us. Our high temperature will be in the lower 80s. The clouds and breezy conditions... more »
  • Much calmer weather this morning

    March 13, 2012 6:16 AM

    It is a much quieter start to the day around the Baton Rouge area. We have mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with patchy fog. It is mild and muggy with temperatures in the 60s. We will see the fog dissipate and the clouds lift by lunchtime, and then we... more »
  • Showers possible this afternoon

    March 8, 2012 1:07 PM

    We will have mostly cloudy skies with isolated showers this afternoon. It will be breezy, warm and humid with high temperatures in the lower 80s. The showers will continue into the evening with plenty of clouds. Temperatures will fall into the 70s. More rain and even some thunderstorms... more »
  • A cloudy & muggy Thursday Morning

    March 8, 2012 5:44 AM

    We begin this Thursday with plenty of clouds and muggy conditions around the Baton Rouge area with temperatures are in the upper 60s. We will have pretty quiet weather today, but get ready for some changes on Friday. It will remain mostly cloudy throughout the day as a cold... more »
  • Foggy with some showers this morning

    February 28, 2012 8:05 AM

    Dense fog continue to form across the Baton Rouge area this morning. Visibilities could be less than 1/4 mile at times, so please use caution as you travel around town. We also have some isolated showers along with drizzle and mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures are in the lower 60s. ... more »
  • Plenty of clouds & sprinkles this morning

    February 27, 2012 5:27 AM

    Good Morning! We start this Monday with plenty of clouds, some fog and sprinkles around the Baton Rouge area. Temperatures are in the lower to mid 50s. You will want to take that umbrella with you today. This afternoon will be another gloomy one with mostly cloudy skies along... more »
  • Warmer with some clouds today

    February 21, 2012 8:45 AM

    We will have some nice weather on this Mardi Gras! A cold front will move through today, but we will not see much of an impact from it other than mostly cloudy skies this morning. Temperatures will be in the lower 50s. The front will weaken and settle along... more »
  • Warmer with increasing clouds this afternoon

    February 20, 2012 12:32 PM

    We will see an increase in high clouds this afternoon giving us a mix of sun and clouds. It will become warmer thanks to southeast winds returning to Southeast Louisiana and the Baton Rouge area. High temperatures will be in the mid 60s. The weather will be pleasant this... more »
  • Mostly cloudy this morning

    February 17, 2012 7:25 AM

    We will have mostly cloudy skies through the morning commute with temperatures in the 50s. The clouds will stick around all afternoon, and we could see a few showers popping up. However, I am not expecting a lot of rain. It will be a mild day with high temperatures in... more »
  • Plenty of clouds with a few showers today

    February 17, 2012 5:55 AM

    We begin this Friday with mostly cloudy skies and cool temperatures in the 50s. You may want to take a jacket with you as well as your umbrella. We will have plenty of clouds throughout the day thanks to the cold front that moved through yesterday which is now... more »
  • Plenty of clouds with spotty showers this afternoon

    February 16, 2012 12:55 PM

    We will have plenty of clouds across the Baton Rouge area this afternoon, and a few spotty showers are possible. It will stay warm and humid with temperatures in the upper 60s to lower 70s. The clouds will stick around tonight, and we could see a few more showers.... more »
  • Plenty of clouds this morning

    February 16, 2012 7:18 AM

    This morning we are left with mostly cloudy skies and some drizzle in the wake of the rain we had last night. Some patchy fog has also been reported around town. The clouds will stick around today with some sun peaking through as a cold front moves through Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Look for clouds, drizzle and some fog this morning

    February 16, 2012 5:35 AM

    We start this Thursday Morning with mostly cloudy skies and some areas of patchy fog. Some mist and drizzle are also possible with temperatures in the 60s. The drizzle will come to an end, and we will have mostly cloudy skies this afternoon as a cold front moves east... more »
  • More pleasant weather on tap today

    February 9, 2012 7:24 AM

    It is a chilly start to the day with temperatures in the 40s under mostly sunny skies. We will have more of those high thin cirrus clouds moving over Baton Rouge today and that will make for a mix of sun and clouds. It will be mild with high temperatures... more »
  • A chilly morning and cool afternoon today

    February 6, 2012 5:59 AM

    Good Morning! It is a chilly start to the day with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 40s. Be sure to grab that coat as you head out the door. Look for a mix of sun and clouds today with a few sprinkles as a weak disturbance moves... more »

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