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  • Mid-week washout

    February 25, 2015 6:08 AM

    On whatever rating scale you'd like to use, Wednesday will be one of the least pleasant this winter. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Today will be a wash. Periods of rain will last into the evening commute and it will fall steadily at times. By day's end, most... more »
  • Ice threat leaves, cold air stays

    February 24, 2015 5:59 AM

    Cold temperatures and periods of rain will dampen the forecast through Wednesday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Lingering showers early on Tuesday will continue a dreary spell of weather in South Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi. While showers will diminish, clouds will hold pretty thick and again keep temperatures... more »
  • Freezing Rain Advisory Play Video

    February 23, 2015 11:38 AM

    The National Weather Service has issued a FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY from 9pm Monday to 9am Tuesday for areas Northwest of Baton Rouge. This includes the Parishes of East Feliciana, Pointe Coupee, and West Feliciana in Louisiana and the Counties of Amite, Pike and Wilkinson in Mississippi. IMPACTS: -Ice... more »
  • A slap in the face

    February 23, 2015 6:07 AM

    After a mild February weekend, expect a brutal, weeklong reminder that it is still winter. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: The trickiest portion of the forecast period comes tonight. Monday is shaping up to remain overcast with periodic light rain showers. As you can imagine, the dreary weather... more »
  • Arctic air heads to northern New England, parts of New York

    February 23, 2015 1:59 AM

    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - Arctic air is returning to northern New England and parts of New York State after Sunday's brief sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures. The National Weather Service says temperatures will be 25 to 30 degrees below normal across much of the country on Monday. And anything... more »
  • Grandma and the mouse cold

    February 19, 2015 10:11 AM

    Studies say cold weather can make you sick. Studies say cold weather can be good for you. So which is it, doc? I'm freezing over here! As it turns out, doctors and the old wives tales may both have some legitimacy. Let me explain. In a... more »
  • Mardi Froid

    February 17, 2015 5:58 AM

    Your Fat Tuesday will be cold, but fortunately dry. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Mardi Gras is looking better than last year-just barely. While we are once again cold, at least the precipitation has shut off, which is an improvement on the 2014 version. Skies will have times... more »
  • Ideal 26.2 temps Play Video

    January 15, 2015 10:09 AM

    For the avid and even casual runner, two big weekends are afoot in Southeastern Louisiana. On back to back weekends, the state will play host to the Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge followed by the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in New Orleans. Like any outdoor sport or event, weather... more »
  • Frozen, with precip?

    January 8, 2015 6:05 AM

    We are monitoring a freezing rain potential as some moisture is set to ride over our frigid air mass. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A bitterly cold morning won't give way to any kind of warm up this afternoon. Despite ample sunshine, high temperatures will really struggle to... more »
  • Strawberry farmers prep for freeze Play Video

    January 7, 2015 12:52 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Strawberry farmers are bracing for Wednesday night's forecasted cold snap. Wednesday morning at Fletcher Farm in Ponchatoula, workers picked the few strawberries ready for harvest. Farm owner William Fletcher says, "What we're doing right now is going in ahead of the cold weather and trying to get... more »
  • Vet School reminds people to protect pets from cold

    January 7, 2015 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine put out several tips Wednesday reminding people to protect their pets against extreme cold. According to LSU pets should be brought inside if possible when the temperature drops into the extreme cold range. Outdoor pets also use more energy when... more »
  • Bracing for the cold: How to prepare Play Video

    January 7, 2015 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Temperatures are in the low 40's across our area today, and even colder weather is on the way. Preparing correctly can help keep your family and home safe. First you need to focus on people and keeping your family safe. Smoke detectors are at the top... more »
  • Wind Chill, Hard Freeze warnings Play Video

    January 7, 2015 6:18 AM

    A cold front has crossed the area and an arctic air mass is blasting southward to the Gulf Coast. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Aside from a few stray clouds, the actual passage of a cold front has been tough to identify. Its presence will certainly be felt... more »
  • Shelters expand hours ahead of freezing temps Play Video

    January 6, 2015 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bitter cold temperatures are on the way and for many that means making sure pipes, plants and pets are protected. But, for others it's a danger of life on the streets. News Two's Alexa Vogue spoke with community leaders, who say they're doing everything they can... more »
  • Hard Freeze Watch

    January 6, 2015 5:55 AM

    The National Weather Service has issued a HARD FREEZE WATCH from Wednesday Night to Thursday Morning for East Baton Rouge, Ascension, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana in Louisiana and the Counties of Amite, Pike and Wilkinson in Mississippi. A FREEZE... more »
  • This is the warm one

    January 6, 2015 5:37 AM

    Relatively speaking, your Tuesday will have the warmest feel of any day for the rest of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Abundant incoming sunshine will allow a freezing morning to become a fairly seasonable afternoon. Many locations will edge close to 60° which is just a... more »
  • Winter 2015: what should we expect?

    November 26, 2014 11:16 AM

    The weather pattern for Summer 2014 ended up returning brutally average climate statistics for Baton Rouge. Seasonal highlights included a warm spell in September and a pair of high precipitation rain events in June. These "outlying" events taunted expectations of a slightly cooler and drier than average summer . To... more »
  • Weather improves in Buffalo; flooding fears ease

    November 25, 2014 2:06 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The snow has been plowed, the flood threat has eased, and Buffalo's weather is on the upswing. Following days of snow and then spring-like temperature, forecasters say gusty winds of up to 40 mph are likely around the region on Tuesday. Fears of disastrous flooding from a... more »
  • Bundle up: It's freezing or below in all 50 states

    November 18, 2014 4:47 PM

    NEW YORK - Baby, it's cold outside, no matter what part of the United States you're in. Temperatures fell to freezing or below at recording stations in all 50 states on Tuesday morning, from the highest elevations in the mountains of Hawaii to the snow-paralyzed Buffalo area in New York.... 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 »
  • Hard freeze warning in effect tonight for most of La.

    November 17, 2014 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness asked residents on Monday morning to prepare themselves for yet another round of severe winter weather. The National Weather Service issued a hard freeze warning or freeze warning for much of Louisiana. The freeze is expected... more »
  • The big chill is here; Friday is going to be cold Play Video

    November 13, 2014 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A freeze warning is in effect overnight and into Friday morning as temperatures dip to below freezing. The WBRZ weather team predicted a low of 27degrees Friday morning at 6:00. The high Friday may climb to 50 degrees. A hard freeze warning was issued for areas... more »
  • Potentially record setting freeze

    November 13, 2014 7:36 AM

    Cold air has found its way well into the United States and is taking down records around the nation. In Memphis, the earliest measurable snowfall on record was recorded on Wednesday Night as 0.1'' fell. For Little Rock, it was the first time flakes flew this early since 1993.... more »
  • Protecting your home and family from the cold Play Video

    November 13, 2014 7:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - People in the Baton Rouge area got their first taste of cold weather this morning with temperatures dropping into the 30's. There are ways you can protect your self and your home this winter. We visited St. Vincent de Paul on 2une In, where they're looking... more »
  • Fire departments urge preparation for big chill Play Video

    November 12, 2014 10:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters urged people to make sure they're safely prepared for this week's drop in temperature, and don't take any risks just to stay warm. The Baton Rouge Fire Department released a checklist Wednesday for people to make sure they're not creating fire hazards with their chimneys,... more »
  • Lake ice may trump record temps

    April 16, 2014 8:27 AM

    We look at thermometers and can instantly qualify the feeling of cold, warm or temperate. Wednesday Morning, a quick check of the numbers revealed record setting cold on the heels of a memorable winter in the Deep South. Baton Rouge bottomed out at 37° making it the coldest morning for... more »
  • A night for the books

    April 15, 2014 9:19 AM

    It only makes sense for this winter that Wednesday Morning may accomplish a wintry feat unmatched in Baton Rouge history. Enough that a record low will likely fall, one more big-chill could etch the 2013-2014 winter in history. On April 15, 2008 the morning low temperature in Baton Rouge... more »
  • Cold, wet winter delays Louisiana corn planting

    March 22, 2014 10:28 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The cold, wet spring has delayed corn planting in Louisiana, where it has become a major crop. Charles Cannatella of Melville says farmers in the north have generally finished planting by now, and those in central Louisiana are usually well on their way. He says he hasn't... more »
  • Winter blast on the bayou

    March 20, 2014 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Twice the average number of freezes, four wintry precipitation events and a top ten coldest month headline winter 2013-2014 in Southern Louisiana. Still unrelenting for some, and as southerners welcome spring with spring-like weather, the WBRZ Weather Center looks back on an undoubtedly harsh winter in... more »
  • Long, cold winter means scarce, expensive crawfish

    March 8, 2014 6:36 PM

    HOUMA, La. - The long, cold winter means crawfish are scarce and expensive. During cold weather, crawfish stay at the bottom of their ponds or streams, and don't eat. That means they're much smaller than usual for this time of year - and they're not taking the bait in crawfish... more »
  • Coldest Mardi Gras Ever?

    March 5, 2014 1:11 PM

    Yesterday came very close to setting the record for the coldest Mardi Gras of all-time, while the day itself fell much later than usual! New Orleans recorded an official high temperature of 41° just prior to midnight but most of the daylight hours were spent in the upper 30s. Should... more »
  • Winter Weather Advisory

    March 4, 2014 6:19 AM

    The freezing line has risen north of Baton Rouge and steady rain falling across the area is beginning to cease freezing on contact. As of 1pm, areas on a line from New Roads northeast to McComb and points north of that line remained at 32° with freezing rain occuring. Through... more »
  • Pat Shingleton: "A Cold? Not the Temp."

    March 1, 2014 9:52 AM

    Mom relied on mustard plasters, Vick's Vapo-Rub and salt-water gargling to relieve cold symptoms. She believed temperature changes were the cause. As noted in a previous column, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases contend cold weather is the common scapegoat for colds and viruses. Their research confirms drastic... more »
  • Storm exiting

    February 12, 2014 5:37 AM

    We'll remain quite chilly in the near term. Save for lingering rain showers through mid-morning, today will be much drier. Also, expect gradual clearing this afternoon, but it will still be brisk and cool with northerly winds keeping highs in the 40s. As high pressure starts to build into the... more »
  • Cold and raw

    February 6, 2014 5:46 AM

    A very tricky weather situation lies ahead today, particularly early. An upper level disturbance will quickly pass over the region today. This system is expected to conjure up enough moisture to produce some scattered pockets of precipitation today. Meanwhile, cloud cover and north-northeast winds are reinforcing cold air on an... more »
  • Crawfish freeze with high prices Play Video

    January 30, 2014 10:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- If you have planned a crawfish boil for the big game, your plans may be on ice unless you're ready to hand off some serious cash to buy the crimson crustacean. Icy weather froze many crawfish ponds in Louisiana, leaving a layer of ice that didn't melt until... more »
  • The deep freeze

    January 28, 2014 7:18 PM

    While the storm has passed, very cold temperatures mean the icy hazards will be slow to diminish. Wednesday will be just bitterly cold with morning wind chill values into the single digits as winds gust. After starting the day off with near record low readings in the upper teens... more »
  • Snow and sleet pounds West Feliciana Parish

    January 28, 2014 5:27 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- A rare sight was visible on South Louisiana roads Tuesday. State workers used snow plows to clear thick ice off of roads in West Feliciana Parish. For law enforcement, there were headaches trying to ensure the roads were safe. Lukily, most listened to the warnings to stay... more »
  • Winter Storm Watch

    January 26, 2014 8:16 PM

    A WINTER STORM WATCH is has been issued by the National Weather Service from 6am Tuesday to 6am Wednesday for Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Iberville, West Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, Ascension, Assumption and St. Mary Parishes along with Wilkinson, Amite and Pike Counties.... 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 »
  • Wintry Weather?

    January 23, 2014 6:44 AM

    Today we'll see mostly cloudy skies as another cold front approaches from the north. The cloudiness will relegate temperatures to the lower 50s at best. Forecast models drop this front through the area with only a light shower shown in locations west of the viewing area. Like many of the... more »
  • Chilly now, colder by week's end

    January 22, 2014 5:39 AM

    After a below freezing morning expect thermometers to rebound into the 50s today. While that leaves us about 10° below average, it is a 30° improvement on the morning readings, and come Friday, you may be wishing it was 50°! High pressure will be overhead meaning winds will be light... more »
  • Hard Freeze Tonight

    January 21, 2014 6:07 AM

    A cold front will exit our region to the southeast today. The sensible weather behind this front calls for a clearing sky, a northwest breeze and resulting cooler air than what we felt yesterday afternoon. Look for highs to occur during the morning hours, in the middle 50s, and then... more »
  • Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

    January 20, 2014 1:45 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn.- Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There's an insurance policy for that. With the cost of the average American wedding reaching about $26,000, insurers have been selling a growing number of policies to protect against losses from extreme weather, illness and even a change of heart. Cheryl... more »
  • Partly cloudy and not as cold today

    January 8, 2014 6:51 AM

    The area of high pressure that was sitting over us yesterday will be moving east of Louisiana today. This will take away the bitter cold Arctic Air, and we will start to slowly warm up. We will have mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies this afternoon with high temperatures around... more »
  • Many without gas due to record cold temps Play Video

    January 7, 2014 5:52 PM

    ZACHARY - Record breaking temperatures are taking their toll on Zachary's gas pipelines. Residents are experiencing low gas pressure throughout the city. Mayor David Amrhein said it's from a combination of the cold and meeting the demand of a growing city. Some Zachary residents went without heat, hot water,... more »
  • Zoos in La. and Miss. coping with cold

    January 7, 2014 2:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Zookeepers in New Orleans and Monroe are telling visitors that some animals can't be seen because they're warming up indoors, out of the wind and Arctic air. In Jackson, Miss., the zoo was closed, animals kept inside - except for springbok. Education specialist Lucy Barton says the speedy,... more »
  • Coverage of the freezing temperatures Play Video

    January 6, 2014 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A hard freeze warning is in effect until Tuesday morning at 9 as some of the coldest weather since 2010 roll into the area. The forecast low for Monday night and into Tuesday morning is 20 degrees. Tuesday, high temperatures are expected to hover around the upper... more »
  • Homeless seek shelter, shelters full

    January 6, 2014 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With Monday's winter blast, there are a few extra people seeking shelter at St. Vincent de Paul. Volunteers say once the temperatures drop below 40, they see an influx of people. Monday, the shelter is housing about 70 people, that's 40 above normal. "We've got... more »
  • Cold hoax doesn't cut Ouachita school attendance

    January 6, 2014 2:25 PM

    MONROE- A Ouachita Parish School System spokeswoman says attendance appears normal in spite of an online hoax saying cold would close schools on Monday. Aline Smead says Superintendent Bob Webber and attorneys are discussing whether to ask police to investigate the fake notice posted Sunday on social media sites. She... more »
  • Central Public Schools cancel class Tuesday due to cold

    January 5, 2014 7:12 PM

    CENTRAL- Central Public School Superintendent Michael Faulk announced Sunday night, school will be cancelled on Tuesday 1/7/14 for students due to the frigid temperatures expected in the area Tuesday morning. This school cancellation does not apply to teachers or other school personnel at this point. "Teachers and other... more »
  • Polar plunge to bring low temps not seen in Baton Rouge in decades

    January 5, 2014 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A blast of arctic air headed this way is set to bring low temperatures to this area we haven't seen in decades. The low tonight could dip down to 27 degrees, and on Monday night it's forecast to drop to 18 degrees. Across the nation, frigid, subzero... more »
  • Firefighters battle massive downtown fire

    January 3, 2014 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Eyewitnesses said homeless people have been staying in a house that burst into flames, sending glowing fire and smoke into the cold night air Friday. For nearly an hour, crews battled the blaze and had to close some downtown streets, including St. Philip. Flames shot... more »
  • Chimney fires on the rise Play Video

    January 3, 2014 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The winter chill comes with an increase in chimney fires in the Baton Rouge area. Chris Clouatre, owner of C.C. Chimney Sweep, said he's seen more chimney fires in the last few days than he has in years. He says fireplaces often get neglected, especially when... more »
  • Crisp Christmas weather

    December 24, 2013 5:56 AM

    A cold start, Christmas Eve started off in the upper 20s. The remainder of the day will feature clear skies as a high pressure system sits off to our north, centered in Missouri. This high and its clockwise surface flow are resulting in a northerly wind pulling down cold air... 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 »
  • Chilly shopping and tailgating

    November 29, 2013 5:57 AM

    Like Thanksgiving, Black Friday is off to a cold start. The day started below freezing and many of us early-risers found it necessary to scrape away some frost on the windshields before setting out for the day. High pressure centered over Virginia will keep our skies mainly clear and our... more »
  • A cold Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2013 5:55 AM

    As you take the time to enjoy a nice meal with friends and family, perhaps you're also thankful that you are fortunate enough to do so indoors! It's cold today. With a morning temperature checked in around 25° we experienced the coldest morning since March 27, 2013, nearly piercing the... more »
  • Forgot to wrap the pipes? This list might save the day!

    November 27, 2013 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A freeze warning is in effect since temperatures Monday night will dip as low as 19 degrees. Plumbers suggest when it gets that cold, exposed pipes should be wrapped. And, while it's not too late, it's unlikely many people will get up and go outside overnight to... more »
  • Deputies: 20-year-old rape case solved, arrest made

    November 25, 2013 9:57 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Deputies in Iberville Parish booked a man on rape charges, twenty years after the attack Monday night. Bernie Metrejean was booked in to jail after he was arrested in St. Martin Parish on drug charges. His DNA matched the rape case. Investigators believe Metrejean picked up a... more »
  • Family's story brings help for cold nights Play Video

    November 13, 2013 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A family in Old South Baton Rouge will sleep a little warmer tonight following a News 2 story about their situation. Daphne Brooks and her three children had to move after their home burned down, and she didn't have the money to heat their new home properly.... more »
  • Sunny and chilly today with a freeze again tonight

    November 13, 2013 6:36 AM

    An area of high pressure will move over the Deep South Today. It will continue to draw down some very cold air from Canada and that will keep it chilly all day. We will have sunny skies, but they will not be able to warm us up. High temperatures will... more »
  • Mother with newborn without heat Play Video

    November 12, 2013 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The freezing temperatures mean outlasting the night for one mother of three. "My baby has a cold already," Daphne Brooks said. Brooks is not able to pay for gas heating in her home. She along with her fiance', her three-month-old son Rico, four-year-old daughter... more »
  • Freeze Warning Tonight

    November 12, 2013 1:01 PM

    ...Freeze Warning From 3 AM to 9 AM Wednesday... A strong trough of low pressure will send a strong cold front into and through Baton Rouge this afternoon. It will not have any moisture to work with, so all we will see from it will be mostly cloudy skies.... more »
  • Turning much colder tonight with a Freeze Warning

    November 12, 2013 6:50 AM

    A strong trough of low pressure will send a strong cold front into and through Baton Rouge this morning. It will not have any moisture to work with, so all we will see from it will be partly cloudy skies. Once it moves through the winds will really start to... more »
  • Partly to mostly cloudy and cool today

    November 8, 2013 8:02 AM

    An area of high pressure will sit north of Louisiana today and that will help to keep us cool. At the same time, the jet stream, or river of winds where commercial airplanes fly, will send some high clouds over Baton Rouge from the west today. These clouds will limit... more »
  • New info reopens 2003, 2006 Tangipahoa killings

    July 31, 2013 3:31 PM

    HAMMOND - New information has breathed life into two cold criminal cases in Tangipahoa Parish. Sheriff's spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto says detectives have recently received several leads about the shooting of 30-year-old Timothy Brown, who was gunned down in the parking lot of Pea's lounge shortly before 2 a.m. on Dec.... more »
  • Sunny and becoming warmer this afternoon

    March 27, 2013 7:08 AM

    Brrr!! It is a very cold start and frosty to the day with clear skies and temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s! Hopefully you brought in all of your plants, or covered them up. Bundle up as you head to work and school this morning! We will... more »
  • Staying cool and sunny today

    March 26, 2013 7:12 AM

    It is a very cold morning across the Capital City with clear skies and temperatures in the 30s. A light freeze is expected! I hope that you brought in your plants last night. Take that jacket with you this morning. An area of high pressure remains over the Southeast... more »
  • Sunny with warmer temperatures today

    March 12, 2013 6:37 AM

    It is a mostly clear and chilly start to this Tuesday Morning with temperatures in the 30s and 40s. Take that jacket with you! We will have a gorgeous day as high pressure builds into the Southeast U.S. Expect a few highs clouds to stream over us for the... more »
  • Mostly sunny and comfortable today

    March 7, 2013 7:07 AM

    It is a pretty chilly start to this Thursday with mostly clear skies and temperatures in the lower 30s with a little frost! Brrr!! Bundle up as you head to work or school! An area of high pressure remains over the Southeast U.S. and that will allow us to... more »
  • Mostly sunny and cooler today

    February 28, 2013 7:26 AM

    The cold front has moved into the Gulf of Mexico and we have mostly clear skies over Baton Rouge this morning. It is chilly with temperatures in the 40s. It is going to be another beautiful afternoon with plenty of sunshine. A few high clouds will stream by today... more »
  • Brandywine residents in power struggle Play Video

    February 15, 2013 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Residents at Brandywine Apartments may be in for a cold weekend after power was cut off to several units. It's because they didn't pay rent, but resident argue they shouldn't have to because management hasn't paid more than $100,000 in utilities payments. Now the water company... 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 »
  • Severe weather threat has ended

    January 30, 2013 9:16 AM

    The cold front has pushed through town this morning, and the severe weather threat has ended. Some lingering showers will continue until midday for parts of Southeast Louisiana. The sky will start to clear and it will become partly cloudy this afternoon. Temperatures have fallen into the 50s and they... more »
  • Midwest remains locked in deep freeze

    January 23, 2013 6:21 AM

    MADISON, Wis. - The Upper Midwest remains locked in the deep freeze, with bitter temperatures stretching into a fourth day across several states. The cold snap arrived Saturday night as waves of Arctic air swept south from Canada, pushing temperatures to dangerous lows and leaving a section of the... more »
  • A cold rain is expected again today

    January 16, 2013 7:03 AM

    This Wednesday Morning is starting off with mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers across Southeast Louisiana. It is chilly with temperatures in the mid 30s. Better bundle up and take that umbrella with you again! More of the same wet and dreary weather is on tap today. The stationary... more »
  • Toddlers found in cold

    January 2, 2013 7:34 PM

    Temperatures hovered in the teens and two toddlers were found wandering outside a home, alone in St. Louis, Missouri. Their caretakers were asleep inside. Authorities say a newspaper delivery man was on his route at about 5 am when he found the kids. They're one and 3. One girl had... more »
  • NY woman arrested in 1984 La. death

    December 21, 2012 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 47-year-old woman arrested by New York authorities on Dec. 3 in the 1984 slaying of businessman has been extradited to Louisiana. Leila Mulla, of Astoria, N.Y., was transported to Baton Rouge Thursday after being arrested by New York police. Mulla was booked with criminal conspiracy, simple... more »
  • A frosty morning leads to a sunny and warmer afternoon

    December 13, 2012 7:42 AM

    It is a very cold and frost morning across the Baton Rogue area. We have clear skies, calm winds and temperatures in the lower 30s. This will allow us to have a light freeze along and north of the I-10/12 Corridor. The NWS has issued a Freeze Warning in effect... more »
  • Sunny and chilly today with a freeze warning tonight

    December 12, 2012 5:58 AM

    Better bundle up this morning as you head out the door! We have partly cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid to upper 30s. BRRR!! The clouds will break up today and it will become mostly sunny. This is due to the upper-level moisture moving to the east of... 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 »
  • BRPD: DNA analysis cracks 1984 cold case Play Video

    December 3, 2012 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge announced two arrests in connection with a 1984 murder, after they said a cold case review and DNA analysis led them to the suspects. Police arrested Ronald Dunnagan, 64, of Bossier City and Leila Mulla, 57, of Astoria, N.Y. in connection with... more »
  • A cold start to the day with cool weather this afternoon

    November 29, 2012 7:26 AM

    BRRRR! It sure is a cold start to the day with clear skies and temperatures in the mid 30s. Some of you may have even gotten closer to freezing, so patchy frost is possible. We will have a gorgeous afternoon with plenty of sunny skies thanks to an area... 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 »
  • A cold start to the day

    November 15, 2012 7:16 AM

    It is another clear and cold start on this Thursday with temperatures in the mid to upper 30s. Some patchy frost will be possible. Be sure to dress warmly as you head out the door! The quiet and cool weather continues today across Southeast Louisiana. There is an area... more »
  • Chilly this morning and it stays cool this afternoon

    November 14, 2012 7:40 AM

    More chilly weather is greeting us across the Capital City on this Wednesday Morning. It is mostly clear with temperatures in the upper 30s to lower 40s. You will want to take that jacket with you again! The disturbance that brought us the high clouds yesterday is moving east... more »
  • Bundle up this morning with temperatures in the 30s

    November 13, 2012 7:06 AM

    It is a cold start to this Tuesday with clear skies and temperatures in the mid 30s. You will want to take that warm coat with you as you head out the door! A disturbance, or short wave, will move out of Texas and over Louisiana today. This will... more »
  • Becoming sunny and cool this afternoon

    November 12, 2012 1:06 PM

    The cold front will be to the east of Baton Rouge this afternoon and it will become sunny. Temperatures will not rise too much as they only climb back into the mid 60s once the sun returns. We will be mostly clear and cool this evening with temperatures falling... more »

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