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  • Cold weather kills many cherry blossom blooms in DC

    March 17, 2017 3:49 PM

    WASHINGTON - Cold weather has killed half the blossoms on Washington's famous cherry trees just as they were getting to the peak of their bloom. National Park Service officials held a press conference on Friday to describe the damage. The National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Witt says temperatures in the... more »
  • Plumbers busy repairing pipes following freezing temperatures Play Video

    January 9, 2017 5:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The recent severe cold weather translated into overtime for plumbers trying to repair damaged pipes. One plumber, Joseph Pickens, said that the company he works with, Tiger Plumbing, received several calls about broken pipes following the freezing temperatures. The company received so many calls, in fact,... more »
  • Warming away from a frigid weekend

    January 9, 2017 7:03 AM

    The weather is getting back to normal today with more typical January temperatures in Baton Rouge. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Look for near normal temperatures today with highs in the low 60s and mostly sunny skies. Overnight will be mostly clear with lows near 50. Up... more »
  • 500 Muscovites brave intense cold for bike ride

    January 8, 2017 12:53 PM

    MOSCOW - For hundreds of Muscovites, the fact that the temperature had plunged to minus-27 Celsius (minus-17 F) was no reason to avoid going for a group bicycle ride. About 500 cyclists, many equipped with fur hats and other nonstandard gear, held a ride of about eight kilometers (five miles)... more »
  • Coffee shops stay busy during severe cold weather Play Video

    January 7, 2017 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Following the severe cold weather in the area, residents found refuge in their local coffee shops. Although Friday was windy, cold and rainy, Saturday turned out to be warm and steamy for those at Magpie Cafe looking for their hot cup of joe. Crowds showed... more »
  • Audubon Bridge closed due to winter weather conditions

    January 6, 2017 6:20 PM

    NEW ROADS – Traffic officials say the Audubon Bridge on LA 10 from US 61 to LA 10 in New Roads is closed due to winter weather conditions. #BREAKING : @WBRZ reporting that the Audubon Bridge has been closed. #LaWX @NWSNewOrleans — Josh Eachus WBRZ (@Josh_Eachus) January 6,... more »
  • BREC recreational facilities will close at 6 p.m. due to weather

    January 6, 2017 3:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – All BREC recreational facilities will close at 6 p.m. Friday due the threat of dangerous road conditions. BREC says it will also delay opening times for the facilities until 10 a.m. Saturday for the safety of its employees and visitors. According to a statement, all... more »
  • UPDATE: dangerous travel possible tonight Play Video

    January 6, 2017 7:50 AM

    With rain in around Baton Rouge, frozen precipitation north of the city and freezing temperatures expected tonight -- icy roads and bridges will be a concern tonight. See an updated forecast, detailed timing for your parish or county and how to prepare for the wintry weather in our full breakdown... more »
  • Drivers prepare for winter weather conditions across state Play Video

    January 5, 2017 11:47 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Residents in four parishes and two Mississippi counties are preparing for freezing conditions while under a winter weather advisory. In East and West Feliciana Parishes, road crews are getting ready for wet roads and freezing temperatures. Black ice could be a big problem for drivers. "Can you... more »
  • Full list of school closures ahead of winter weather

    January 5, 2017 5:37 PM

    WEST FELICIANA PARISH – Public schools in St. Helena and East and West Feliciana parishes will dismiss students early Friday due to the upcoming cold weather. School officials in St. Helena Parish say schools will close at 2 p.m. to avoid the cold weather threat and ensure students'... more »
  • Cold and rain return, may mix with sleet before ending

    January 5, 2017 7:27 AM

    The weather will turn around quickly on Thursday as clouds build and showers arrive later in the afternoon. Nasty weather is in store for Friday with rain showers, falling temperatures and perhaps a bit of sleet mixing in before the precipitation wraps up. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight:... more »
  • Continued chance for wintry mix Friday Evening

    January 4, 2017 12:19 PM

    Though still not a certainty, the possibility of frozen precipitation has increased for parts of the WBRZ Weather forecast area. Rain could mix with sleet in and around Baton Rouge, but a full transition to frozen precipitation could briefly occur for locations north of I-12. As clouds and pockets of... more »
  • Governor's office urging residents to brace for wintry weather conditions

    January 4, 2017 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness is urging residents to prepare for the coldest weather of the winter season that is expected in the state later this week. The National Weather Service says that winter rain will impact parts of the state starting Friday.... more »
  • Low wind chills Friday, below freezing Saturday Morning

    December 9, 2016 6:40 AM

    The chill is on. A long duration freeze is expected Friday Night into Saturday Morning. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Despite sunshine, Friday will be quite cold with highs failing to leave the upper 40s. Continued northeast winds of 5-10mph will produce wind chills or “feels like” temperatures... more »
  • Man living in tent since flood braces for cold weather Play Video

    December 8, 2016 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – One man has been living in a tent since the August flood. Rodney Guillory virtually lost everything. "It's hard but I'm managing it," Guillory said. With the cold weather approaching, living in a tent has not made Rodney Guillory's living situation any easier. "It gets... more »
  • Freezing temperatures possible next two mornings

    December 8, 2016 6:59 AM

    Much colder air will move into Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi through the day, leaving thermometers near freezing by Friday Morning. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will seem quite wintry. With morning cloud cover and spotty showers, temperatures will stay close to 50 degrees. An increasing north,... more »
  • Decem-brr on the way

    December 7, 2016 7:09 AM

    Dig deep into the closet, grab the warmest layers you own -- they'll be needed Thursday to Saturday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Expect a partly sunny day to unfold with high temperatures climbing to the upper 60s this afternoon. Rain showers will arrive overnight just ahead of... more »
  • Quiet start, showers for travel day?

    November 21, 2016 7:39 AM

    After a very cold start to the week, and the first freeze in some locations, a quick warm-up is expected. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Today will be sunny and cool with highs in the upper 60s. Overnight will end up warmer than this morning with clear skies... more »
  • Bond denied for murder suspect in 25-year-old cold case

    October 31, 2016 1:36 PM

    IBERVILLE - A judge has denied bond for a man who was arrested for two counts of second degree murder in a 25-year-old cold case. Bond was denied for 61-year-old Tommy Francise who was arrested in Lafayette around 4 a.m. last Thursday . He was transported to Iberville Parish... more »
  • Sharply colder across the Central Gulf Coast

    January 22, 2016 7:10 AM

    With a strong cold front east of the area, temperatures have plummeted and will not recover much through Saturday. Today and Tonight: Friday will be wintry by local standards. Overcast skies may persist throughout the day as cold air continues to seep into the Gulf South. Temperatures will... more »
  • Seahawks-Vikings playing through third coldest NFL game ever

    January 10, 2016 3:04 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings have kicked off their wild-card round game with an official temperature of minus-6 degrees. That makes this tied for the third-coldest kickoff temperature in league history, according to NFL.com. The record, of course, is the famous Ice Bowl game on Dec. 31,... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »

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