76°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As forecast

Tagged News

  • Unsettled weekend weather, more cool temps to follow Play Video

    October 20, 2017 7:05 AM

    Humidity will return for a rather unsettled, wet weekend. Shower dodging will be rewarded by another punch of cool, dry, fall air for the middle of next week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Weather will start to transition on this final day of the workweek. High temperatures will... more »
  • Rain likely this weekend, another cool shot to follow Play Video

    October 19, 2017 6:45 AM

    Enjoy one more day of sunny, dry conditions. Humidity and rain chances will be creeping back up through Saturday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will be mostly sunny and a touch warmer with highs ticking just above average in the low 80s. Winds will be light and... more »
  • Nice for now, watching the weekend forecast Play Video

    October 18, 2017 7:07 AM

    Temperatures will slowly climb above average through the end of the week. Rain is in the forecast for this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Wednesday looks like another good one. Sunshine will fill afternoon skies as thermometers chug upward into the low 80s. Winds will be light... more »
  • Coolest temperatures so far this fall Play Video

    October 17, 2017 7:07 AM

    Thermometers will reach seasonable readings through the week, with just a slight return of humidity by Friday. The next chance for rain will hold off until Saturday. As of 6am, the thermometer at Metro Airport in Baton Rouge reached 49 degrees, the first reading in the 40s since May... more »
  • A taste of fall arrives

    October 16, 2017 7:14 AM

    A cold front will move southeastward into the Gulf of Mexico today, allowing the first true taste of fall this season. Cooler and drier air will be in place through the middle of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Some early clouds and showers will quickly clear... more »
  • Sweating in the stadium, refreshments served Sunday night Play Video

    October 13, 2017 6:29 AM

    The week will end dry and hot. A cold front will offer much cooler and drier air by early next week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Friday will be sunny with highs temperatures near 90 degrees. Humidity will still be in check. Overnight will be clear with low... more »
  • Hot days ahead of the next cold front, Ophelia sets a record Play Video

    October 12, 2017 7:06 AM

    Lower humidity will be felt over the next few days, but make no mistake; afternoons will still be hot. The next good chance for a cool down will come early next week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will be sunny and warm but not as humid as... more »
  • Cold front moving through today, another next week Play Video

    October 11, 2017 6:59 AM

    Monday and Tuesday morning paired up for back-to-back record warm low temperatures at 74 and 76 respectively. Although lows will dip into the 60s over the coming days, afternoons will be just as hot. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Wednesday will be partly sunny with slightly lower humidity.... more »
  • Cold front coming, cooler air is not Play Video

    October 10, 2017 6:58 AM

    A weak cold front will slide across the area Tuesday into Wednesday. Little change in temperatures is expected, although humidity may come down a bit. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Tuesday will bring another chance of showers and thunderstorms, as a cold front moves into the region. Measurable... more »
  • Nate strengthening, main impacts to stay east of Baton Rouge Metro Play Video

    October 6, 2017 8:03 AM

    Summary: As of 10am Saturday, Hurricane Nate was located 265 miles south of Biloxi, Mississippi with a minimum central pressure of 984mb and maximum sustained winds of 90mph and was moving north, northwest at 26mph. Landfall is projected near the mouth of the river then east of the Louisiana state... more »
  • Track shifts west, Louisiana could feel impact from Nate Play Video

    October 5, 2017 7:52 AM

    Overnight, there has been a considerable westward shift in the forecast track of Tropical Storm Nate and there is an increasing chance of direct impact to Louisiana. With quiet weather expected over the next two days, take an opportunity to sure up hurricane preparedness plans in the event action will... more »
  • Tropical Depression 16 forms in the Caribbean Sea Play Video

    October 4, 2017 7:17 AM

    After a drier end to the week, a tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico and a cold front could play a role in the forecast this weekend and early next week. Some rain and cooler temperatures are both possible in the long term. The Tropics: Tropical Depression 16... more »
  • Trending calm short term, more active long term Play Video

    October 3, 2017 7:07 AM

    While heavier rain occurred in the New Orleans area, only 0.06 inches of rain was measured at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport on Monday—little help for the recent dry spell. Rain chances will scale back Tuesday and disappear Wednesday. Today and Tonight: For your Tuesday, showers and... more »
  • After dry September, rain on the way Monday Play Video

    October 2, 2017 7:12 AM

    The area will be a little wet early this week, which may be a good thing for some area lawns and gardens. Barely any rain fell in September, making it the driest on record at Metro Airport (since 1930) and the second driest ever recorded in Baton Rouge (since 1892).... more »
  • Slightly less humidity to wrap a record dry September Play Video

    September 29, 2017 6:50 AM

    The next two days will bring mostly clear skies and slightly less humidity due to weak northeast breezes. Rain chances may increase slightly on Sunday. Today and Tonight: Friday will be mostly sunny with slightly lower humidity. However, warm temperatures remain in the forecast with highs in the upper... more »
  • Busy hurricane season is not over yet Play Video

    September 28, 2017 12:45 PM

    With 5 major hurricanes in the books, a storm weary United States coastline hopes that October will bring the historically expected downturn in tropical activity. However, it is much too soon to breathe a sigh of relief. In 2017, storms have torn across the central and... more »
  • Some changes as a cold front chugs through Play Video

    September 28, 2017 7:11 AM

    Any cold front this time of year comes with much attention. Unfortunately, for this one, it may not be warranted. Other than a little drop in humidity, do not expect much change. If you suffer from allergies, keep in mind that ragweed and grass pollen will stay high. Today... more »
  • Front coming, major changes are not Play Video

    September 27, 2017 6:48 AM

    Two more warm, almost hot, days can be expected before a cold front changes the air mass by Friday. Rain chances will stay slim. Did you sense a cooler than average summer? How about a wetter than average summer? One may have led to the other! Read more about that,... more »
  • Late summer conditions prior to a fall cold front Play Video

    September 26, 2017 6:44 AM

    After a couple of warm and humid days, a cold front is pegged to bring some slightly drier air by the end of the week. A significant cool down is not expected though. Even with a front crossing, rain chances will remain slim. This is opposite what occurred over the... more »
  • Baton Rouge: wet summer kept 95ers in check Play Video

    September 25, 2017 12:22 PM

    It has always been hot and humid along the Gulf Coast during the summer season. In 2017 though, heat may have been kept from getting excessive, by an uptick in rainy days and total precipitation. Not saying it was cool, but summer 2017 could have been hotter... more »
  • First full week of fall feels like summer Play Video

    September 25, 2017 6:58 AM

    The first full week of fall begins today, but it still does not feel like it. By this weekend though, look for a cold front to change that. Today and Tonight: Area thermometers will stretch for 90 degrees on today with humidity remaining in place. A few showers and... more »
  • Fall begins, steam continues Play Video

    September 22, 2017 6:39 AM

    High pressure is in firm control over the eastern part of the U.S. giving rise to just slim rain chances over the next few days. The official first day of the autumn season begins today at 3:02PM sharp when the sun will be directly over the equator and equal amounts... more »
  • Average Sept. weekend, Lee and Maria may join Jose in the tropics Play Video

    September 15, 2017 6:48 AM

    Through Wednesday, the Baton Rouge area has gone nine days without rain, continuing a deficit for the month of September. There is no cause for alarm on this, dry stretches are normal during the fall months and gauges are still running a surplus of approximately one foot for the year.... more »
  • Dry stretch continues as temperatures, humidity climb Play Video

    September 14, 2017 6:50 AM

    Hopefully, you got a chance to enjoy the fall feel. The next several days feature a forecast that is back to normal and seasonably sticky. With moisture return comes at least a chance for some rain. Through Wednesday, the Baton Rouge area has gone eight days without rain, continuing a... more »
  • Temperatures to climb as rain chances stay low Play Video

    September 13, 2017 6:44 AM

    A sure sign of returning humidity and an exiting fall feel is the low temperature trend. Since thermometers can never drop below the dew point temperature, and dew points are indicative of the level of humidity, we can tell that humidity will be on the rise through the weekend. Low... more »
  • Irma brings pleasant weather to local area Play Video

    September 12, 2017 7:06 AM

    The remnants of Irma continue to fall apart and rain out across the Southeast. For locations near the center of the storms, winds of 35mph will decrease through the day. Today and Tonight: Unbelievably, Irma is actually bringing pleasant weather to the local area. Northwesterly winds circulating around... more »
  • Estimates say Hurricanes Harvey, Irma could cost U.S. $290 billion

    September 11, 2017 9:30 AM

    Combined damages from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma could cost the U.S. economy as much as $290 billion, according to a new forecast. Hurricane Harvey, which battered Houston with record amounts of torrential rain and flooding last month, is estimated to be one of the costliest weather disasters in U.S.... more »
  • Fall feel has arrived, little change in Irma strength or track Play Video

    September 7, 2017 7:22 AM

    On Thursday morning, Baton Rouge area thermometers reached their lowest mark since May 25. Overnight, Hurricane Irma has held strength with little change in forecast track. The Tropics: Hurricane Irma has a minimum central pressure of 921mb, with maximum sustained winds of 180mph and is moving... more »
  • Significant east shift in Irma track, comfort arrives with cold front as scheduled Play Video

    September 6, 2017 7:18 AM

    An extended stretch of comfortable, quiet weather is ahead. Meanwhile, powerful Hurricane Irma continues to pose a threat to the Southeast U.S. The Tropics: Hurricane Irma has a minimum central pressure of 918mb, with maximum sustained winds of 185mph and is moving west, northwest at 16mph. Overnight, the... more »
  • Fall feel on the way, powerful Irma threatens U.S. Play Video

    September 5, 2017 6:50 AM

    A cold front is on track to cross the area over the next 24 to 36 hours. Not only will this front result in some cooler temperatures, but humid will be swiped away by dry and comfortable air. A tranquil, pleasant stretch of weather will then carry straight through the... more »
  • THIS WEEK: seasonable to cooler and drier Play Video

    September 4, 2017 7:10 AM

    Today begins a brief spell of typical, pop-up, afternoon showers and thunderstorms with warm temperatures and some humidity. Get ready though, our first big break of cool and dry air will arrive by mid-week. Today and Tonight: Your Monday will be partly sunny with just a flare up shower... more »
  • Harvey: grading the local forecast and thanking you

    September 1, 2017 8:15 AM

    After an unusual event like Hurricane Harvey, it is important to take a look at the forecast, how it evolved and if it verified. On Friday, the WBRZ Weather Team made a forecast for 4-7 inches of rain, primarily for the next week, with little impact to area rivers. The... more »
  • Lots of weather to watch over a pleasant weekend Play Video

    September 1, 2017 7:22 AM

    A rather pleasant stretch of weather is ahead with low rain chances through the weekend. Meanwhile, we are watching a disturbance in the Gulf, Hurricane Irma and the potential for a significant cold front late next week. The WBRZ Weather Team prepared a brief story to assess... more »
  • Irma upgraded to a category four hurricane Play Video

    August 31, 2017 12:22 PM

    UPDATE: Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a category 4 storm. Irma is expected to reach the Carribbean on Tuesday. So far, Puerto Rico and Florida have declared a State of Emergency NEW: #Irma now a Cat. 4, little change in forecast track | MORE: https://t.co/auzDBvzxFg... more »
  • Harvey out, Irma in, watching the Gulf (again) and a cold front Play Video

    August 31, 2017 7:07 AM

    Harvey is finally moving away from the Gulf Coast. While a few showers connected to Harvey may occur through Thursday, little to no noteworthy consequence is expected. Only the Amite River at Maurepas and the Tangipahoa River at Robert will make it into minor flood stage, all other gauged locations... more »
  • Harvey makes third landfall in Louisiana, tropical showers and wind expected today Play Video

    August 30, 2017 6:26 AM

    The third and final landfall of Harvey occurred around 4am near Cameron, Louisiana. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING is posted from Grand Isle, La. to High Island, Tx, including Assumption and St. Mary Parish, as heavy rain and winds up to 45mph are possible. A STORM SURGE warning is posted from... more »
  • UPDATE: Harvey to make third landfall Wednesday

    August 29, 2017 7:19 AM

    Click HERE to watch a live update from Governor Edwards on Tropical Storm Harvey. Tropical Storm Harvey will continue to spin in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico with very little movement through Tuesday. The track has actually shifted closer to the Baton Rouge area; however, this has not caused... more »
  • Harvey drifting into western Gulf, wet week ahead Play Video

    August 28, 2017 7:06 AM

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast through most of the week. While the extreme flooding ongoing in southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana is not likely locally, some issues could still develop. A *FLASH FLOOD WATCH* is in effect through Wednesday for parishes west of the Mississippi River,... more »
  • UPDATE: Harvey meanders, rain forecasts adjusted

    August 27, 2017 9:12 AM

    The forecast track of Tropical Storm Harvey continues to shift. As the storm meanders in eastern Texas and weakens, flash flooding and river flooding are becoming less likely across southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi. Tropical Storm Harvey has become stationary near Houston, Texas. Catastrophic flooding is currently underway... more »
  • Harvey weakens into Tropical Storm with sustained winds of 70 mph

    August 25, 2017 6:58 AM

    ROCKPORT, Texas - Harvey rolled onto shore overnight as a powerful Category 4 storm. It has now been downgraded to a Tropical Storm. > WATCH: Pat's most recent forecast HERE . > WATCH: New video; overnight video shows first images of damage from Harvey; watch HERE As... more »
  • Tropical Depression Harvey lingers in the gulf; heavy rains expected Play Video

    August 23, 2017 6:58 AM

    While typical August weather will continue through Thursday, all eyes are on Tropical Depression Harvey which is expected to once again become a Tropical Storm or hurricane in the western Gulf of Mexico. The latest information continues to suggest the possibility of very heavy rain and flooding in parts of... more »
  • NEW: regenerated Harvey to threaten Gulf Coast? Play Video

    August 22, 2017 11:09 AM

    The National Hurricane Center is expecting a tropical system to develop in the southern Gulf of Mexico over the next few days. Areas along the central and western Gulf Coast need to monitor the forecast as it evolves. Forecast models are indicating that a tropical storm or hurricane could affect... more »
  • Returning storms, looking ahead to a tropical rain threat Play Video

    August 22, 2017 7:18 AM

    An increase of afternoon showers and thunderstorms is again expected for the coming days. Even bigger changes are in store for area weather beginning this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Today will be partly sunny, warm and humid with high temperatures near 92 degrees. By afternoon, a... more »
  • Good visibility for most during the solar eclipse

    August 21, 2017 6:53 AM

    The solar eclipse begins at 11:55am today and lasts until 2:55pm. 75 percent of the sun will be eclipsed in the Baton Rouge area during peak viewing at 1:26pm. If you intend to view the solar eclipse then you will need to make certain that your solar viewing glasses are... more »
  • The Eclipse..The Weather...and the Tropics

    August 21, 2017 12:52 AM

    The Eclipse: By now it is no secret that we will have a major astronomical event beginning around 12:00 PM on Monday August 21st. The 2017 Eclipse has been widely publicized and there is a plethora of information on the subject. Here in southeast Louisiana we will be treated... more »
  • Returning storms, identifying Harvey, seeing an eclipse Play Video

    August 18, 2017 6:47 AM

    With greater coverage of showers and thunderstorms returning to the forecast, heat will once again be held to normal levels. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms will begin to ramp up again today. However, different from earlier this week, gusty winds will be possible in addition... more »
  • High heat due to fewer afternoon showers Play Video

    August 17, 2017 6:50 AM

    Thursday will bring some brief changes to what has been a stagnant weather pattern. A *HEAT ADVISORY* is in effect for the entire WBRZ Weather forecast area until 7pm Thursday. This means the combination of heat and humidity could produce feels like temperatures of 108 degrees or higher for three... more »
  • Eclipse 2017: what to expect, how to view

    August 16, 2017 11:42 AM

    On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, the U.S. will be treated to a total eclipse of the sun. The eclipse will be visible—weather permitting—across all of North America. The entire continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting two to three hours. Anyone within a 70-milewide path that stretches through 14 states... more »
  • Time to make a trade Play Video

    August 16, 2017 7:08 AM

    Another active afternoon of showers and thunderstorms gave way to beautiful double rainbows and colorful sunsets in the Baton Rouge area on Tuesday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Look for another round of showers and thunderstorms for your Wednesday. Like Tuesday, the showers and storms should take hold... more »
  • Scattered storms still in play, changes late week Play Video

    August 14, 2017 6:46 AM

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast early this week, but activity may relax a little bit by Thursday and Friday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Monday will bring a better shot at showers and thunderstorms than Sunday. After a partly sunny and steamy start to... more »
  • Your regularly scheduled thunderstorms Play Video

    August 11, 2017 6:31 AM

    There is no need to cancel outdoor plans, but you should be ready to move inside at times as thunderstorms will be scattered about the forecast area this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Expect another round of showers and thunderstorms to flare up by the middle of... more »
  • More midday soakers Play Video

    August 9, 2017 10:09 PM

    The unsettled weather will continue, but the focus for storm development is shifting. If you think it has been more rainy than usual this summer, check out these numbers . THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will bring another soak to many spots as showers and thunderstorms will... more »
  • Two names you may hear while dodging storms this weekend Play Video

    August 3, 2017 11:26 PM

    The forecast remains tricky and dependent on the positioning of a surface trough. As it goes, so too will go showers and thunderstorms through the weekend. Meanwhile, the deep tropics are waking up and one or two storms may be named by the middle of next week. THE FORECAST:... more »
  • Deep tropics waking up

    August 3, 2017 6:42 PM

    Two tropical waves may be the first signs of an active start to August in the deep tropics. Forecast models suggest that both features are worth monitoring over the next two weeks. First, a strong wave has developed just west of the Lesser Antilles and will continue westward over... more »
  • Looking into August: not quite the usual

    July 31, 2017 11:15 PM

    The beginning of August is historically one of the hottest times of the year for the Baton Rouge area. Since 1930, from August 1-14, average highs have been around 92 degrees with lows around 70 degrees. There have been 243 days over 95 degrees and 14 days over 100 degrees.... more »
  • Storms Saturday, lower humidity Sunday Play Video

    July 28, 2017 6:41 AM

    While a significant or long lasting drop in temperatures is not expected from a weekend cold front, lower humidity is always welcome. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: After a nice sunrise, Friday will be a repeat of Thursday with mostly sunny skies and hot temperatures. Highs will reach... more »
  • Weekend cold front to ease July humidity Play Video

    July 27, 2017 6:23 AM

    The end of the week will be dry and hot. Any pop-up showers will be very isolated. A cold front brings potential for some sensible changes by the end of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday afternoon temperatures will make it into the mid 90s and... more »
  • Drier and warmer conditions return, cold front this weekend Play Video

    July 26, 2017 6:37 AM

    Showers and thunderstorms have all but shut down for the remainder of the week. Forecast focus now shifts to a cold front expected to approach the area this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Wednesday will be mostly sunny, warm and humid with high temperatures penetrating the low... more »
  • Storms mainly N.E. today, weekend cold front possible Play Video

    July 25, 2017 7:15 AM

    A much drier pattern will begin to emerge today and last through at least Thursday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Considerably lower rain coverage is anticipated for Tuesday. Showers and thunderstorms will most likely be limited to areas north and east of Baton Rouge. Some locations in Southwest... more »
  • FLASH FLOOD WATCH until 7pm Tuesday

    July 24, 2017 11:08 AM

    The National Weather Service has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH for East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Ascension, Assumption, Iberville, East Feliciana, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. James, Tangipahoa and West Feliciana Parishes as well as, Amite, Pike and Wilkinson Counties until 7pm Tuesday. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH... more »
  • Locally heavy rain possible on another active day Play Video

    July 24, 2017 7:18 AM

    Look for one more day of widespread showers and thunderstorms. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Monday will bring mostly cloudy skies along with times of showers and thunderstorms—especially from late morning into late afternoon. Much of the action should stay north of the coastal parishes. Some of the... more »
  • Returning afternoon showers to limit weekend heat Play Video

    July 21, 2017 6:39 AM

    Thursday, Baton Rouge area thermometers stretched to 97 degrees, making it the highest high so far in 2017. As we pick up some of the hottest temperatures of this summer, heat illness can set in rapidly so be sure to hydrate. Also, when the sun is shining, burn times will... more »
  • Heat Index over 105 degrees this afternoon Play Video

    July 20, 2017 6:44 AM

    Wednesday brought the hottest temperatures so far this year. Baton Rouge topped out at 96 degrees with a heat index, or feels like temperature, around 106 degrees for several hours. For a bit of perspective, it was the first day that eclipsed 95 degrees, while 14 had made it that... more »
  • Dry it out, heat it up Play Video

    July 19, 2017 6:40 AM

    It is actually possible that the next few days will offer more locations in the forecast area without rain than with rain! THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A continued trend of fewer showers and thunderstorms is expected this afternoon. Rain coverage will be in the 30 percent range.... more »
  • Rain coverage trending lower through the week Play Video

    July 18, 2017 6:44 AM

    Monday’s rain coverage was a little beneath what was expected. Approximately 40 percent of the 13 Parish, 3 County forecast area received measurable precipitation while the forecast was for 60 percent. This may be a signal that the upper levels are slowly warming and stabilizing—a trend expected this week and... more »
  • Active afternoons continue early this week Play Video

    July 17, 2017 7:00 AM

    The pattern continues with afternoon scattered showers and thunderstorms along with intermittent sunshine. Expect more sun in the morning with some patchy fog before sunrise. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your new week starts off with an old forecast. Morning sunshine will cook thermometers into the low 90s... more »
  • Increased afternoon action this weekend Play Video

    July 13, 2017 11:31 PM

    We don't want more rain, and we don't need more rain, but we're going to get plenty more rain. Running an 11.5 inch surplus on the year, the next few afternoons will be quite active thanks to some tropical moisture moving into the area. Because storms will be capable of... more »
  • Similar, predictable pattern changing this weekend

    July 11, 2017 6:47 AM

    While the summer pattern continues, some tropical moisture may throw a wrench into the forecast by this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Tuesday will once again bring partly sunny skies and midday highs near 90 degrees. By the afternoon, scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to... more »
  • I'll have the usual Play Video

    July 10, 2017 6:39 AM

    Our typical summertime pattern continues with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms with high temperatures in the low 90s, and low temperatures in the mid 70s. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Partly sunny skies will give way to more clouds as well as scattered showers and thunderstorms especially during... more »
  • Weekend boomers to affect some outdoor plans Play Video

    July 7, 2017 6:51 AM

    A more unsettled pattern will emerge this weekend with scattered showers and a few strong thunderstorms. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: High temperatures will climb into the low 90s by early afternoon Friday before cloud cover, showers and thunderstorms develop. Activity will remain isolated as the week ends... more »
  • Rain coverage increasing, new tropical system Play Video

    July 6, 2017 6:50 AM

    A wetter pattern will begin to materialize through the end of the week and especially this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will be partly sunny before isolated showers develop by the afternoon hours. Isolated is the key word; not all locations in the 13 Parish, 3... more »
  • Slow transition to a wetter pattern Play Video

    July 5, 2017 6:44 AM

    With local rain coverage remaining low, heat and humidity will continue to be the dominant weather feature. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: With some early sun, thermometers will once again surge into the low 90s. High dew points, and therefore high humidity, will produce “feels-like” temperatures near 100... more »
  • Why are weathercasters so hung up on dew points? Play Video

    July 4, 2017 1:50 PM

    The WBRZ Weather Team often makes reference to dew points instead of relative humidity when describing the humidity. How does that make sense? Well, although the terminology may not jive, the dew point offers a much better relation as to how it is feeling outside. A sliding scale that... more »
  • Fireworks and sizzling by the grill Play Video

    July 4, 2017 7:40 AM

    Typical summer heat and humidity will persist through the week. Rain chances will stay low, gradually increasing Thursday through the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: If you have outdoor plans for the fourth, they should be in good shape. Temperatures will again run into the low 90s... more »
  • No surprise, heat and humidity through the 4th Play Video

    July 3, 2017 7:36 AM

    A hot and humid pattern will continue for most of the week. Rain chances will be slim to nil, at least until the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: The week will begin hot and humid with partly to mostly sunny skies. High temperature near 93 degrees and... more »
  • Cindy moisture keeps weather active through weekend Play Video

    June 23, 2017 7:03 AM

    The remnants of Cindy will enhance the development of showers and thunderstorms essentially through the weekend. With 1-3 inches of rain around the area since Tuesday, and 1-3 inches more possible through Monday, runoff will be manageable for local rivers and no flooding is expected. Coastal flooding issues should begin... more »
  • TRACKING CINDY: the latest forecast Play Video

    June 21, 2017 7:08 AM

  • Tropical Storm Cindy named, latest forecast here Play Video

    June 20, 2017 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The tropical storm system off Louisiana's coast organized into a named system early Tuesday afternoon. Tropical Storm Cindy was named by the 1 p.m. advisory. Click HERE for the latest forecast. As it was named, the storm remained in the central Gulf of Mexico... more »
  • NWS issues special local statement for coastal parishes

    June 20, 2017 10:50 AM

    This information was released on Tuesday Morning… for updates to these products, CLICK HERE , go to the local products tab and use the drop down menu to select New Orleans/Baton Rouge for Terrebonne Parish and points east and Lake Charles for St. Mary Parish and points west. ... more »
  • Tropical moisture threatens Gulf Coast with flooding rain

    June 20, 2017 8:02 AM

    A threat for heavy rain and flooding continues. Involvement of tropical moisture from a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico increases the threat; however the track of this particular system is not critical to the local forecast. Heavy rain is expected regardless. This will be a steadily evolving weather situation,... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days