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  • Comfy for July

    July 30, 2014 5:26 AM

    For late July, humidity could be oppressive, temperatures could be high and thundershowers could be scattered; that will not be the case today. Expect mostly sunny skies this afternoon with relatively low humidity and warm temperatures near 90° for all. The overnight hours will remain quiet with mostly... more »
  • PoPs and the population complication

    July 29, 2014 10:00 AM

    The WBRZ Weather team works all year long to pinpoint and explain those pesky PoPs-as they are such a crucial forecast aspect of often showery South Louisiana summer afternoons. There are several ways to interpret PoPs, only a few are correct, but now we'll introduce a new wrinkle to... more »
  • Still warm, but less humid

    July 29, 2014 5:31 AM

    After Monday's cold front, drier air will slowly filter out the oppressive humidity through Tuesday. Today will be a gem by July standards. Expect clouds to fully clear from north to south with bountiful blue skies being offered up for most of the day. Highs will again approach 90° but... more »
  • Cold front arrives tonight

    July 28, 2014 5:51 AM

    Another partly sunny, hot and humid day is expected across Southeastern Louisiana and Southern Mississippi. Look for high temperatures to reach the mid 90s with high humidity pushing afternoon feels-like temperatures over 100° again. By the afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will develop from north to south along a well-advertised... more »
  • Hot and humid this weekend

    July 25, 2014 5:29 AM

    Blue skies this morning will give way to a few clouds in the afternoon's peak heat. A stray shower or thunderstorm may develop. Thermometers will climb to the lower 90s with plenty of humidity as well. Tonight will be a peaceful if not sticky one, with lows in the... more »
  • Heat before relief

    July 24, 2014 5:38 AM

    Showers and thunderstorms will become less numerous today compared to Tuesday and Wednesday, though some isolated activity is still expected. In the meantime, skies will continue to feature a lot of blue early and some clouds by afternoon. Thermometers will warm into the lower 90s again. Tonight, look for... more »
  • Scattered action again

    July 23, 2014 5:49 AM

    Tuesday's forecast for scattered showers and thunderstorms verified well. Rainfall totals over the last 24-hours depict measurable precipitation for 30-40% of the viewing area. The issued rain chance on Tuesday Morning was 40%-- indicating that we were expecting about 40% of the viewing area to find measurable rainfall. For much... more »
  • Pop-up T-Showers Return

    July 22, 2014 5:48 AM

    Unlike Monday, showers and thunderstorms that pop-up will not be limited to the coast. Scattered action is anticipated around the viewing area; about 30-50% of us will record measurable rainfall. Look for storms to fire up during the afternoon. Skies will be partly sunny otherwise with a humid high in... more »
  • Cooler weather aids crews fighting wildfire Play Video

    July 22, 2014 2:28 AM

    SPOKANE, WA - Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history. They just hope that the "lightning... more »
  • Coastal Showers

    July 21, 2014 5:47 AM

    Skies will be partly sunny for much of the day. Any isolated shower and storm activity is expected to keep south of I-10, and really only be prevalent near the coast. A very humid day is ahead as high temperatures warm to the 90° mark. Look for mostly clear... more »
  • Flash Flood Watch into the evening

    July 18, 2014 12:30 PM

    Heavy rainfall will last through the day and more rain is expected this weekend. Localized heavy rain has created problematic road conditions for drivers this morning. Forecast models indicate that scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop and impact the area through Friday evening, though with a few... more »
  • Still fairly dry air

    July 17, 2014 5:04 AM

    The relatively comfortable air mass, by July standards, will remain in place through today. Look for another day featuring abundant afternoon sunshine mixed with a few puffy cumulus clouds. With the northerly winds shifting southeasterly by afternoon, highs will nudge a touch higher than Wednesday, to near 90°. Humidity will... more »
  • Champion of the Elements

    July 16, 2014 9:49 AM

    The Open Championship-it is the oldest of golf's four professional major tournaments and the pride of the United Kingdom. Since 1860, the biggest names and strongest competitors from the world of golf converge on a remarkably rugged yet astonishingly appealing tract of land in hopes of hoisting the Claret... more »
  • Unseasonable July Day

    July 16, 2014 5:47 AM

    Enjoy what will shape up to be about as fine a weather day one can find in South Louisiana during the month of July. We'll see mostly sunny skies, a warm afternoon in the upper 80s and low humidity by mid-summer standards. The overnight hours are expected to be... more »
  • An uncommon feeling for July

    July 14, 2014 12:33 PM

    A weather feature often reserved for only the winter months in South Louisiana will make a rare appearance on Tuesday. As a result, Wednesday's weather in the Baton Rouge area will turn out as pleasant as it gets during the month of July in South Louisiana. A cold front... more »
  • Starting similar

    July 14, 2014 5:38 AM

    Not unlike last week or the weekend, today will warm quickly with early sunshine before the hot, humid and unstable air bubbles into clouds that could pop out a few showers and thunderstorms from the lunch hour into the late afternoon. Top out temperatures will be in the lower 90s.... more »
  • Storms stick

    July 11, 2014 5:30 AM

    A change to the running forecast-as shower and storm chances appear to remain elevated today. Look for a quick warm up today as sunshine will dominate early. Just enough cool air lingers aloft for clouds to bubble up and produce scattered showers and thunderstorms. As has been the case... more »
  • Thursday Thundershowers

    July 10, 2014 5:27 AM

    Thursday should be the final afternoon in the current stretch of active weather where many backyards pick up measurable rain. Showers and thunderstorms are likely, with partly sunny skies otherwise. Any storms will be capable of heavy rain, gusty winds and frequent lightning. Still, enough warmth of the sun will... more »
  • Repeating afternoon storms

    July 9, 2014 5:30 AM

    Once again, showers and thunderstorms will be likely with more than 60% of the viewing area expected to receive measurable rain. In between showers, partly sunny skies will send thermometers into the lower 90s. Activity will diminish at night with partly cloudy skies and muggy lows in the mid... more »
  • Thundershowers Return

    July 8, 2014 5:27 AM

    Today will find a gradual thickening of the cloud deck. Daytime highs in the low 90s and returning humidity will spark off scattered thundershowers. Look for coastal development first, with the sea breeze sending action inland later in the day. Activity will diminish tonight with lows keeping in the... more »
  • More sun, still warm

    July 7, 2014 5:37 AM

    After an unseasonable break in humidity and some rare mid-summer lows in the 60s, the heat and steam will slowly ramp back up into the middle of this week. The week will begin mostly sunny and warm with a high temperature in the low 90s. Any pop-up showers or... more »
  • Independence Day Weekend

    July 4, 2014 5:33 AM

    Mother Nature will cooperate on this Fourth of July, not setting off any fireworks of her own in the Baton Rouge area. Your Fourth of July will be mostly sunny and warm with relatively low humidity by summertime standards. Today's high temperature will top out near 90°. The only... more »
  • Still warm, less humid

    July 3, 2014 5:49 AM

    A little break from the very hot and humid weather will push into the region today. Skies will be mostly sunny with only a spotty shower or storm possible as a cold front moves into the region. Despite a shift to northerly winds and lower humidity, the 90s are... more »
  • Hottest day this week

    July 2, 2014 5:38 AM

    One more red-hot day is on the way before storms provide a slight cool down. As instability slowly increases, this afternoon will feature a few more high-topped clouds than the previous two. The heat will go unchanged however with highs heading for the mid 90s, dew points stuck in the... more »
  • And we're off

    July 1, 2014 11:08 AM

    At approximately 10:00 a.m. CDT on Tuesday July 1, 2014, TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR became the first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season. On average, the first named storm occurs around July 9. Located 95 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, Arthur is drifting northwest at 2mph. Current... more »
  • Another hot one

    July 1, 2014 5:44 AM

    Another mostly sunny, hot and humid day is on tap. Look for an afternoon high near 93° to combine with a dew point in the middle 70s to produce a feels-like reading in the low 100s. Stay hydrated and don't over-exert yourself if working or playing outside. Tonight will stay... more »
  • Calling it hot

    June 30, 2014 5:49 AM

    Expect the warmest days so far in 2014 through the middle of this week. This afternoon will be hot and humid. Much more sunshine than last week will allow temperatures to climb slightly above average. Look for a top out temperature around 93° but with high humidity it will feel... more »
  • Thunderstorms again

    June 26, 2014 6:16 AM

    Expect another day of relative cloudiness and thus thermometers will keep to the middle 80s. Still, like Wednesday, enough instability will be present to set off showers and storms, especially in the afternoon. Again, a few storms may contain downpours, gusty wind and frequent lightning. Tonight, activity will wane... more »
  • Sun and PM Storms

    June 24, 2014 6:07 AM

    A little more sunshine can be expected today versus yesterday. That added daytime warmth will lead to more scattered showers and storms popping during the afternoon hours. Like Sunday, some storms could produce heavy downpours and frequent lightning. Also, the added sun will generate a high in the low 90s... more »
  • Monday showers and storms

    June 23, 2014 7:20 AM

    Look for mostly cloudy skies today with scattered showers and thunderstorms, especially during the afternoon hours. Any storms will be slow moving and could produce heavy downpours as well as frequent lightning. High temperatures will top out near 90°. The overnight low will make it into the low 70s... more »
  • Some storms

    June 13, 2014 5:46 AM

    The potential exists for a few strong thunderstorms today. Areas of rain and thunderstorms are expected for the final day of the week. Some of the storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and heavy downpours. Like Tuesday, an early round and a late round may cause erratic... more »
  • Warm before storms

    June 12, 2014 5:40 AM

    In between systems, another day of fair weather is ahead before the storm threat returns tonight and tomorrow. Your Thursday will end up dry with mostly sunny skies lending space to some increasing clouds late. Highs will likely eclipse the 90° plateau. Tonight will find increasing cloud coverage and... more »
  • Drier, less humid

    June 11, 2014 5:30 AM

    A pair of calm days can be expected after Tuesday's stormy weather. Look for a mostly sunny afternoon with cloud and rain-free weather allowing high temperatures to once again reach for 90°. You may also notice slightly less humidity. Up until Tuesday, several days were spent with dew points in... more »
  • Dark clouds and gusty winds

    June 10, 2014 1:28 PM

    Dark, ominous clouds enveloped Southeastern Louisiana and Southern Mississippi on Tuesday Morning. A line of heavy thunderstorms that developed ahead of a cold front in Western Louisiana blew into the region just after dawn. WBRZ viewers snapped numerous photos of the stormy sky featuring bubbling cloud bases and dark... more »
  • Some storms, possibly strong

    June 10, 2014 5:51 AM

    Just about all should find a period of measurable rain today. As a line of showers and storms is expected, this setup will be much different than two weeks ago when scattered activity persisted for multiple days. Still, little sunshine is expected today. The cloudiness and rain cooled air should... more »
  • Threat for storms Tuesday

    June 9, 2014 9:54 AM

    The Storm Prediction Center has placed an area from the Gulf of Mexico to Kentucky under an increased risk for severe weather on Tuesday. The entire WBRZ viewing area is included in this risk area which highlights portions of Southeastern Louisiana and Southern Mississippi. A cold front is expected... more »
  • Most dry today

    June 9, 2014 6:21 AM

    Today will be warm and humid with a high in the low 90s. Partly sunny afternoon skies may yield to an isolated shower or thunderstorm. Clouds will increase tonight and southerly winds of 10mph will continue to hold plenty of muggy air in place. Expected showers and thunderstorms for Tuesday... more »
  • Warm, humid weekend

    June 6, 2014 9:17 AM

    An area of high pressure in the Gulf is easing our rain chances for a few days. In fact, this weekend will likely stay mostly sunny, with a few clouds passing through. Things will get hot as we flirt with 90 degrees today. With a mostly clear start this morning,... more »
  • Possibly 90

    June 5, 2014 5:30 AM

    Thursday's forecast will be similar to Wednesday except isolated shower and storm chances are even lower-more into the 10-20% range. Morning sunshine will give way to a few clouds bubbling up in the afternoon. Highs will top out near 90° (still looking for #1), with a good deal of humidity.... more »
  • Summer "ON" Switch

    June 4, 2014 5:29 AM

    Wednesday will be the transitional day across Southeastern Louisiana from stormy to summery. The afternoon will be mostly sunny with a high near 90°. An isolated shower or storm is possible, but unlike the last 7 days, most of the area will stay dry. Tonight look for partly... more »
  • Dodging showers again

    June 3, 2014 5:29 AM

    Tuesday will be the final day with scattered precipitation as a fair weather system builds along the Gulf Coast for the remainder of the week. Expect scattered showers and thunderstorms during the midday hours. Skies will be partly sunny with highs in the upper 80s and lows near 70°.... more »
  • Scattered storms again

    June 2, 2014 8:45 AM

    Like the last several days, we can expect scattered showers and thunderstorms through the daylight hours. There is just over a 50% chance that any given point in the viewing are finds measurable rainfall. Like the preceding days though, it shouldn't rain steadily in one area all day; rather we'll... more »
  • Still scattered storms

    May 30, 2014 5:47 AM

    While scattered showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast today, radar trends indicate that through the morning hours, the rain axis will slowly shift east of the Baton Rouge area. As a result, Baton Rouge and points to the west have been dropped from the FLASH FLOOD WATCH. This also... more »
  • Another round of storms

    May 29, 2014 6:30 AM

    A ***FLASH FLOOD WATCH*** is in effect until 7pm Thursday for the entire area. Subsequent rounds of showers and storms could be heavy at times but are not expected to be as extreme and widespread as Wednesday's event. Look for more scattered showers and thunderstorms today which could... more »
  • Tuesday changes

    May 27, 2014 5:47 AM

    As the pattern transitions today, warm and humid conditions early will allow afternoon clouds to bubble into scattered showers and thunderstorms. Action will be most likely on a line from McComb to Baton Rouge and points to the northwest. Prior to any rainfall, highs should top out in the middle... more »
  • Memorial Day

    May 26, 2014 5:36 AM

    We will take another afternoon of warm, humid conditions beneath partly sunny skies. Despite multiple opportunities, we have yet to see the first 90° high in Baton Rouge, rather upper 80s. In such a persistent forecast, near 90° should be the case again for today's high. Tonight, expect a few... more »
  • Memorial Day Weekend

    May 23, 2014 5:38 AM

    Weather-wise, you can cruise into the holiday weekend with little worry. Sunshine will dominate this afternoon and allow high temperatures to spike near 90°. Winds will be light and southerly. Tonight will bring more of the same with clear skies, light winds, lows in the upper 60s and some light... more »
  • All in: 2014 tropical outlooks issued

    May 22, 2014 11:04 AM

    Thursday Morning, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center forecasters issued their prediction for the 2014 Atlantic Tropical Hurricane season, following an April forecast from experts at Colorado State University. NOAA is anticipating near to below normal activity during the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Forecasters have projected 8-13... more »
  • Persistent pattern continues

    May 22, 2014 5:36 AM

    We'll put another day in the books just like Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The only difference may be the achievement of the benchmark first 90° afternoon of the year. Sunshine will be plentiful however and humidity will be a touch higher, but relatively tolerable. The nighttime will be clear and... more »
  • Again

    May 21, 2014 5:48 AM

    With humidity creeping up, temperatures this afternoon will be similar to Tuesday. Added moisture to the air mitigates warming just a bit. Still, skies are expected to be mostly sunny, nudging thermometers to the upper 80s and possibly 90°. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low in the upper... more »
  • Almost 90

    May 20, 2014 5:19 AM

    This afternoon will repeat the conditions found over the last several days. A mostly sunny afternoon with highs in the upper 80s can be expected. A bit of added moisture to the air may offer a touch of humidity. Winds will be southerly at 5-10mph. There will be no stray... more »
  • Aircraft tour prior to potential tropical turbulence

    May 19, 2014 9:27 AM

    NOAA hurricane experts are taking flight ahead of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season which officially begins on June 1. This week, a hurricane hunter aircraft will visit five cities along the Gulf of Mexico in hopes of building awareness about storm threats. A key emphasis will be the importance... more »
  • Like the weekend

    May 19, 2014 5:28 AM

    Your Monday will find another afternoon of sunshine and warm temperatures. Expect thermometers to jog into the middle and upper 80s, just a touch warmer than your weekend. As far as skies go, some fair weather cumulus clouds may bubble up this afternoon, but that is about it. Clouds will... more »
  • Fine Friday

    May 15, 2014 8:24 AM

    More sun is expected today. The formation of a warm front just to our north could provoke a few clouds during the afternoon. Thermometers will rapidly warm this afternoon as southwesterly winds push highs to near 80°. The overnight will be another comfortable one with mainly clear skies and a... more »
  • Mid-Spring Relief

    May 15, 2014 5:35 AM

    Sunshine and cooler than average temperatures headline Thursday's weather. Light northerly winds will help relegate afternoon thermometers to the lower to middle 70s. The overnight once again stays clear with another opportunity for a record low. The benchmark is 51° while the forecast is for 49°. more »
  • Rain and Thunder Today

    May 14, 2014 5:36 AM

    Expect widespread shower and thunderstorm activity primarily during the first half of your Wednesday. Some of the showers and thunderstorms could produce heavy downpours and gusty winds. Generally, 0.5" - 1.0" of additional liquid is anticipated area-wide, however the heftier showers could drop higher amount and cause some ponding of... more »
  • American forecasting needs improvement

    May 13, 2014 9:33 AM

    Meteorologists are tasked with the unenviable duty of predicting the future. Commerce, industry and daily life depend on forecasts of the potential for killer twisters, crippling cold and destructive hurricanes. As society progresses, so too does the need for more of these forecasts to come farther and farther in advance.... more »
  • Day before change

    May 13, 2014 5:26 AM

    It will remain warm and very humid with highs in the upper 80s. Again, there will be enough instability for showers and storms to develop in the afternoon; however coverage today should be slightly lesser than Sunday and Monday. Areas that do not see a storm pop, could register the... more »
  • Bad timing by needed rain

    May 9, 2014 8:24 AM

    While many having been awaiting nature to "bring on the rain," it certainly could have chosen better timing to arrive in Southeastern Louisiana. Although, Mother's Day flowers certainly won't be going thirsty. From May 2 -8, no rainfall was recorded for the Baton Rouge metro area , or anywhere... more »
  • Humid with a storm?

    May 8, 2014 5:38 AM

    Your Thursday will be warm and humid with a high temperature in the upper 80s. Skies will be mixed with sun and clouds. Daytime heating and the proximity of an upper level disturbance may be just enough to trigger a few afternoon thunderstorms, especially for areas from Baton Rouge to... more »
  • Changes begin

    May 7, 2014 5:38 AM

    Evidence of returning humidity will be felt today. Temperatures will make their way back into the middle 80s while dew points return to the middle 60s. Such readings are typically categorized as "humid." With the added moisture content in our air, we can expect some clouds to mix in with... more »
  • Another one

    May 6, 2014 5:27 AM

    Another warm, dry and sunny day is on tap. Look for high temperatures to top out around 86°. By the afternoon, you may begin to feel the first indication of humidity returning our air. Winds will be out of the south at 5-10mph. Tonight will begin clear but light southerly... more »
  • More dry warmth

    May 5, 2014 5:43 AM

    Like the weekend, today's skies will be soaked in sun and warming into the upper 80s is expected for thermometers once again. Winds will take on a bit of a southerly component today-projecting southwest winds of 5-10mph, but it should remain a fairly dry breeze. Tonight, skies will remain clear... 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 »
  • Ending April quietly

    April 30, 2014 5:28 AM

    Clearing skies, cooler temperatures and lower humidity will define your Wednesday. Clouds will break from west to east as a cold front pulls farther away from the Baton Rouge area. With winds becoming northwesterly, from a cooler and drier source region, afternoon thermometers should alas stop shy of 80°. The... more »
  • Second straight storm threat

    April 29, 2014 8:24 AM

    We'll need to pay close attention to the forecast once again before a cold front clears the region and the threat for severe storms subsides. The setup: The storm system that has been making headlines for the last several days with large, long-lived and deadly tornadoes will finally clear... more »
  • Late April storm threat

    April 28, 2014 8:37 AM

    The setup: A deep upper level low continues to spin leeward of the Rocky Mountains. Smaller lobes of energy are rotating around this low and serving as driving mechanisms for areas of showers and thunderstorms from Texas all the way to the Ohio Valley. There is also a surface cold... more »
  • Four days of destruction

    April 25, 2014 10:12 AM

    April 25-28 marks a four day stretch on the calendar known for one of the deadliest and most destructive tornado outbreaks in United States history. Storms that occurred during that stretch of days caused $4 billion in damage. April 27 marked the peak of the episode. Despite the continued... more »
  • Heading into a busy weekend

    April 24, 2014 8:45 AM

    As a weak front continues to creep away from the local area, an isolated shower or thunderstorm will be possible today. Otherwise, skies will be partly to mostly sunny with high temperatures climbing back into the low to mid 80s. As the front pulls away and winds briefly shift, humidity... more »
  • Continuing warmth and sun

    April 24, 2014 5:47 AM

    After some morning fog, another day with mostly sunny skies and mild temperatures is on tap. A subtle increase in humidity may be noted as well due to continued light southerly winds. Afternoon highs will top out in the middle 80s. Tonight, skies will be mostly cloudy as a weak... more »
  • Sun and warmth again

    April 23, 2014 5:45 AM

    Mostly sunny skies, light southerly winds and warm temperatures will be the three bullet points on today's forecast. Humidity will be a touch lower today compared to Tuesday but a virtually unnoticeable change. Tonight, skies will find a few clouds and a light southerly wind may allow some fog development.... more »
  • Repeating pleasant Easter weather

    April 21, 2014 5:27 AM

    Winds will be south to southwesterly today promoting rising temperatures and dew points-translating into the day becoming warm and humid. After morning fog and low clouds, skies will become mostly to partly sunny. Tonight, added low level moisture may allow for some fog development if mid-level clouds do not develop... more »
  • Caught between two systems

    April 17, 2014 6:04 AM

    A cold front will approach from the northwest Thursday Afternoon. Meanwhile, an upper level trough and associated shortwave trough will kick up a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico. Winds have become southeasterly at about 5-10mph. As a result, local temperatures will have an opportunity to climb... more »
  • Warmer but still cool

    April 16, 2014 5:34 AM

    A light, easterly wind will take over today allowing thermometers to quickly climb away from the 30s and into the middle 60s by afternoon. Though warmer than Tuesday, highs will still be about 10° below average. Sunshine and blue sky will be plentiful. A few clouds may start to mix... more »
  • Damaging wind gusts, hail, heavy rain possible today

    April 14, 2014 8:38 AM

    Warm, sticky southerly winds of about 15mph are expected to persist into the afternoon. Thermometers will make the jaunt from a start in the 70s to the lower 80s. Mostly cloudy skies can be expected early with a few peeks of sunshine aiding the quick warm-up. Normally welcome, any glimpse... more »
  • Annual hurricane season forecast issued

    April 10, 2014 12:41 PM

    According to Dr. Phillip J. Klotzbach and Dr. William Gray of Colorado State University, the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season is forecast to present below average tropical activity. Their outlook calls for 9 named storms and 3 hurricanes with one being considered major (category 3 strength or higher). These numbers... more »
  • Ending on a nice note

    April 10, 2014 11:22 AM

    Now three in a row, this afternoon will feature sunshine and warming temperatures. For the first time in two days, some clouds may begin to mix in with our sun. Winds will remain southerly at 5-10mph today but should not yet reintroduce much in the way of humidity. Tonight will... more »
  • Slightly warmer repeat

    April 10, 2014 5:18 AM

    For the second day in a row, skies will feature all blue real estate and sunshine. Aided by a light southerly wind, thermometers will nose just a bit deeper into the 70s than Wednesday. The overnight hours will also be a touch warmer when compared to Wednesday. Despite mainly clear... more »
  • Stretch of dry weather begins

    April 9, 2014 5:44 AM

    Bountiful sunshine can be expected on account of a high pressure system centered in Eastern Texas. The clockwise surface wind flow around the high will result in light northerly winds which will serve to hold afternoon highs a bit below average in the lower 70s. Clear skies and light winds... more »
  • One more round of showers

    April 8, 2014 6:34 AM

    Clouds will be more widespread than sunshine today. Showers and a few thunderstorms are expected to develop over the mid-morning and afternoon hours. While showers and storms will likely remain below severe limits, a few could be on the strong side with some gusty winds and small hail-pea to marble... more »
  • Warmth to storms

    April 3, 2014 5:28 AM

    The warmest and most humid day of the week lies ahead with highs in the mid 80s and a continued humid southerly breeze of 10-15mph. Like Tuesday and Wednesday, while some peeks of sun are possible, the trend will be for skies to grow increasingly cloudy through the day. As... more »
  • Warmer, more humid

    April 2, 2014 5:34 AM

    Like Tuesday, morning fog and low clouds will give way to an afternoon sky of mixed clouds and sun. Temperatures and humidity will continue their gradual increase with highs in the lower 80s and dew points entering an uncomfortable range in the mid 60s. Southerly winds of about 10mph will... 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 »
  • Warmer, still dry

    March 31, 2014 5:45 AM

    Another picturesque day is expected in the Capital City. Sunshine and blue sky will dominate once again with an even warmer afternoon than either of the weekend days. Thermometers will get into the upper 70s with some southern locations giving 80° a scare. Winds will be southerly at 5-10mph. Those... more »
  • Severe Storms Potential

    March 28, 2014 1:15 PM

    A second round of showers and thunderstorms is expected to roll across Louisiana on Friday Night. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center continues to highlight the area for an increased risk of severe weather. The primary threats from the strongest storms will be large hail, damaging winds and heavy... more »
  • Muggy and stormy

    March 28, 2014 6:16 AM

    Today & Tonight: Round one of showers and storms, that occurred overnight, will settle down through the morning. While skies will remain mostly cloudy, a few peeks of sun, a muggy beginning to the day and a moisture-laden air mass will allow thermometers to jump into the upper 70s and... more »
  • Rounds of Storms

    March 27, 2014 6:05 AM

    While a few breaks of sun may occur, skies will feature more clouds for much of the day. High temperatures will finally return to average, in the lower 70s, as southerly winds will transport milder air and moisture into the region. Speaking of those winds, once again they will be... 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 »
  • Cool & Breezy

    March 25, 2014 5:29 AM

    Skies will become go blue during the daytime hours. A weak cold front passing by will increase winds to about 15mph this afternoon and may have a few high clouds. Unlike last week, this week's stretch of sun won't be able to overcome cooling northeasterly winds. The result will be... 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 »
  • First full day of spring

    March 21, 2014 6:34 AM

    Use CAUTION if you're traveling Early Friday for locations along and south of I-10. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY is in place until 9am. The troublesome spots have been near the river along with Gonzales and New Orleans. The National Weather Service has received reports of less than 1/8 mile... 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 »
  • Trendsetting

    March 18, 2014 6:09 AM

    Spring begins Thursday at 11:57am. But locally, spring-like weather should be in full swing well before that! The same stubborn cloud deck that held temperatures in the 40s on Monday, has persisted into Tuesday Morning. Satellite analysis shows the western edge of the deck eroding across our viewing area.... more »

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