BATON ROUGE - Emergency officials in East Baton Rouge Parish warned people to prepare for several inches of rain over the Mardi Gras holiday.
The Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said forecasts called for heavy rain starting on Lundi Gras and continuing until Tuesday evening.
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BATON ROUGE - Officials said they were preparing for heavy rain and flooding ahead of Mardi Gras today.
The National Weather Service issued a flood watch through Tuesday afternoon as a cold front moves into the area.
Emergency officials in East Baton Rouge Parish said they'd make a... more »
NEW ORLEANS - Actor Gary Sinise and New Orleans musicians Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and Harry Connick Jr. will lead the parade of the Krewe of Orpheus on the evening of Lundi Gras, the day before Fat Tuesday. They also will perform at the glitzy ball that follows. The celebrity... more »
NEW ORLEANS - The stakeout started Monday for prime spots along the Mardi Gras parade route in New Orleans, with legions of Carnival die-hards jockeying for the best places to vie for beads when floats roll on Fat Tuesday.
Along streets littered with beads and trash from Sunday night's... more »
Short Term Forecast : We start this Lundi Gras out with some high clouds up top giving us mostly clear skies. It is pretty chilly too with temperatures in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Be sure to grab that jacket as you head out the door!
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By Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum
Short Term : We will have another calm day today, but the clouds will return giving us a mix of sun and clouds. The area of high pressure, that was over us yesterday, will be moving to the East Coast today, and... more »