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  • Heat and a Tropical Peek

    August 20, 2014 6:00 AM

    Another hot and humid day is on the horizon. Early sunshine will promote a quick warmup into the lower 90s. By midday, with thermometers in the low 90s, convective cloud development could produce an isolated shower or thunderstorm-but only about 30% of the area in Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi... more »
  • Like Sunday

    August 18, 2014 5:48 AM

    Monday's weather will be similar to Sunday with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing late in the morning and moving about Southeast Louisiana and South Mississippi through the late afternoon hours. Any showers and storms could produce heavy downpours, frequent lightning and gusty winds. Prior to that, partly sunny skies will... more »
  • Cold front today

    August 12, 2014 6:19 AM

    Partly sunny skies may give way to a spotty shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon hours. While the Monday batch stabilized the atmosphere a bit, a cold front moving into warm, moist South Louisiana air may certainly trigger a shower as the front rolls through. As winds shift northwesterly with... more »
  • An August Tuesday

    August 5, 2014 5:29 AM

    Another day will start off with a sun and cloud mix before storm clouds blow up in the afternoon. Once again, scattered activity is expected during the peak heating hours and thunderstorms could be slow-movers with a lot of rain and lightning. Top out temperatures will reach the low 90s.... more »
  • Afternoon storms

    August 4, 2014 5:49 AM

    Partly sunny skies will be offered up through the middle portion of your Monday. Some of that early sunshine will bump thermometers back to the upper 80s and low 90s while humidity stays elevated. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will begin to develop around the lunch hour and become more numerous... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Peaks and valleys

    July 8, 2014 11:12 AM

    Forecasters have announced to the point of redundancy that heat and humidity are two of the primary ingredients for shower and thunderstorm development. Living in South Louisiana, one must wonder then why it doesn't rain every single day from June through September. Beyond heat and humidity, there is an... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Scattered Showers

    March 6, 2014 5:44 AM

    An upper level trough is swinging through the area and triggering scattered rain showers. This, plus ongoing cloud cover will make for a fairly dreary day. Rain activity will start to break apart during the afternoon, but skies should be slow to clear. Given the obstructed skies and a northerly... more »
  • Rain returns

    March 5, 2014 6:17 AM

    Though a day later than many would like, alas our weather is trending quieter. The surface low pressure system responsible for the wintry Mardi Gras is positioned off to our south in the Gulf of Mexico and is slowly lifting northeastward. Most of the precipitation with this system has fallen... more »
  • Cold air returns

    March 3, 2014 7:24 AM

    A potent cold front has chopped through the state of Louisiana creating 20° temperature falls in 2-3 hour spans. Baton Rouge has gone from weekend afternoons spent in the upper 70s to a struggle to return thermometers to 50° today. Fortunately, along with the warmth the front is also sweeping... more »
  • Soggy and raw

    February 26, 2014 6:29 AM

    Rain will continue for much of the area today. By the time we're finished with the wet stuff, an additional 1-2" will have fallen across much of Southern Louisiana. While the morning hours will see steady rains taper to scattered showers, overcast skies and a persistent north wind will make... more »
  • Rainy stretch starts today

    February 10, 2014 5:47 AM

    The week will begin with a rather gray look. As you might expect, the arrival of clouds will also lead to scattered rain showers. Several batches are set to pass through the region this week, and the first bouts of rain will cross Southern Louisiana today. As our area begins... more »
  • Sun yielding to showers

    February 7, 2014 5:29 AM

    After a very cold start, beginning the morning below freezing, some early sunshine will allow temperatures to warm some 10° higher than yesterday. Although upper 40s - lower 50s are still about 15° below average, it's a step in the right direction. High pressure settled into the Midwest will keep... more »
  • Changing weather continues

    February 4, 2014 5:37 AM

    A warm front has pushed through the area resulting in morning fog, rising temperatures, returning humidity, clouds and scattered rain showers for us. With extended breaks in the precipitation, our thermometers will once again have a chance to eclipse the 70° mark today, however most should remain in the upper... more »
  • Fog & Showers Move In

    January 10, 2014 5:46 AM

    It's certainly warmer, but we're now finding clouds, patchy fog and a bit of stickiness in the air. Southerly winds ahead of a cold front can be thanked for the change in our local pattern. Fog will be dense in some areas, especially this morning. Above that, we'll see gradually... more »
  • Wrapping the year under clouds

    December 31, 2013 5:58 AM

    New Year's Eve: Today, despite high pressure positioned to our north, the cold front that passed through yesterday will win the battle to influence our weather. Hung up just off of the coastline to our south, mainly cloudy skies will persist across the region. Also, now on the cool side... more »
  • Mostly cloudy and warmer today

    December 13, 2013 6:48 AM

    Expect mostly cloudy skies today as the area of high pressure moves to the east of Louisiana. That will allow the winds to shift from the northeast to the southeast by the afternoon, and that will draw up warmer and more humid air from the Gulf of Mexico. I'm not... more »
  • Cloudy and cool with more showers today

    December 9, 2013 7:36 AM

    You can expect more of the same soggy weather today as the front remains stalled along the coast this afternoon. Southwest flow aloft with send more scattered showers over Baton Rouge this afternoon. It will remain cool with high temperatures in the mid 50s. Another round of showers is... 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 »
  • Mostly cloudy and warm with spotty showers today

    December 4, 2013 6:49 AM

    Get ready for another Spring-like afternoon across the Baton Rouge area. The area of high pressure is still sitting east of Louisiana and that is allowing southerly winds to pump in Gulf Moisture over us. This is making it unseasonably warm and humid for December. We will be mostly cloudy... more »
  • Warm and humid with a few showers today

    December 3, 2013 6:51 AM

    We will stay warm and humid today as an area of high pressure, located east of Louisiana, sends southwest to south winds over the state. These winds will pump in the Gulf Moisture and that will give us a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon. We will also continue... more »
  • Warmer with a stray shower

    December 2, 2013 5:54 AM

    A weakening cold front will fall through the state today and along it, we'll see some spotty rain showers, especially during the first part of the day. Without rain showers, your location will be mostly cloudy with breaks of sunshine becoming more numerous from north to south as the day... more »
  • Chilly with more scattered showers today

    November 26, 2013 7:02 AM

    The scattered showers will continue this afternoon as the Gulf Low moves to the northeast and an upper-level low moves over Louisiana from the west. We could still have some heavy rain at times. It will be chilly all day with high temperatures in the upper 40s occurring in the... more »
  • Cloudy and warmer with scattered showers today

    November 22, 2013 7:30 AM

    The clouds will stick around all day as a cold front moves into Louisiana. We will gradually see scattered showers developing throughout the afternoon hours. A few thunderstorms will also be possible. It will be warm and humid with high temperatures in the mid 70s. The cold front will... more »
  • Mostly cloudy and warm with a few showers today

    November 21, 2013 6:51 AM

    The clouds will stick around today as southeast winds, on the backside of an area of high pressure, pump in the warm and more humid air from the Gulf of Mexico. Spotty showers are also possible today, but not all of you will see rain. High temperatures will be in... more »
  • A cold front gives us morning rain with some sun this afternoon

    November 18, 2013 6:51 AM

    The cold front will be along the coast by this afternoon. The rain will come to an end and the sky will become partly cloudy. It will not turn immediately cooler behind the front since the colder air is lagging behind it. However, it will become less humid. High temperatures... more »
  • Warmer but trending wetter

    November 15, 2013 6:14 AM

    We're trading in those extra layers of clothing we needed earlier this week for the umbrellas as we head into the weekend. Friday started off over 20° warmer than Thursday Morning. Freeze warnings were in place Thursday Morning, while the final day of this work week started in the... more »
  • Partly cloudy and warmer today

    November 14, 2013 6:51 AM

    A warming trend begins today across the Deep South. The ridge of high pressure that brought us the freezing temperatures is moving to the northeast. As this happens the winds winds will shift from the northeast to the east and then south. This will bring in the warmer and more... more »
  • Mostly cloudy with a shower or two today

    November 5, 2013 6:31 AM

    The clouds will stick around this afternoon as breezy easterly winds, coming around an area of high pressure located east of Louisiana, continue to pump in the warmer and slightly more humid air. We could also have a few showers popping up today, but most of you will not see... more »
  • Expect scattered showers and storms on this Halloween

    October 31, 2013 7:17 AM

    A strong trough of low pressure will send a cold front into Louisiana and through Baton Rouge today. It will be very warm and humid ahead of the front and that will make the atmosphere unstable. This will also allow for scattered showers and storms to develop during the afternoon... more »
  • Unseasonably warm with a mix of sun and clouds today

    October 30, 2013 6:48 AM

    We will have another unseasonably warm afternoon across the Capital City. High pressure is still off to the east of Louisiana and that is allowing southeasterly winds to pump in the warm and humid air over us. It will become a little breezy later today with winds around 10 to... more »
  • Mostly cloudy with some showers today

    October 21, 2013 6:40 AM

    Clouds will increase throughout the day as our next weather maker, an area of low pressure and warm front, move along the Louisiana Coast later today. We will have a mix of sun and clouds with a few showers popping up later this afternoon and into the evening hours. High... more »
  • Some clouds today with showers returning tonight

    October 18, 2013 7:15 AM

    We will have a pretty nice afternoon as a cold front is stalled along the Louisiana Coast. You can expect to see a mix of sun and clouds with a few showers possible late in the day. High temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70s. The weather... more »
  • Mostly cloudy with isolated showers today

    October 17, 2013 6:48 AM

    We will see more showers and mostly cloudy skies through the early afternoon as the cold front moves into and through the city. It will be a cooler day with highs in the upper 70s. The front will stall along the Louisiana Coast tonight and that will be far... more »
  • Keeping an eye on Karen

    October 4, 2013 8:52 AM

    An area of high pressure is located east of Louisiana today, and that will keep east to southeast winds over us along with Tropical Storm Karen. This will give us partly cloudy skies with isolated showers and storms. Highs will be in the upper 80s. Tonight is looking pretty... more »
  • Partly cloudy and warmer with isolated storms today

    October 3, 2013 6:48 AM

    You can expect a warm and humid afternoon as an area of high pressure sits to the east of Louisiana. There will be enough moisture in the atmosphere to help set off isolated showers and storms with the heating of the day. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s.... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms continue today

    October 2, 2013 8:04 AM

    An upper-level low is spinning over Northern Louisiana and Western Mississippi. This low will continue to draw up moisture from the Gulf of Mexico this afternoon and help to set off more scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some heavy rain will be possible. High temperatures will be in the mid 80s.... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms continue today

    October 1, 2013 7:18 AM

    The stationary front remains stalled west of Baton Rouge, and now an upper-level low has formed along it. These two features will tap into the deep moisture over us and that will set off scattered showers and storms over Southeast Louisiana again today. Some of the rain will be heavy... more »
  • Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms today

    September 30, 2013 6:49 AM

    The cold front will remain stalled today, and a few disturbances will move along the front. This will allow us to have scattered showers with a few thunderstorms this afternoon. Some heavy rain is possible. High temperatures will be held down thanks to the rain as they only climb into... more »
  • Showers and some storms with heavy rain return today

    September 24, 2013 6:49 AM

    The combination of a warm front, a low in the Gulf, a trough and a cold front will impact the weather in Baton Rouge this afternoon. This will lead us to getting scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some of the rain could be heavy at times, and minor flash... more »
  • Sun and cloud mix and more humid with isolated showers today

    September 23, 2013 7:32 AM

    The cold front will turn into a warm front and it will start retreating back to the north this afternoon. This will increase the humidity, the clouds and give us isolated showers and thunderstorms with the daytime heating. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s. The warm front... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return today

    September 20, 2013 8:52 AM

    A cold front is moving into Louisiana today and it will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms across the Capital City. Some heavy rain will be possible. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s. The rain and storms will continue this evening and that will make for some... more »
  • Partly cloudy with scattered storms today

    September 19, 2013 6:51 AM

    Deeper tropical moisture continues to arrive today from the south. This is helping to set off the scattered showers and storms with the heating of the day with partly to mostly cloudy skies. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s. Most of the rain will come to an... more »
  • Isolated showers and storms possible today

    September 18, 2013 6:48 AM

    The ridge of high pressure in the mid to upper-levels that has been sitting over us the last few days will move to the east of Louisiana. This will allow for some return flow, or southerly winds to come back over the state. These winds will start to usher in... more »
  • Another partly cloudy and hot day

    September 17, 2013 6:47 AM

    The ridge of high pressure in the mid and upper levels of the atmosphere will remain over us today. This means we will have partly cloudy skies with only a stray shower or two popping up. It will be hot and still humid with high temperatures in the lower to... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with showers popping up later today

    September 13, 2013 6:54 AM

    A cold front will be moving toward Louisiana and Baton Rouge during the afternoon hours today. We will become partly cloudy ahead of it and a few showers will start to pop-up later in the day. Highs will be in the lower to mid 90s. The cold front will... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with only a few showers possible today

    September 12, 2013 7:23 AM

    The ridge of high pressure that has been sitting over us the last few days will build to the west today. This will keep us mainly dry and hot with partly cloudy skies. A few showers are possible, but I'm not expecting many of you to see rain. High temperatures... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with a few showers today

    September 11, 2013 6:37 AM

    The ridge of high pressure will remain over us today and that will keep us mainly dry. A stray shower is possible, but most of you will not see any rain. It will be hot and humid with high temperatures in the lower 90s. Expect mostly clear skies tonight... more »
  • Hot with spotty showers and storms today

    September 10, 2013 7:06 AM

    We will have another hot afternoon as a ridge of high pressure builds toward Louisiana from the west. At the same time, a weak disturbance will move along the eastern-edge of the ridge, or right over Louisiana. Moisture will be increasing a little more today as well. This means we... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with only stray showers today

    September 9, 2013 6:47 AM

    We will have a pretty nice day with little to no rain. An area of high pressure will start to build eastward from the Plains States and that will help to bring in some drier air. This will make it partly cloud with only spotty showers and storms. Highs will... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with more isolated storms today

    September 6, 2013 9:14 AM

    The pesky front that has been stalled north of Baton Rouge this week is still stuck south of the I-20 corridor. It will dissipate today, but it will help to set off isolated showers and storms again today with partly cloudy skies. It will be hot and humid with highs... more »
  • Partly cloudy, hot and humid with isolated storms again today

    September 5, 2013 6:47 AM

    The cold front continues to be stalled north of Baton Rouge or over Central/Southern Mississippi. This means we will have more of the same type of weather we've had for the last few days - partly cloudy, hot and humid with isolated thunderstorms. Any storm could be strong with heavy... more »
  • Hot with isolated showers and storms again today

    September 4, 2013 6:26 AM

    Get ready for another hot and humid afternoon with more storms. The cold front is still located north of Baton Rouge, and it will slowly move south throughout the day. Once the temperatures get into the 90s, we will start to see isolated showers and storms popping up just like... more »
  • A cold front sets off isolated showers and storms today

    September 3, 2013 6:27 AM

    A cold front will slowly move southward toward Baton Rouge during this afternoon. This will help set off isolated showers and storms over us today. Some of the storms could be strong with heavy rain and gusty winds. Otherwise, we will have a mix of sun and clouds when it... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with spotty showers on this Labor Day

    September 2, 2013 6:48 AM

    We will have a hot and more humid afternoon across the Baton Rouge area as the eastern edge of a ridge of high pressure moves closer to Louisiana. At the same time, another area of high pressure in the Gulf of Mexico will move to the east, and this will... more »
  • Mix of sun and clouds with a few showers today

    August 26, 2013 6:38 AM

    The tropical wave/disturbance/low along the Louisiana Coast is finally moving into Texas today. We will still have to deal with it today in Baton Rouge. That means we will have a mix of sun and clouds with isolated showers and a few thunderstorms. The cloud cover will help to keep... more »
  • Mix of sun and clouds with scattered storms today

    August 23, 2013 8:18 AM

    A tropical wave/trough of low pressure will be slowly moving to the west across the Northern Gulf of Mexico today. As this wave approaches Louisiana it will interact with a sea breeze and they will set off scattered showers and storms over Baton Rouge. Otherwise, we will have a mix... more »
  • Hot with scattered thunderstorms again today

    August 22, 2013 6:46 AM

    It is going to be a hot and humid afternoon across Southeast Louisiana just like it should be for late-August. A tropical wave is located over the Eastern Gulf of Mexico and that will be moving toward the Northern Gulf later today and tomorrow. We will be partly cloudy with... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with spotty showers today

    August 19, 2013 6:41 AM

    The stationary front will remain along the Louisiana Coast today, and that will be the focus for showers and storms in the Coastal Parishes. A few showers may make it into Baton Rouge this afternoon, but we will be mainly dry with partly cloudy skies. High temperatures will be around... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot today

    August 16, 2013 7:32 AM

    The front will continue to sit along the coast today. Some drier air will move in from the north, and that will prevent us from getting much rain, if any. We will be partly cloudy and hot with highs in the lower 90s. Partly cloudy skies will stick around... more »
  • Partly cloudy and a bit less humid with a few showers today

    August 15, 2013 6:33 AM

    The cold front will stall along the Louisiana Coast this afternoon. It will be close enough to help set off a few showers and storms in Baton Rouge with partly cloudy skies. Some drier air will start to move into town today and that will help to make it feel... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return to Baton Rouge today

    August 9, 2013 6:52 AM

    We will see an increase in the amount of storms we receive today, and that will give us a break from the heat! This is thanks to an upper-level low and a tropical wave that are moving across the Gulf of Mexico. These systems will increase the amount of moisture... more »
  • Hot with isolated showers and storms today

    August 5, 2013 6:47 AM

    We will have a better chance of seeing some showers and thunderstorms today! The area of high pressure that was sitting over us all weekend has moved to the west, or over Texas. This will allow for some extra moisture to stream up from the Gulf over us, and that... more »
  • More heat with a slightly better chance for storms today

    August 1, 2013 6:55 AM

    The ridge of high pressure remains centered over Texas today, but we have a cold front drifting south toward Baton Rouge this afternoon. The front will not make it here, but it will be close enough to help set off isolated showers and thunderstorms with partly to mostly cloudy skies.... more »
  • Hot and humid with spotty storms today

    July 31, 2013 6:37 AM

    You can expect another sweltering day across town. A ridge of high pressure sits over the Southeast U.S. and stretches all the west into New Mexico. This is limiting the amount of storms that will pop-up with the heating of the day. We will have a mix of sun and... more »
  • Hot with spotty showers and storms today

    July 25, 2013 6:46 AM

    You can expect another very hot and humid day with only spotty storms this afternoon. Some of the storms started this morning along the Coastal Parishes. This is all thanks to the northwest winds aloft keeping it pretty dry up there. We will be partly cloudy to a mix of... more »
  • More scattered thunderstorms today

    July 22, 2013 7:13 AM

    You can expect another day with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. A trough of low pressure is located north of Louisiana and when you combine that with a very unstable air mass over Baton Rouge that will lead to more storms today with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Some... more »
  • More heat with scattered thunderstorms today

    July 18, 2013 7:21 AM

    We will have a more active afternoon with showers and thunderstorms. This is thanks to a shortwave, or disturbance, moving across part of the Deep South and a TUTT Low (tropical upper tropospheric trough), or upper-level tropical low, in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. Combine those features with daytime heating... more »
  • Hotter with isolated storms today

    July 17, 2013 6:30 AM

    Some drier air will move over Baton Rouge today as an area of high pressure sits over the Southeast U.S. This will limit the amount of storms that will pop-up today. Therefore, it will be partly cloudy and hotter with only isolated showers and thunderstorms. High temperatures will be in... more »
  • Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms again today

    July 15, 2013 6:42 AM

    The wet weather pattern will continue this afternoon thanks to a retrograding upper-level low moving over Oklahoma and Texas. Under the low there will be plenty of rain and storms. Since Baton Rouge is located to the southeast of the center of the low, we will have plenty of southerly... more »
  • The cold front will set off isolated showers and storms today

    July 12, 2013 6:46 AM

    The cold front will move into Baton Rouge this afternoon and it will set off some isolated showers and storms. We will have less coverage of storms compared to yesterday. Otherwise, expect a mix of sun and clouds with high temperatures in the lower 90s. The storms will end... more »
  • A cold front brings us showers and storms today

    July 11, 2013 7:21 AM

    The cold front will slowly move toward town today. It will tap into the deep tropical moisture over us, and that will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms with mostly cloudy skies. Some of the storms could be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds and lightning. We will still be... more »
  • More heat with scattered storms today

    July 10, 2013 7:12 AM

    Look for another afternoon similar to the last few with plenty of heat and thunderstorms. Baton Rouge is sitting between to areas of high pressure - one over the Four Corners of the U.S. and another off the East Coast. This is allowing deep tropical moisture to come right up... more »
  • More scattered storms on this Monday

    July 8, 2013 6:41 AM

    You can expect another round of scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Once again, not all of you will get the rain. This is coming from what is left of the tropical wave that moved across the Gulf this weekend and an upper-level low that stayed north of Louisiana. It... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return today

    July 5, 2013 6:42 AM

    We will have a much greater chance of rain/storms today. This is due to the trough of low pressure, that stretches from the Gulf north into the Eastern U.S., moving to the west into Louisiana, and deep tropical moisture being streamed north into the state. We will have a mix... more »
  • Hot with isolated storms on this 4th of July

    July 4, 2013 6:53 AM

    We will have a pretty nice afternoon across the Capital City, but you will still need to keep an eye to the sky for some storms. The upper-level trough of low pressure will be pulling to the northwest and that will help to limit the amount of rain we get... more »
  • Scattered thunderstorms return today

    July 3, 2013 6:51 AM

    The weather is going to start to change today with slightly more humid air returning to the state as the East Coast Trough moves westward. This will also lead to the Baton Rouge getting scattered showers and storms this afternoon with partly cloudy skies. Some of the storms could be... more »
  • Staying less humid with a spotty storms today

    July 2, 2013 6:54 AM

    The trough of low pressure remains over the Eastern U.S. today. There is also an upper-level and surface low is sitting over Missouri and that is bringing us some northerly winds again. This is keeping us less humid inland, but the humidity will start to increase along the coast. We... more »
  • Hot with a few storms possible today and tonight

    June 28, 2013 6:52 AM

    You can expect another very hot afternoon in Baton Rouge as the eastern edge of the upper-level ridge of high pressure is still influencing our weather. Along this eastern edge will be a disturbance that will move from the Mid-West toward the Deep South. This disturbance's outflow could help to... more »
  • Very hot and humid with spotty storms today

    June 27, 2013 6:47 AM

    Expect a hotter afternoon as the upper-level ridge of high pressure, which is centered over the Four Corners Region of the U.S., remains over us. This will limit the amount of storms we will see this afternoon. It will be partly cloudy and hot with only spotty storms popping up.... more »
  • Hotter with only stray thunderstorms today

    June 26, 2013 7:25 AM

    Get ready for a hotter day thanks to a ridge of high pressure sitting over Baton Rouge in the upper-levels of the atmosphere. This will warm up those levels and that will limit the amount of storms popping up. Therefore, we will be partly cloudy, hot and humid with only... more »
  • Hot with scattered showers and storms today

    June 24, 2013 7:39 AM

    We start this Monday Morning with partly cloudy skies in the Baton Rouge area, but there are scattered showers and a few storms popping up along the Coastal Parishes. These showers/storms are moving north/inland and will be into the Baton Rouge area during the mid-morning. Temperatures are in the lower... more »
  • Hotter with isolated showers and storms today

    June 20, 2013 7:19 AM

    It is a much quieter morning compared to Wednesday! We have partly cloudy skies with some patchy fog. There are a few showers and storms popping up from the Coast to just west of Baton Rouge too. Temperatures are in the lower to mid 70s. We will not have... more »
  • Scattered storms continue today

    May 31, 2013 10:45 AM

    The deep tropical moisture that has been over us the last few days is moving east of Louisiana. Some drier air aloft is moving over Baton Rouge, and this will help to limit the amount of rain and storms we will see today. You still need to plan on dodging... more »
  • Isolated showers and storms again today

    May 24, 2013 6:51 AM

    All of the heavy rain and storms from last night have dissipated. We are left with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies this morning. Temperatures are in the mid to upper 60s. A cold front will sweep through the Baton Rouge area today. This will give us partly cloudy... more »

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