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  • In the books, not for the books

    March 23, 2015 9:32 AM

    Personal thoughts aside, winter 2014-15 goes down pretty close to average statistically speaking. Here are some of the numbers from astronomical winter (12/21 - 3/20) and the cold season overall. Between the months of November and March, Baton Rouge registered 23 freezes, with 10 mornings in the 20s. Compare... more »
  • Freezing rain, sleet to change to snow in north La.

    February 25, 2015 10:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Freezing rain, sleet and light snow are falling over much of north Louisiana and forecaster say the wintery mix will change to all snow. A winter storm warning remains in effect for all of north Louisiana until 6 p.m. Wednesday. National Weather Service Meteorologist Travis Washington says... more »
  • Sleet, freezing rain, snow moving over northern Louisiana

    February 23, 2015 11:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sleet, freezing rain and snow are falling over a large portion of northern Louisiana. National Weather Service Meteorologist Mario Valverde in Shreveport says the freezing precipitation will continue along the Interstate 20 corridor into the nighttime hours. Valverde says the sleet is sticking to the ground and... more »
  • Storm expected to make roads slick in Ohio Valley, Northeast

    January 12, 2015 2:09 AM

    NEW YORK CITY, NY - The work week is expected to get off to a slippery start as forecasters warn that a storm is bringing freezing rain, sleet and snow from the Ozarks to New England. Poor driving conditions are expected through much of the day Monday as the storm... more »
  • Winter Weather Advisory for some

    January 9, 2015 6:10 AM

    Even beyond today's wintry precipitation threat, more chilly and cloudy days are ahead for Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: As promised, a very tricky weather scenario has set up for your Friday. With morning temperatures at or above freezing as far north as... more »
  • Winter blast on the bayou

    March 20, 2014 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Twice the average number of freezes, four wintry precipitation events and a top ten coldest month headline winter 2013-2014 in Southern Louisiana. Still unrelenting for some, and as southerners welcome spring with spring-like weather, the WBRZ Weather Center looks back on an undoubtedly harsh winter in... more »
  • Winter Weather Advisory

    March 4, 2014 6:19 AM

    The freezing line has risen north of Baton Rouge and steady rain falling across the area is beginning to cease freezing on contact. As of 1pm, areas on a line from New Roads northeast to McComb and points north of that line remained at 32° with freezing rain occuring. Through... more »
  • State offices closing in 22 parishes Wed.

    February 11, 2014 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State offices in 22 Louisiana parishes will close on Feb. 12 due to more rain, sleet and ice in the forecast. The Division of Administration said state offices in the following parishes would be closed, some for a second day: Avoyelles, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne,... more »
  • State offices in 19 parishes to close Feb. 11

    February 10, 2014 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State offices in more than a dozen Louisiana parishes will close Tuesday due to more rain, sleet and ice in the forecast. The Division of Administration said state offices in the following parishes would close Feb. 11 because of the hazardous forecast: Avoyelles, Bienville, Caddo,... more »
  • DOTD taking precautions for wintry mix

    February 6, 2014 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State traffic officials said crews were ready to deal with more wintry weather moving through the state Thursday. A light round of sleet and snow mixed with rain moved through the Baton Rouge area just before lunch, and more precipitation is on the radar for the... more »
  • Cold and raw

    February 6, 2014 5:46 AM

    A very tricky weather situation lies ahead today, particularly early. An upper level disturbance will quickly pass over the region today. This system is expected to conjure up enough moisture to produce some scattered pockets of precipitation today. Meanwhile, cloud cover and north-northeast winds are reinforcing cold air on an... more »
  • Cabin fever send some to the river check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 29, 2014 5:56 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- After a day of being couped up inside, some folks in Ascension Parish just couldn't wait for all the roads to thaw before getting out of the house. David Kimble spent the day fishing in the Amite River, even with some icy slush in his boat. "Woke... more »
  • Snow and sleet pounds West Feliciana Parish

    January 28, 2014 5:27 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- A rare sight was visible on South Louisiana roads Tuesday. State workers used snow plows to clear thick ice off of roads in West Feliciana Parish. For law enforcement, there were headaches trying to ensure the roads were safe. Lukily, most listened to the warnings to stay... more »
  • Winter Storm Watch

    January 26, 2014 8:16 PM

    A WINTER STORM WATCH is has been issued by the National Weather Service from 6am Tuesday to 6am Wednesday for Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Iberville, West Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, Ascension, Assumption and St. Mary Parishes along with Wilkinson, Amite and Pike Counties.... more »
  • Wintry Weather?

    January 23, 2014 6:44 AM

    Today we'll see mostly cloudy skies as another cold front approaches from the north. The cloudiness will relegate temperatures to the lower 50s at best. Forecast models drop this front through the area with only a light shower shown in locations west of the viewing area. Like many of the... 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 »

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