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  • Backing down

    September 17, 2014 8:42 AM

    It will be a hazy and humid beginning to a hot September day. Skies will be partly sunny from noon to dusk as some locations dodge showers and thunderstorms. But overall, far fewer locations will find rain today versus yesterday. Thermometers will make it to near 90° with spots snagging... more »
  • Kenilworth park to get shaded playground Play Video

    August 20, 2014 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The BREC park at Kenilworth is getting some extra shade for the playground. The Lauren Savoy Olinde Foundation is funding a "The Sun Shades" project to provide shade covers at different parks throughout the city. They're partnering with BREC to complete the project. Leaders of... more »
  • Fewer showers, more heat

    August 19, 2014 5:37 AM

    The day will be mainly sunny early with a quick warmup into the lower 90s. By noontime, vertical clouds will develop and perhaps grow enough to bring an isolated shower or thunderstorm. Although activity is expected to be far less widespread than on Monday, any storms that get wound up... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Daily skin care tips Play Video

    June 16, 2014 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A local doctor suggests sunscreen as the most important part of daily skin care routine. According to dermatologist Dr. Z, the sun causes 80% of the skin's aging. Sunscreen helps stop that aging and fight off the sun's ultraviolet rays, which also cause skin cancer. ... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Tips to keep kids safe in the sun Play Video

    May 1, 2014 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parents wanting to take their kids outside may want to be mindful about how the sun affects their children. Pediatrician at The Baton Rouge Clinic, Dr. Mindy Calandro shares tips to protect kids. - Limiting sun exposure between 10am - 2pm is ideal since the suns... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • T'was the day after and all is quiet

    December 26, 2013 6:06 AM

    A weak cold front positioned to our northwest will approach the area today. No worries with this boundary though, dry and cool air will cause it to fall apart before entering Louisiana. Expect little more than some passing clouds for your Thursday as thermometers eek into the upper 60s. We'll... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Dr. Z discusses how to "Block Our Troops" Play Video

    July 8, 2013 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz talked about a program today which lets you give back to members of the military while protecting your skin. It's called "Block Our Troops", and gives free sunscreen to troops whenever people purchase them. If you have questions about skin care... more »
  • Dr. Z warns about too much fun in the sun Play Video

    June 10, 2013 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The phrase 'Fun in the Sun' is popular, but Dr. Z has a different take if you spend too much time in the sun for too long. She tells WBRZ's Rosa Flores that exposing your arms and hands when you're driving or fishing - for extended... more »
  • Morning clouds give way to afternoon sunshine

    April 5, 2013 7:35 AM

    It is a chilly start to this Friday with mostly cloudy skies and some mist across the Capital City. Temperatures are in the lower to mid 40s. Better take that jacket with you as you head to work and school. An area of high pressure will build across the... more »
  • Rain this morning with sunshine this afternoon

    March 20, 2013 6:50 AM

    Spring officially arrives at 6:02 AM today. We will begin the morning with mostly cloudy skies and a few showers or sprinkles as a weak disturbance moves through town. The radar will look like a lot of rain is headed our way, but we have some pretty dry air over... more »
  • Warmer temperatures return today

    March 8, 2013 7:03 AM

    We begin this Friday Morning with clear skies and some chilly temperatures in the upper 30s. You will probably want to take your jacket with you this morning, but you won't need it later today. The area of high pressure that has been sitting over us the last few... more »
  • Sun and cloud mix with warmer temperatures today

    February 27, 2013 7:22 AM

    We begin this Wednesday Morning with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies across Southeast Louisiana. Temperatures are a little chilly as they sit in the lower to mid 40s. Be sure to wear that jacket this morning! We will become warmer this afternoon as a cold front moves in... more »
  • Music City, Sun, Liberty and Chick-fil-A today

    December 31, 2012 10:39 AM

    Four bowl games are whetting college football fans' appetite for the New Year's Day bowl extravaganza. First up is the Music City Bowl in Nashville where Vanderbilt is rated about a touchdown favorite over N.C. State. Vandy is trying for its first nine-victory season since 1915. The 8-4 Commodores... more »
  • Calmer and much colder weather today

    December 11, 2012 11:26 AM

    Some mid to high level clouds will stream over Baton Rouge area today from the southwest to the northeast as upper-level moisture moves over the colder air sitting over us. This will give us partly to mostly cloudy skies and some filtered sunshine. The clouds will keep the high temperatures... more »
  • New treatment for brown spots, acne Play Video

    October 15, 2012 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who wish to get of blemishes or brown spots due to too much sun have new options, according to dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz. Dr. Z spoke to Rosa Flores today about a new treatment called Allumera which has led to some dramatic results in patients... more »
  • Record-breaking heat likely today

    June 3, 2011 3:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The record-breaking temperatures are expected to continue today in the Baton Rouge area. Temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees today. This would break the record set back in 1958 of 96 degrees. On Wednesday and Thursday, temperatures soared past 100 degrees--breaking previous records. There's... more »
  • From Quiet to Stormy

    February 17, 2011 7:29 PM

    The sun just got stormy after five years of quiet and a solar flare is causing radio disruptions and may put on a sky show Thursday and Friday night in the earth's northern regions. The solar flare that erupted Valentine's evening is the largest since December of 2006. Look for... more »
  • East Coast Heat Wave

    July 5, 2010 11:07 AM

    There's no relief coming right away for temperatures that are high even for July in parts of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region. In the nation's capital, the snowcones being sold to Fourth of July visitors along the Mall were nearly as big an attraction as the fireworks. Forecasters... more »
  • Know your ABC's of skin cancer

    June 7, 2010 10:39 AM

    Most of the 2 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer diagnosed each year in the U.S. are considered to be sun related. Dr. Chad Prather joined John Pastorek this morning to teach you the ABC's of skin cancer. ABC's of Skin Cancer A- Asymmetry B- Border C- Color D- Diameter... more »

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