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  • Plaquemine ferry resumes regular service today

    June 24, 2014 11:15 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The ferry between Plaquemine and Sunshine reopened around 7 p.m. on Monday, and is back to its normal schedule today, according the Louisiana DOTD. The vessel was out of service yesterday as crews tried to locally source the parts needed to repair a failed onboard generator, which... more »
  • Plaquemine ferry shut down for repairs

    June 23, 2014 12:06 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The ferry between Plaquemine and Sunshine is out of service while repairs are being made. A spokesperson for the Department of Transportation and Development says a part on one of the vessel's generators must be replaced. Crews haven't been able to find one locally and are... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Sunshine Bridge down to 2 lanes for next 2 years

    March 26, 2014 5:50 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Both directions of traffic on the Sunshine Bridge have been consolidated to the westbound side of the Mississippi River crossing in St. James Parish. The switch moves traffic completely to the upriver side of the bridge. Michael Ricca, project engineer with Gulf Engineers and Consultants Inc., says 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 »
  • Sunshine bridge worker dies from fall

    March 12, 2014 3:17 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A 36-year-old man working on the Sunshine Bridge repair project died Sunday after he fell approximately 100 feet from the bridge, the St. James Parish Sheriff's Office said. Marcos Rodregues, who address was not known, was pronounced dead at Prevost Hospital in Donaldsonville shortly after the 3:45 pm... more »
  • Sunny, warmer today

    January 16, 2014 5:50 AM

    Once more our skies will be blue and sun will be plentiful. High pressure is positioned over Louisiana promoting subsiding air and the previously mentioned sunny skies. Winds are light as well and will remain that way today. The high isn't staying put for long though. I expect it to... more »
  • Warmer, more mild and still calm

    December 18, 2013 6:26 AM

    High pressure remains the main player in our local weather through tomorrow. With that high passing to our northeast now, the clockwise flow around the high has shifted our surface winds to the southeast. The result is an onshore flow, or warmer, more humid air coming in from the Gulf... more »
  • Becoming mostly sunny today

    October 22, 2013 6:50 AM

    A cold front will sweep through Baton Rouge by this afternoon. This will put an end to any mist and clear out the clouds. You can expect a mostly sunny afternoon with high temperatures in the upper 70s. It will be mostly clear and much cooler tonight in the... more »
  • The sun finally returns today

    January 17, 2013 7:43 AM

    It looks like the wintry weather will remain north of Baton Rouge this morning. We did have some reports of a rain/snow mix last night, but it did not last long. We have mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies on this Thursday Morning and there is a slight chance we... more »
  • Sunshine under water after heavy overnight rains Play Video

    January 9, 2013 4:45 PM

    SUNSHINE- Nakia Nelson can barely get to her Sunshine home, after heavy rains overnight brought her a rude awakening. "Water was everywhere, I wasn't even able to get out of the bed the water was so high," Nelson told News 2. And according to Nelson and her neighbors,... more »
  • More clouds with a few showers today

    December 6, 2012 7:06 AM

    This Thursday Morning is starting out with mostly cloudy skies, some patchy fog and some drizzle. Temperatures are in the 60s. It is going to be another somewhat gloomy day thanks to the low pressure system in the Northern Gulf of Mexico and a weak disturbance that is moving... more »
  • Some sun with scattered storms this afternoon

    July 13, 2012 12:40 PM

    We have some sunshine coming out around Baton Rouge, but it will not last very long. The sun is heating us up and that will help to set off scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some of the storms could become strong with heavy rain and frequent lightning strikes. High... more »
  • Warmer with plenty of sunshine today

    April 13, 2012 8:08 AM

    We start this Friday with mostly clear skies and comfortable weather. Temperatures are in the upper 50s to lower 60s. An area of high pressure will move over the Southeast U.S. today. This will allow us to have mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. A spotty shower is possible,... more »
  • The sun has returned with warmer temperatures

    February 14, 2012 1:04 PM

    The sunshine has returned and we will have mostly sunny skies this afternoon. It will become warmer with highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s. This evening will be very nice with mostly clear skies and mild temperatures in the lower 60s. If you are headed out for... more »
  • Man killed as car hits pole, flips

    August 31, 2010 6:11 AM

    State police say a 37-year-old Baton Rouge man was killed after he lost control of his car and hit a utility pole. Troopers say Daniel Parker was heading south on La. Highway 991 Sunday when his car ran off the road, struck a culvert, and went airborne. The car then... more »

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