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  • GALLERY: Storms sweep through Baton Rouge area

    May 3, 2017 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Heavy rains fell as a tornado watch was issued for the Baton Rouge area until 5.p.m Wednesday afternoon. Several photos sent in by viewers show storm clouds overhead as the rain took a break in the late afternoon. Tonight, a flash flood watch is in... more »
  • BRFD: Lightning strike starts house fire on Melrose Boulevard

    May 3, 2017 8:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews responded to a house fire that on Melrose Boulevard Wednesday night. The fire was reported around 7:45 p.m. in the 5100 block of Melrose Boulevard. Upon arrival, homeowners informed firefighters that lightning had hit the house and started the fire. According to the Baton... more »
  • Lightning blamed for fires in Shreveport

    April 2, 2017 6:35 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Lightning may be to blame for several fires in the Shreveport area Sunday. The storm sweeping across the South is believed to be the cause of a tanker fire in south Shreveport Sunday morning. The fire, which was reported around 10 a.m., closed Harts Island Road from... more »
  • Grab an umbrella, showers expected through Election Day

    November 7, 2016 7:09 AM

    Change has come to the Baton Rouge area. Increasing clouds overnight bring gloomy looking weather to the Red Stick today and tomorrow. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Today will be cloudy with showers. Beneath the gray deck, highs will stop in the mid 70s. Overnight brings the highest... more »
  • On and off showers through afternoon

    April 28, 2016 7:21 AM

    While showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast, the risk for severe weather is much lower today, with action much more scattered in nature. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms will again be scattered on Thursday—especially during the first half of the day. No washout is... more »
  • Mavericks even series against Thunder in Western Conference playoff stunner

    April 19, 2016 12:26 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - A putback at the buzzer by Oklahoma City's Steven Adams that would have won the game was disallowed upon review, and the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Thunder 85-84 on Monday night to even their Western Conference playoff series at one win apiece. Dallas had been embarrassed 108-70... more »
  • After eight without, rain returns

    April 11, 2016 6:59 AM

    After more than a week of brilliant sunshine, unsettled weather will kick off the new week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: On Monday, cloudy skies will give way to scattered showers and thunderstorms—especially during the mid-morning and early afternoon hours. An all-day event is not expected and a... more »
  • Rain and falling temperatures

    January 26, 2016 7:00 AM

    The weather will be unsettled through midweek as temperatures begin to fall. Today and Tonight: Periods of rain and even a few thunderstorms can be expected today. With a cold front settling into the region, overcast skies will make a warmup beyond the low 60s very difficult. In... more »
  • Grab the umbrellas, lose a layer

    January 7, 2016 6:57 AM

    Briefly milder and wetter weather will extend into the first half of the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A round of rain can be expected Thursday, with a clap of thunder possible also. Only an inch or so will fall around the region and severe... more »
  • Thunder welcome back Durant but lose to Pelicans

    December 3, 2014 6:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Even the return of Kevin Durant couldn't shake the Oklahoma City Thunder from their doldrums. Durant scored 27 points in his season debut, and Michael Westbrook added 21 in his second game back from a wrist injury, but the Thunder fell 112-104 at New Orleans. Durant hit... more »

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