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  • Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

    September 1, 2014 1:53 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants. The White House on Monday released a letter formally letting Congress' leaders know that Obama approved the mission that repelled... more »
  • LSU stadium, tennis, gym construction updates

    August 6, 2014 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Athletics officials posted new pictures showing work on Tiger Stadium's south end zone is almost wrapped up. The photos showed new carpet and other finishing touches in the south end zone's concessions area and locker room. Other work on the roads outside the stadium is... more »
  • Much warmer today with a mix of sun and clouds

    January 9, 2014 6:49 AM

    The warming trend continues today thanks to the area of high pressure moving up the East Coast. This has taken the bitter cold air with it, and southeasterly winds will come back over Baton Rouge today. These winds will transport in some warmer Gulf air along with some extra moisture.... more »
  • Partly cloudy and not as cold today

    January 8, 2014 6:51 AM

    The area of high pressure that was sitting over us yesterday will be moving east of Louisiana today. This will take away the bitter cold Arctic Air, and we will start to slowly warm up. We will have mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies this afternoon with high temperatures around... more »
  • Mostly sunny and staying very cold today

    January 7, 2014 6:55 AM

    An area of high pressure will sit over us today and that will make for a beautiful sunny day. Unfortunately, it will stay very cold all afternoon. The Arctic Air will still be over us today and that will not allow us to warm up much. We will only have... more »
  • Partly cloudy, windy and very cold today

    January 6, 2014 8:39 AM

    I hope you are ready for some of the coldest temperatures since 2010 to affect the Baton Rouge area!! While we will be no where near as cold as our friends and family in the Northern U.S., we will still be very cold for Louisiana. Now that the cold front... more »
  • Sunny and a bit warmer today

    December 17, 2013 8:39 AM

    If you liked the weather yesterday, then you will like the weather again today. The ridge of high pressure remains over the Southeast U.S. and that will keep us sunny. We will become a few degrees warmer with high temperatures in the mid 60s. Another chilly night is in... more »
  • Sunny and cool weather today

    December 16, 2013 7:10 AM

    An area of high pressure is sitting over the Southeast U.S. This will produce plenty of sinking air and that will give us sunny skies. It will be a little warmer than yesterday with high temperatures around 60. It will remain clear and cold tonight with some patchy frost.... 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 »
  • Mostly sunny and cool today

    December 12, 2013 6:47 AM

    Some high clouds will move over us during the afternoon hours today as an area of high pressure sits over the Southeast U.S. This will make it mostly sunny to partly cloudy in the wake of the cold front that passed over us last night. We will stay cool with... more »
  • Sun and cloud mix with cool temperatures today

    December 11, 2013 7:19 AM

    This afternoon will not be as pretty as yesterday. An area of high pressure will sit over the Southeast U.S., but some high clouds will move over us from the west and south ahead of a cold front. This will give us a mix of sun and clouds, but we... more »
  • Becoming mostly sunny and staying cool today

    December 10, 2013 6:50 AM

    The clouds will gradually start to dissipate by this early afternoon and it will become mostly sunny. We will not warm up too much today with some cold air following the cold front. High temperatures will be in the lower 50s. Get ready for a pretty cold night across... 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 »
  • Staying warm with a few showers today

    December 5, 2013 7:02 AM

    We will stay unseasonably warm and humid today as southerly winds continue to pump in the Gulf Moisture. A cold front will be slowly moving into Northern Louisiana today and that will help to set off isolated showers and thunderstorms with mostly cloudy skies around Baton Rouge this afternoon. High... 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 »
  • Sunny and chilly today with a hard freeze warning tonight

    November 27, 2013 6:52 AM

    We will finally see the sun this afternoon! Both areas of low pressure have moved northeast of Louisiana. Now an area of high pressure will build in from the northwest over us. This will make it clear, but it will also draw down some very cold temperatures. I am expecting... 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 chilly with scattered showers today

    November 25, 2013 6:42 AM

    An area of low pressure is forming in the Western Gulf of Mexico and it will move toward far Southeast Louisiana. This will send some scattered showers and a few thunderstorms over South Louisiana this afternoon along with cloudy skies. We will not warm up much with high temperatures struggling... 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 »
  • Mostly sunny and warmer today

    November 20, 2013 8:22 AM

    We will turn warmer this afternoon as an area of high pressure starts to move to the east of Louisiana. This will bring in easterly winds and they will bring in the warmer air. Expect mostly sunny skies with high temperatures in the lower 70s. It will not be... more »
  • Partly to mostly cloudy and cooler today

    November 19, 2013 6:48 AM

    More high clouds will stream over us today as a mid-level disturbance moves from Texas across Louisiana. This will give us partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies at times. An area of high pressure is also sitting over the Southeast U.S. This is drawing in northeast winds and that will... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Sunny and chilly today with a freeze again tonight

    November 13, 2013 6:36 AM

    An area of high pressure will move over the Deep South Today. It will continue to draw down some very cold air from Canada and that will keep it chilly all day. We will have sunny skies, but they will not be able to warm us up. High temperatures will... more »
  • Turning much colder tonight with a Freeze Warning

    November 12, 2013 6:50 AM

    A strong trough of low pressure will send a strong cold front into and through Baton Rouge this morning. It will not have any moisture to work with, so all we will see from it will be partly cloudy skies. Once it moves through the winds will really start to... more »
  • Mostly sunny and warm today

    November 11, 2013 7:47 AM

    More pleasant weather is on tap this afternoon as an area of high pressure sits to the northeast of Louisiana. This will provide us with mostly sunny skies as a few high clouds start moving over us from the southwest. It will likely be the warmest day of the week... more »
  • Partly to mostly cloudy and cool today

    November 8, 2013 8:02 AM

    An area of high pressure will sit north of Louisiana today and that will help to keep us cool. At the same time, the jet stream, or river of winds where commercial airplanes fly, will send some high clouds over Baton Rouge from the west today. These clouds will limit... more »
  • Becoming sunny and much cooler today

    November 7, 2013 6:29 AM

    You can expect sunny skies and breezy conditions this afternoon as the cold front moves to the east of Louisiana. An area of high pressure will start to move toward the state from the west. This will give us the clear skies and some MUCH COOLER temperatures. We will have... more »
  • Becoming mostly cloudy with scattered showers today

    November 6, 2013 7:41 AM

    The cloud cover will increase today as a trough of low pressure sends a cold front toward Baton Rouge. Showers will start to pop-up ahead of the front this afternoon. A few rumbles of thunder are possible too. Highs temperatures will be in the upper 70s. Scattered showers will... 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 »
  • Warmer with a mix of sun and clouds today

    November 4, 2013 6:42 AM

    The area of high pressure that was sitting over us all weekend will move to the east of Louisiana today. This will shift the winds from the northeast to the southeast and that will allow us to become warmer. These winds will also start to transport in Gulf Moisture and... more »
  • Sunny and mild today

    November 1, 2013 6:51 AM

    Much drier and less humid air will move over Baton Rouge this afternoon. This will clear out the clouds and make for a very pretty day. Expect sunny skies with high temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. It will be clear and cooler tonight. You may want a... 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 »
  • Partly cloudy, warm and more humid today

    October 29, 2013 6:48 AM

    Get ready for some Spring-like weather this afternoon thanks to an area of high pressure sitting over the Southeast U.S. This is giving us southeast winds which are pumping in the warm and humid air from the Gulf of Mexico. We will be partly cloudy with high temperatures in the... more »
  • Partly cloudy and warmer with spotty showers today

    October 28, 2013 7:59 AM

    The warm and more humid air mass will stay over Baton Rouge today thanks to winds coming out of the southeast as an area of high pressure sits over us in the mid to upper levels. This will lead to partly cloudy skies along with a spotty shower or two.... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Warmer with plenty of sunshine today

    October 9, 2013 6:51 AM

    The ridge of high pressure is still sitting over us this afternoon and that will keep the awesome weather in Baton Rouge. We will be sunny and delightful just like the last few days. However, it will be a little warmer with high temperatures back in the lower 80s. ... more »
  • Plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures today

    October 8, 2013 6:45 AM

    More gorgeous weather is in store for us today! The ridge of high pressure remains over the Southern U.S. This is still ushering in some light northerly winds over Baton Rouge and that is keeping our temperatures down. It is also making it feel very comfortable with the low humidity.... more »
  • Sunny and much cooler today

    October 7, 2013 6:41 AM

    A ridge of high pressure is following the cold front that swept across the state on Sunday. This will give us northerly winds, sunny skies with MUCH COOLER temperatures and low humidity. High temperatures will only be in the upper 70s. Get ready for an even cooler and comfortable... 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 »
  • Mostly sunny, hot and drier today

    September 25, 2013 7:11 AM

    Watch out for some patchy fog this morning! The cold front will quietly push through Baton Rouge by this afternoon. We will only see a few clouds associated with it as much drier air filters in over Southeast Louisiana. Then an area of high pressure will build across the Deep... 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 with spotty showers today

    September 16, 2013 6:46 AM

    Get ready for a hot and humid afternoon across the Capital City as an area of high pressure sits over us. Some spotty showers and storms could pop-up with the heating of the day, but most of you will stay dry. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s. ... 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 »
  • Staying partly cloudy and hot today

    August 30, 2013 7:22 AM

    The ridge of high pressure will continue to sit over us today. That means more of the same weather with partly cloudy skies, but it will be a tad hotter with high temperatures in the lower 90s. There will be mostly clear skies tonight, and it will not be... more »
  • More partly cloudy and dry weather today

    August 29, 2013 6:47 AM

    The ridge of high pressure is still sitting over us today and that means more dry and hot weather for Baton Rouge. We will be partly cloudy with high temperatures in the lower 90s. You can expect more pleasant weather tonight. We will be clear, but not as cool... more »
  • Partly cloudy, hot and dry today

    August 28, 2013 6:38 AM

    The ridge of high pressure will remain over us today. That means we will have more partly cloudy and dry weather. Plus we will start to become hotter with high temperatures in the lower 90s. You can expect some comfortable weather tonight with clear skies and lower humidity. Low... more »
  • Hotter and drier weather today

    August 27, 2013 7:01 AM

    A ridge of high pressure will build over the Southeast U.S. today. This will clear out all of the rain we had the last few days, and we will start to dry out. A stray shower can't be ruled out, but the chance of rain is only at 10% today.... 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 »
  • Syria agrees to UN chemical weapons investigation

    August 25, 2013 6:54 PM

    DAMASCUS - Syria will allow U.N. experts already in that country to begin an investigation Monday into last week's suspected chemical attack on rebel-held areas in the capital's eastern suburbs. A senior White House official is dismissing the agreement announced Sunday as "too late to be credible," saying the United... 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 »
  • Scattered to numerous showers and storms today

    August 21, 2013 6:47 AM

    Get ready for a soggy afternoon! Louisiana is sitting between to areas of high pressure. This causes a weakness to develop over us, and that leads to rain. Additionally, there is a weak area of upper-level low pressure associated with an easterly wave/tropical wave moving west across the Northern Gulf... more »
  • Mix of sun and clouds with isolated storms today

    August 20, 2013 7:22 AM

    The stationary front is still sitting along the Louisiana Coast and it stretches eastward to the Carolinas. Showers and storms will develop along the front with the heating of the day and the sea breeze. Together, they will move inland and give the Baton Rouge area isolated showers and storms... 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 »
  • Heavy rain and storms today with a cold front

    August 14, 2013 7:14 AM

    A cold front is slowly moving south into Louisiana along with a disturbance that is moving along it. Combine that with plenty of tropical moisture over Baton Rouge and daytime heating and that will give us scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be strong to... more »
  • More scattered storms today

    August 13, 2013 6:53 AM

    You can expect another afternoon with scattered showers and thunderstorms. This is thanks to a stalled front located north of Louisiana plus daytime heating with all of the Gulf Moisture sitting over us. Any storm could be strong with gusty winds and have heavy rain. Otherwise, we will have a... more »
  • Scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain today

    August 12, 2013 7:46 AM

    You can expect more unsettled weather today and really for much of this week. We have deep tropical moisture streaming up from the Gulf thanks to a ridge of high pressure off the East Coast. Combine that with a disturbance that will move by overhead, and that will allow us... 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 »
  • More heat with another Heat Advisory today

    August 8, 2013 7:03 AM

    The ridge of high pressure that has been sitting over us the last few days will start to break down and moves to the west today. This will allow for some extra Gulf Moisture to stream up over Louisiana. That will help us to get a slightly better chance of... more »
  • Another Heat Advisory today

    August 7, 2013 6:42 AM

    More heat is on tap today with little to no rain. The area of high pressure is still influencing our weather today as it sits from the Gulf of Mexico west to Texas/New Mexico. This means we will have partly cloudy skies with only a few storms popping up. Most... more »
  • A Heat Advisory in effect today

    August 6, 2013 6:50 AM

    Get ready for a scorcher this afternoon!! An area of high pressure remains over Texas and New Mexico. We are just on the eastern edge of it and that will help to keep us mainly dry. We will be partly cloudy with only spotty showers and storms popping up in... 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 »
  • Hot with little to no rain for this weekend

    August 2, 2013 8:13 AM

    Get ready for a very hot afternoon with little to no rain. A ridge of high pressure will be sitting over the Southeast U.S. back to Texas. This will help to limit the amount of storms that will pop-up and make it hot! We will be partly cloudy with only... 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 »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with only a few storms today

    July 30, 2013 7:16 AM

    We will have another hot and humid afternoon across the Capital City thanks to an area of high pressure sitting over the Southeast U.S. There is a large thunderstorm complex over the Great Plains, and this could send some high clouds over us today. If that cloud deck gets too... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with spotty storms today

    July 29, 2013 6:50 AM

    We will be mainly dry today as a ridge of high pressure moves over the Southeast U.S. in the upper-levels of the atmosphere. This will still give us partly cloudy skies with some stray showers and storms popping up. However, most of you will not see any rain. It will... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with isolated storms today

    July 26, 2013 6:46 AM

    We will continue to be hot today, but there will be a little better chance of some rain. An area of low pressure with associated cold and warm fronts is located to the northwest of Louisiana. It will be moving toward us this afternoon. We will be hot and humid... more »

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