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 »
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 »
December 14, 2013 10:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - The excitement continues to build as no single ticket matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing. As a result, the current estimated jackpot for the Tuesday, Dec. 17 draw is $550 million.
At that level, it will be the... more »
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 »
December 12, 2013 12:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of molesting a 12-year-old girl.
Donald Russell, 34, is wanted for two counts of felony molestation of a juvenile.
Investigators say the victim is someone Russell knew. He's accused of molesting the... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
December 9, 2013 4:27 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU Police released a photo of the man wanted for the alleged rape of a 21-year old woman during the LSU and Texas A&M game.
Investigators said the rape occurred in a portable toilet between Francioni Hall and the Food Science Building. When the victim reported the... more »
December 9, 2013 12:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police identified a suspect Monday in a rape that happened on the LSU campus during the Texas A&M football game.
Investigators say the attack happened inside a portable toilet near South Campus Dr. on Nov. 23.
LSU Police said Albert Carlos Ford, 32, was linked... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
November 29, 2013 8:49 AM
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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 »
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 »
November 25, 2013 1:24 PM
PORT ALLEN - State Police raided two Port Allen massage parlors Monday after a two-month investigation into prostitution at the businesses.
Detectives said Youngs Therapy and Rainbow Therapeutic both advertised on "backpage.com," which investigators say has been known to carry ads for prosititution. Authorities said undercover agents went into... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
November 16, 2013 5:08 PM
PORT ALLEN- Supporters of Mayor Deedy Slaughter walked door to door Saturday clutching pieces of paper trying to get people out of their houses and to the polls. Meanwhile, people against the Mayor were also out in full force trying to get every last vote to try to change what... more »
November 15, 2013 11:13 PM
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November 15, 2013 7:35 AM
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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 »
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 »
November 12, 2013 1:01 PM
...Freeze Warning From 3 AM to 9 AM Wednesday...
A strong trough of low pressure will send a strong cold front into and through Baton Rouge this afternoon. It will not have any moisture to work with, so all we will see from it will be mostly cloudy skies.... more »
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 »
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 »
November 8, 2013 11:12 PM
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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 »
November 7, 2013 12:53 PM
ST. MARY PARISH - Three more people are in jail in connection with the murder of Willie Francis of St. Mary Parish.
Kirkland Craft, 22, is charged with second degree murder. Priscilla Francis, 41, and Autumn Alfred, 24, are charged with accessory to second degree murder.
Yesterday deputies... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
November 3, 2013 9:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - One man has died after being shot near the rides at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair, Saturday night.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says, 20-year-old, Darruis Scott, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The accused shooter, 18-year-old, Keithdrick Pier was arrested. Deputies say,... more »
November 3, 2013 1:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair was shut down Saturday night after one person was shot following an argument.
According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the victim received serious injuries as a result of the shooting and was brought to a local hospital.
According... more »
November 3, 2013 1:27 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are trying to identify the suspect or suspects that ransacked Istrouma High School Saturday night.
Police say lockers were opened and, they are still investigating more possible damage to the school.
It was Baton Rouge Fire Department that first responded to the high school... more »
November 2, 2013 11:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating what busted a window on a city fire truck Friday night.
Firefighters were responding to a first aid call as the window was shot out. Police say it was not a bullet, but possibly a BB or pellet that went through... more »
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 »
October 31, 2013 12:49 PM
The Tornado Watch has been canceled for the entire viewing area EXCEPT Tangipahoa Parish where it remains until 7:00 PM.
Severe Weather Set-Up : A strong trough of low pressure will send a cold front toward Baton Rouge today from the west. We will be breezy, very warm and... more »
October 31, 2013 7:55 AM
The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Tornado Watch until 2 PM for the following Parishes and Counties in the Baton Rouge area: St. Mary, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana Parishes and Amite and Wilkinson Counties in Mississippi.
A strong cold front will move toward Baton Rouge... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
October 28, 2013 11:03 PM
CENTRAL- Enacting tougher requirements for attendance in Central City Schools was delayed Monday night.
The school board was scheduled to vote on changes that would have required parents show voter registration cards, utility bills, or proof of insurance of a primary residence inside city limits to get their kids... more »
October 28, 2013 1:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in primetime.
The SEC announced today kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m., November 9th on CBS.
The game will be played in Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The 11th-ranked Tiger and top-ranked Tide have open dates this... more »
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 »
October 24, 2013 12:45 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has agreed to postpone the trial of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on bribery charges. Nagin's trial was scheduled to start Monday, but U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan issued an order Thursday that moves the trial date to Jan. 27. Nagin's lawyer, Robert... more »
October 23, 2013 12:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish will hold a household hazardous materials collection day on Saturday, Nov. 2.
Residents of East Baton Rouge Parish can drop off hazardous materials at Memorial Stadium from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Anyone dropping off will have to provide proof of residency.... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
October 16, 2013 1:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said numerous tips helped lead them to a suspect in two recent robberies in Baton Rouge.
Investigators arrested Christopher Rosaya, 28, after a surveillance photo was broadcast on News 2 and posted at WBRZ.com.
Police said Rosaya robbed a Circle K on Plank Road... more »
October 14, 2013 12:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering self-defense classes for women in November and December.
Equalizer Women's Self-Defense classes will be held at the Baton Rouge Police Department Training Academy at 704 Mayflower St.
The classes include four sessions. The times are from 6:00pm until... more »
October 11, 2013 12:30 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A cruise ship that can carry more than 2,300 passengers is making its maiden voyage to New Orleans this weekend. The Port of New Orleans says the Norwegian Jewel will be the largest ship from Norwegian Cruise Line to homeport in New Orleans when it arrives on... more »
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 »
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 »
October 7, 2013 12:55 PM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under "less than optimal circumstances" during the government shutdown. Obama made an unannounced visit to FEMA Monday as the shutdown neared the one-week mark. Some furloughed employees at the agency were recalled... more »
October 7, 2013 12:43 PM
LACOMBE, La. - The federal government shutdown has forced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to cancel the Wild Things event scheduled Saturday in St. Tammany Parish. Project leader Ken Litzenberger says 50 exhibitors and 100 volunteers had planned to put on the free event, which drew 5,300 visitors last... more »
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 »
October 5, 2013 12:10 AM
WATSON, LA - In a low-scoring battle, the Live Oak Eagles fell victim to the Zachary Broncos.
Zachary High School defeated Live Oak High School 12-7. The Eagles took the loss at their home field in Watson. more »
October 5, 2013 12:00 AM
BATON ROUGE - With only a 1-point margin, the Central High School football team defeated Scotlandville Magnet.
The Wildcats took down the Hornets 27-26. Scotlandville Magnet High School hosted the game. more »
October 4, 2013 8:18 PM
WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives passed a resolution Friday evening that would restore FEMA and the WIC programs back to normal operations.
The measure heads next to the Senate, which has not added the item to its agenda yet.
The vote in the House was mainly split... more »
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 »
October 3, 2013 10:53 PM
BATON ROUGE - As of Thursday evening, Tropical Storm Karen's position remains unchanged in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tropical storm warnings remain for Grand Isle to the mouth of Pearl River. This means tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning within the next 36 hours.
A... more »
October 3, 2013 5:12 PM
ST. FRANCISVILLE - A grand jury in West Feliciana Parish has indicted 71-year-old Herman Wallace again in the 1972 slaying of an Angola prison guard.
Wallace, who is dying of liver cancer, was ordered released Tuesday by a federal judge, who found that women had been excluded by Wallace's... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
September 26, 2013 10:28 PM
BATON ROUGE- A club will have to pay a fine after hundreds of complaints were filed against it the city's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board decided Thursday.
Sipps-Empire will have to pay $1,000 for breaking multiple complains rules. Among the issues were people being allowed to drink in the parking... more »
September 26, 2013 6:37 AM
The outdoors will be a bit more pleasant for the remainder of this week as an upper level ridge has moved over the Southeastern United States.
What does this mean? In short, a ridge promotes sinking air and sinking air means clouds will struggle to bubble up in the... more »
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 »