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  • Warm, humid and windy with a weekend storm threat Play Video

    April 28, 2017 7:03 AM

    An active weather weekend is ahead with warm, humid and windy conditions on Saturday giving way to thunderstorms, possibly severe, on Sunday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: The week will end on a quiet note, though a slightly less comfortable one. Despite more clouds than sun, temperatures will... more »
  • Two Years Ago: a morning sky turned into night Play Video

    April 27, 2017 9:57 AM

    In the early morning hours of Monday, April 27, a squall line developed in Central Texas, producing 1” diameter (severe) hail as far northwest as Jasper, Texas. Between 6am and 12pm, the squall line raced across the Gulf Coast leaving behind a long path of wind damage. Some unforgettable video... more »
  • Cooler, drier and quieter (for now) Play Video

    April 27, 2017 6:49 AM

    Behind last night’s cold front, a shift to northwest winds will temporarily allow slightly cooler and drier air to hold across the WBRZ Weather forecast area. Much will change over the next 24 hours though a greater threat for severe weather is being monitored. THE FORECAST: Today and... more »
  • Warming trend, chance of strong storms Play Video

    April 25, 2017 6:43 AM

    A moderating trend in temperatures is underway. By the end of the week, highs will flirt with 90 degrees. Expect one chance at showers and storms before that. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Another nice one is on tap for Tuesday. Under sunny skies, high temperatures will top... more »
  • Pleasant feel will give way to warmth, humidity Play Video

    April 24, 2017 6:44 AM

    Sunday was unseasonably cool with a lot of cloud cover. In response to much more sun, Monday will warm but stay just below average. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: All sunny skies are on tap for the beginning of this new week. High temperatures will climb into the... more »
  • Big changes expected this weekend Play Video

    April 21, 2017 7:02 AM

    Friday will feel like May. By Sunday, it will feel like March! THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Much less action is expected on Friday, though a stray shower remains possible. Skies will be partly sunny with highs climbing into the upper 80s. Partly cloudy skies will continue overnight... more »
  • Showers and storms flare up this afternoon Play Video

    April 20, 2017 6:59 AM

    There is a slightly better chance of pop-up showers and thunderstorms today. Some changes come to the weekend forecast with a quicker arrival of rain and a sharper cool down behind the front. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will be partly sunny and warm with high temperatures... more »
  • Waiting for April to return Play Video

    April 19, 2017 6:43 AM

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms will remain possible through Friday as high temperatures and humidity continue to climb. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: For Wednesday, expect a partly sunny sky with high temperatures in the mid 80s. It will likely feel a bit sticky. Isolated showers will flare up... more »
  • Lower chance of a rainbow Play Video

    April 18, 2017 7:05 AM

    The pop-up showers and thunderstorms will continue decreasing in number through mid-week. Signs point to a nice cool down coming over the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Tuesday will bring less rain action than did Monday. Still, expect a partly sunny sky and thermometers... more »
  • WATCH: Trucker rescues stranded driver from flooded Bluebonnet underpass Play Video

    April 17, 2017 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Rain caused significant traffic Monday afternoon, including a complete closure of Bluebonnet near the mall when the low-lying street under a railroad flooded. There were significant delays on the interstate system through the city and surface streets because of traffic. WBRZ sports reporter Brandon Saho... more »
  • Pop-up action continues today, changes to come Play Video

    April 17, 2017 7:15 AM

    Over the weekend, the forecast area saw a textbook “ pop-up showers and thunderstorms ” type of pattern. This week starts off similar with scattered showers and thunderstorms today and tomorrow. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Monday will feature mostly cloudy skies early with showers and thunderstorms flaring... more »
  • Return of a familiar weather pattern

    April 13, 2017 1:30 PM

    The forecast this week has made frequent mention of the “summer-like” pattern expected to take hold through Easter Weekend. While that could easily be interpreted as warm and humid, which it will be (not to July levels), the forecast is referencing a difference in precipitation production. To this point in... more »
  • Warmth giving way to pop-up showers Play Video

    April 13, 2017 6:44 AM

    Outdoor plans for Easter Weekend appear to be in fine shape, especially early. Some locations will have to dodge nuisance, pop-up showers and thunderstorms but such is typical as we move later into the spring. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will be a warm one with highs... more »
  • Temperatures climbing into the holiday weekend Play Video

    April 12, 2017 7:07 AM

    As we move deeper into April we move closer to the summertime pattern of warmth followed by pop up showers and storms. A taste of that type of weather is ahead. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A weak cold front will depart to the northeast today and therefore... more »
  • Some, but not all, to receive showers today Play Video

    April 11, 2017 6:57 AM

    A weak cold front will bring isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Beyond that, rain chances will be minimal through Friday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Today, a weak cold front will move into the region. Skies will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures in the... more »
  • Flea season 'noticeably worse' this year in Baton Rouge

    April 10, 2017 9:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With spring in full swing, temperatures are picking up, humidity is getting higher and fleas are on the move. Pat Stockstill has worked at Pestop on O'Neal Lane for almost 10 years, and he said this year's flea season is one of the worst. "I... more »
  • Warmer week ahead, isolated showers possible Play Video

    April 10, 2017 7:03 AM

    Warmth will slowly increase each afternoon through the week while only isolated showers seem possible due to a few weak storm systems. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: While a few clouds may mix in through the day, more sunshine is on tap for your Monday. Highs will be... more »
  • CSU: hurricane season to have slightly below average activity

    April 6, 2017 10:56 AM

    In an annual extended Atlantic Basin hurricane season forecast, tropical experts at Colorado State University are projecting slightly below normal activity for the 2017 season. The forecast is calling for 11 named storms, 4 hurricanes and 2 major hurricanes. The research team cites a weak to moderate El Nino... more »
  • Fore... nice days in a row

    April 6, 2017 6:50 AM

    Call the Chamber of Commerce; very nice weather is on tap through the weekend. Not only is sunshine expected, but temperatures will be at or even below average with no humidity. Whether you will be attending an event, getting some outdoor exercise or playing a round of golf inspired by... more »
  • Weather Service counts 17 tornadoes in Louisiana outbreak

    April 5, 2017 9:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least 17 tornadoes struck Louisiana during a severe weather outbreak that began Sunday and ended Monday. A Sunday morning storm flipped a Breaux Bridge mobile home, killing 38-year-old Francine Gotch and her 3-year-old daughter, Nevaeh Alexander. It's rated EF-1... more »
  • Sticky, unsettled weather about to break Play Video

    April 5, 2017 6:55 AM

    Baton Rouge has broken a rainfall and high temperature record over the last two days. An unseasonably warm, humid air mass and the active weather pattern will be swiped away today. You will probably like the forecast beyond. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: As isolated morning showers conclude,... more »
  • Baton Rouge snags record high ahead of April cool stretch

    April 4, 2017 5:36 PM

    The temperature gauge at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport topped out at 87 degrees this afternoon, setting a new record high for the date. Previously, that mark was 86 degrees set back in 2001. Tuesday's high temperature marks the second straight day with a weather record in the Capital City.... more »
  • LSU researchers take aim at weather messages on social media

    April 4, 2017 11:18 AM

    The Geography and Anthropology Department at Louisiana State University is conducting research about the use of weather information on social media. This study will collect data from willing survey participants on a state by state basis, around the United States. By taking the time to fill-out a brief survey... more »
  • Isolated storms followed by much cooler air Play Video

    April 4, 2017 7:26 AM

    Ahead of the next cold front, showers and thunderstorms are possible overnight and one or two storms could even turn strong. However, widespread severe weather and heavy rain are not expected. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Tuesday will be sunny and warm with high temperatures in the middle... more »
  • Tree falls on pickup truck near Pride

    April 3, 2017 11:25 AM

    PRIDE – Crews say the passengers of a pickup truck are okay after a tree fell on their vehicle this morning near Pride. According to the Pride Volunteer Fire Department, crews have been working to clear Liberty Road since 3:45 a.m. Monday. Only one lane of Liberty Road was... more »
  • Photos: Early morning severe weather

    April 3, 2017 9:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Do you have severe weather photos? We would like to see them! There's a couple ways that you can send them to us. You can email them to news@wbrz.com or weather@wbrz.com or by tagging @WBRZweather on Twitter. By lunch, skies will begin to reveal a... more »
  • Storm worn state getting a break, will it last? Play Video

    April 3, 2017 7:19 AM

    More than 5 inches of rain fell in parts of East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana and Livingston Parishes along with Southwest Mississippi. Runoff is going to cause area rivers to rise. As of 6:30am Monday, many were forecast to crest near flood stage. Only the Comite at Joor Road is... more »
  • Dardenne authorizes delayed start for state employees Monday

    April 3, 2017 12:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Due to severe weather affecting Louisiana, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne is authorizing a delayed start for state employees in all parishes on Monday, April 3. In a statement released Sunday night, Dardenne recommends employees should report to work if and when it is safe to... more »
  • Residents near Amite River prepare as severe weather threatens the area Play Video

    April 2, 2017 11:19 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - As Louisiana prepares for strong storms, folks along the rivers are getting ready for whatever comes their way. Even though it's not expected to be anything like the flood in August, people along the river banks are taking extra precautions. Denham Springs resident Wanda Crittenden... more »
  • Democracy Prep announces late start due to weather

    April 2, 2017 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Democracy Prep has announced it will have a delayed start on Monday due to the threat of severe weather Sunday night. The school attributed the late start to an abundance of caution in respect to the severe weather threats. Buses will be running at 7 a.m.... 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 »
  • Gov. Edwards holds press conference to discuss severe weather across Louisiana Play Video

    April 2, 2017 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is activating its Crisis Action Team due to dangerous weather that will likely continue through Sunday evening. Governor John Bel Edwards, along with emergency preparedness and response officials, held a press conference at GOHSEP headquarters at 4... more »
  • Mom, baby daughter killed in twister Sunday morning

    April 2, 2017 1:44 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - A three-year-old and her mother died in what authorities suspect was a tornado Sunday morning. St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office posted information on its Facebook page that the child, Nevaeh Alexander, and the baby's mother, Francine Gotch, 38, were killed when their trailer home flipped over... more »
  • Despite expert opinions, rainy weather concerns residents near Amite River

    March 31, 2017 10:49 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - The National Weather Service says the Amite River could approach flood stage early next week, but experts say it will be nothing like the August flood. Residents that live along the Amite are still recovering from the flood, and rising water is something they do not want... more »
  • Two days dry before a significant rain event Play Video

    March 31, 2017 7:12 AM

    Enjoy a pleasant weather ride into the weekend because the second half is looking like a washout! THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Friday will bring lower humidity, full sunshine and warm afternoon temperatures in the mid 80s. Winds will be light and westerly. Skies stay clear and winds... more »
  • Blocked culvert cleaned following call to 2 On Your Side Play Video

    March 30, 2017 6:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With Thursday's rain and more in the forecast, a homeowner was concerned over a pile of branches that was blocking a culvert in the neighborhood. The culvert is along Danbury Drive in the Jefferson Terrace neighborhood of Baton Rouge. Jeff Liberty says earlier this year... more »
  • More heavy rain could cause rivers to rise

    March 30, 2017 1:22 PM

    Just as soon as the latest system exits, focus will shift to a weekend storm that could bring heavy rain to the local area. After a general 1.5 – 3.5 inches of rain in the region since early Thursday morning, much more is expected after only two dry days. According... more »
  • Two quiet days followed by another severe weather threat Play Video

    March 28, 2017 6:58 AM

    Two fairly quiet weather days are ahead before eyes return to skies and the threat for severe storms on Thursday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: For Tuesday, expect a partly sunny sky with high temperatures in the mid 80s. A shower cannot be ruled out but rain chances... more »
  • Matthew, Otto being retired as Atlantic tropical storm names

    March 27, 2017 11:01 AM

    MIAMI - The names Matthew and Otto have been retired for Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes following the deadly 2016 season. According to a statement Monday from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the World Meteorological Organization will use Martin and Owen for future Atlantic storms. The new names might... more »
  • Active pattern underway, more storms possible this week Play Video

    March 27, 2017 7:18 AM

    Despite this weekend's cold front, we didn't feel much relief at all, because it retreated back to the north as a warm front. We continue with the warmth and the humidity through most of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Monday will bring partly sunny skies.... more »
  • UPDATE: severe weather threat pushed into Saturday

    March 24, 2017 1:48 PM

    The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center (SPC) continues a “slight risk” for severe weather on Saturday. This means scattered severe storms are possible within the forecast area. An isolated intense thunderstorm is possible. On a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest) severe weather threat, this event is a... more »
  • Gusty storms possible tonight, tomorrow Play Video

    March 24, 2017 7:08 AM

    The week will end quiet though some changes will be noted Friday ahead of stormy weather into Saturday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Friday will bring more clouds than sun with high temperatures still climbing into the low 80s. It will be breezy with southeast winds of 10-20mph... more »
  • Take me out to the ballgame, or just outside in general Play Video

    March 22, 2017 7:04 AM

    Quiet weather will continue through Thursday. Though rain can’t be ruled out on Friday, widespread action will hold off until Saturday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Another day, another morning with clouds and another afternoon with sunshine and warmth. Look for high temperatures to reach 84 degrees with... more »
  • Fog to sun again and again Play Video

    March 21, 2017 6:37 AM

    An area of high pressure in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico will be creating a repetitive weather pattern through Wednesday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Like Monday, Tuesday will have some early fog and low clouds followed by plenty of afternoon sunshine. High temperatures will once again head... more »
  • Spring and growing season underway! Play Video

    March 20, 2017 7:05 AM

    Spring began at 5:28am. This marks the “vernal equinox” meaning that time of daylight and darkness is approximately equal around the globe. As the season change suggests, the weather forecast would lend to getting gardens started. 2017 may mark the earliest last freeze on record in Baton Rouge—it occurred back... more »
  • Cold weather kills many cherry blossom blooms in DC

    March 17, 2017 3:49 PM

    WASHINGTON - Cold weather has killed half the blossoms on Washington's famous cherry trees just as they were getting to the peak of their bloom. National Park Service officials held a press conference on Friday to describe the damage. The National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Witt says temperatures in the... more »
  • 1,000 flights canceled by Northeast storm

    March 15, 2017 9:41 AM

    NEW YORK - The air tracking service FlightAware.com says airlines have canceled more than 1,000 U.S. flights on Wednesday after grounding more than 6,200 flights on Tuesday, most of them because of the storm in the Northeast. Most of Wednesday's cancellations are morning flights. FlightAware CEO Daniel Baker predicts "relatively... more »
  • Cool and quiet along the Gulf Coast, blizzard in the Northeast Play Video

    March 14, 2017 6:50 AM

    Locally, cool and pleasant March weather is forecast for the next several days. Meanwhile, a major snowstorm is grinding air and ground travel to a halt in the Northeast. Up to 20 inches of snow is possible for some locations with coastal areas expected to experience tropical storm force winds... more »
  • 24 years later, Northeast U.S. braces for another monster

    March 13, 2017 12:17 PM

    On the 24 year anniversary of America’s “Storm of the Century,” the Northeastern United States is bracing for another monster snowstorm. Unlike the 1993 behemoth, which brought snow as far south as Louisiana, this system will bring significant impacts to a smaller section of the country. On March... more »
  • Few showers locally, major storm in the northeast Play Video

    March 13, 2017 7:16 AM

    This week, believe it or not, will be slightly below average and sunny! For some, it will be a nice change of pace from the unseasonably warm winter. If you have plans to fly into the Northeastern United States Monday through Wednesday, check with your air carrier. Major delays... more »
  • Game 1 of LSU-Wichita State series delayed due to weather

    March 10, 2017 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Friday night's LSU baseball matchup against Witchita State has been postponed due to weather. Heavy rains and lightening in the area has forced officials to delay the game until 9:30 p.m. Getting it from both sides here at the Box. Strong puddling as well... more »
  • US study: Climate change goosed odds of freaky warm February

    March 8, 2017 12:49 PM

    WASHINGTON - Climate scientists say a freakishly warm February broke more than 11,700 local daily records for warmth in the United States. But it didn't quite beat 1954 for the nation's warmest February on record. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday reports that the average temperature last month... more »
  • Some sun before more rounds of rain Play Video

    March 8, 2017 6:48 AM

    Expect a short lull in the unsettled pattern before muggy air and showers return to wrap up the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A clearing trend is expected for Wednesday with partly sunny skies and high temperatures in the low 70s. Perhaps the most noteworthy change will... more »
  • Weather service: Oak Grove, Missouri, tornado an EF3

    March 7, 2017 8:15 AM

    KANSAS CITY - The National Weather Service says a tornado that hit Oak Grove, Missouri, was an EF3 with an estimated peak wind of 152 mph. The tornado damaged 483 homes and 10 to 12 commercial buildings, making Oak Grove the hardest-hit of several communities in Missouri raked by storms... more »
  • Rain, thunderstorms may slow late day commute Play Video

    March 7, 2017 7:07 AM

    A cold front will move into the area today, continuing unsettled weather. A brief break is then expected for mid-week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a few showers early as high temperatures reach for the upper 70s. A cold front will approach... more »
  • Showers to start the week Play Video

    March 6, 2017 6:36 AM

    Expect more rain coverage today than yesterday, but intensity should remain relatively low. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Monday will be dreary-- mostly cloudy, with scattered showers and highs in the mid 70s. The highest rain chances will come during the second half of the day. The... more »
  • The time is now: Your Severe Weather Safety Plan Play Video

    March 3, 2017 2:37 PM

    Tornadoes, damaging thunderstorm winds, large hail, and flash floods can occur at any time of the year. However, late winter and spring usually bring the greatest chance of these severe weather events occurring in Louisiana. The goal of severe weather awareness is to call attention to the threats posed... more »
  • Many factors play into record warm winter

    March 3, 2017 2:16 PM

    Baton Rouge - The Southeastern U.S. has wrapped up one of its warmest winters on record. For instance, since data collection began at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport in 1930, no winter has seen more days reach 80°F. There were 23 of them, normally there are four, and the previous record... more »
  • Nice first weekend of March, unsettled next week Play Video

    March 3, 2017 6:25 AM

    We certainly do not expect a weekend washout, but can say that outdoor plans are in much better shape Saturday, when rain chances are zero. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: The week will wrap up on a sunny and seasonable note. High temperatures will be in the upper... more »
  • Unseasonable warmth breaks, pollen does not Play Video

    March 2, 2017 6:45 AM

    Very pleasant weather is in store for the remainder of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: The second day of March will be welcomed by ample sunshine and seasonable temperatures. Expect highs to top out in the upper 60s with north winds of 10mph. Overnight will be... more »
  • Late day showers and storms to break warm stretch Play Video

    March 1, 2017 7:08 AM

    February and the winter of 2016-2017 are in the books and have set some records. It was the warmest February on record with an average temperature of 64.5 degrees. A normal average monthly temperature is 54.8 degrees. Winter saw 23 afternoons reach 80 degrees or warmer, ousting the previous high... more »
  • Warmest Mardi Gras on record? Play Video

    February 28, 2017 7:08 AM

    The National Weather Service office in Slidell has weather data for Mardi Gras in New Orleans dating back to 1874. Over 144 years, only 7 “Fat Tuesdays” have exceeded 80 degrees in the Crescent City. Without a doubt, this will be the warmest Mardi Gras that has fallen on February... more »
  • Stormy start to the week, drier for Mardi Gras Play Video

    February 27, 2017 7:10 AM

    While the week is beginning unsettled, timing of a cold front and thundershowers should work out just right for Mardi Gras. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: For Lundi Gras, expect scattered showers and thunderstorms through mid-afternoon. It will not rain constantly and while organized severe weather is not... more »
  • Passing shower tonight, pushing warmth out tomorrow

    February 24, 2017 6:43 AM

    The final weekend of the Carnival Season and the second for LSU Baseball should enjoy some more nice weather. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Morning fog will give way to sunshine and then a cold front will approach the area late. Ahead of this, temperatures will again stride... more »
  • Accused fraud contractor arrested by Walker Police Department

    February 23, 2017 9:47 PM

    WALKER - The contractor accused of fraud in Ascension, Livingston, and East Baton Rouge Parishes has been charged again by the Walker Police Department. Walker Police obtained a warrant for Matthew Morris' arrest on charges of residential contractor fraud, contractor misapplication of insurance payments, insurance fraud, and extortion. ... more »
  • Going for 20 and 21 Play Video

    February 23, 2017 6:44 AM

    If the Baton Rouge area can make it to 80s degrees today, that would continue to stretch a record count for the winter months. Previously, the most days over 80 degrees recorded in a winter came from December 1956 to February 1957 with 17. Up to date, this winter has... more »
  • Front through but more 80s on the way Play Video

    February 22, 2017 6:59 AM

    Even through a front has passed the region, temperatures will not change much. In fact, the record setting 80s of winter 2016-17 are again expected on Thursday and Friday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Morning clouds will give way to a mostly sunny sky during the afternoon and... more »
  • Storms, tornadoes damage dozens of homes in San Antonio area

    February 20, 2017 8:49 AM

    SAN ANTONIO - At least three tornadoes have hit parts of San Antonio and its suburbs, damaging dozens of homes but causing no major injuries. A National Weather Service survey team confirmed that a tornado struck a residential area about 5 miles north of downtown around midnight Sunday. San Antonio... more »
  • Rain expected for Friday Evening events Play Video

    February 17, 2017 7:02 AM

    Even with showers in the forecast tonight, a packed weekend of events couldn’t ask for a much better February forecast—especially when it comes to temperatures. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Clouds will increase quickly on Friday with temperatures making it into the upper 60s. Showers are expected to... more »
  • HUD approves plan for appropriation of flood relief money

    February 16, 2017 8:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development had approved the first part of an action plan on how to use flood recovery money. The first appropriation is for about $438 million. "This is great news for nearly 200,000 families who were impacted by historic... more »
  • Krewe of Artemis, LSU Baseball may be dodging showers Play Video

    February 16, 2017 6:39 AM

    Thursday Morning could be one of if not the last taste of wintry temperatures this season. On average, the last freeze occurs around Feb. 24. At this point, the last freeze registered in Baton Rouge was on January 8. Previously, the earliest, last freeze of the season came on January... more »
  • So this is what winter feels like Play Video

    February 15, 2017 6:56 AM

    Generally quiet weather will carry into another weekend of Mardi Gras parades and the LSU Baseball opener. However, do expect a fast warming trend after cool temperatures today and tomorrow. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Quieter weather is on tap for Wednesday. After plenty of cloud cover, some... more »
  • An evening date with rain and storms

    February 14, 2017 7:17 AM

    Strong storms are possible this evening prior to a cooler and quieter second half of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: After a dry beginning, clouds are expected to increase through Valentine’s Day and showers and thunderstorms may disrupt some plans later. As of now, timing brings... more »
  • The date could be a little rocky Play Video

    February 13, 2017 7:20 AM

    A weak front passed through last night and it has knocked our temperatures down a peg, but still not to seasonable levels. The risk for strong thunderstorms returns Tuesday Night. The format this time should be a little different than last week’s tornado outbreak—with a line or cluster of storms... more »
  • Good to be king, good to be in Louisiana

    February 10, 2017 7:02 AM

    The theme for the Krewe of Orion parade this year can be tweaked just a bit to describe how many feel about living in the bayou state! While some dig out of snow in the Northeastern United States, we'll put on shorts this weekend. Mainly dry and warmer than average... more »
  • Weak and short La Nina fades away; climate shifts to neutral

    February 9, 2017 9:14 AM

    WASHINGTON - - La Nina, we hardly knew ye. U.S. weather forecasters said Thursday the cool flip side to the climate phenomenon El Nino has faded away. The La Nina episode lasted only four months and was among the weakest and shortest on record, coming on the heels of one... more »
  • Front brings seasonable feel locally, snow to northeast Play Video

    February 9, 2017 7:05 AM

    A cold front arrives today on the heels of Tuesday’s severe weather outbreak. The same storm system will be responsible for heavy snow and significant travel delays in the Northeastern United States—take note if you will be flying on Thursday or Friday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your... more »
  • PHOTOS: Stories of survival shared, rebuilding starts day after twister in Ascension

    February 8, 2017 12:40 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE – People mixed survival stories with tales of plans to rebuild as people met on the streets of this Ascension Parish community Wednesday. Hours after a twister tore through Donaldsonville, people are taking note of what's left, thankful there were no deaths and pondering their next steps. By... more »

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