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  • Cold front to bring rain then cooler temperatures Play Video

    January 22, 2018 6:39 AM

    A cold front will move through the area on Monday bringing morning showers and thunderstorms then seasonable temperatures for the remainder of the week. The next rain is not on tap until next weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Monday will be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms... more »
  • Rebounding from the wintry blast with a milder weekend Play Video

    January 19, 2018 6:34 AM

    Once thermometers climb above freezing Friday morning, they will not return for at least the next week. A mild weekend is ahead with only isolated showers possible until a cold front brings more organized rain and storms Sunday night. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Friday will warm significantly,... more »
  • Specific Ascension water customers under boil order

    January 18, 2018 6:32 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE – A boil order was issued Thursday evening for certain customers of the Ascension Consolidated Utilities District 1 but receive water from Assumption Parish. A drop in water pressure in Assumption triggered the order. Water pressure dropped as a result of a large number of water line breaks... more »
  • School districts checking campuses Thursday, planning to announce plans for reopening soon Play Video

    January 18, 2018 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Area school districts checked buildings for possible issues related to the freeze. A few small issues were reported in various school districts related to ruptured pipes or water heaters. East Baton Rouge had a contractor going school-to-school. Ascension said it had crews, too, going to... more »
  • Starting the thaw, y'all Play Video

    January 18, 2018 7:13 AM

    Sunshine and 6-9 hours above 32 degrees should allow considerable thawing on Thursday. One more freeze is expected tonight before a milder weekend. A *WIND CHILL ADVISORY* is in place for the entire forecast area until 9am Thursday morning. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur in as little as 45... more »
  • We did the math: When COULD interstates re-open?

    January 17, 2018 8:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – If highway experts' methodology on what it takes to thaw the interstates holds true, major highways closed since Tuesday evening could reopen as early as Thursday afternoon. In a live interview on WBRZ News 2 at 6:30 Wednesday evening, highway chief Shawn Wilson said it typically... more »
  • Deputy shares picture of iced squad car in Livingston Parish

    January 17, 2018 8:52 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Sheriff's deputies patrolling overnight shared images of frozen highways and even icicle hanging from their squad cars. Temperatures dropped to one degree by Wednesday morning after the windchill was factored into the forecast. Even as the sun rose, most streets were dangerously iced or slick. ... more »
  • Brutal cold creates icy roads, more freezing temps expected Play Video

    January 17, 2018 5:42 AM

    Click HERE to watch the live weather update. Bitter cold will continue through Thursday. Fortunately, no further precipitation is expected until temperatures warm up this weekend. Stay home. Highways are closed, and major roads are ice covered. Driving is next to impossible and it will take you... more »
  • Frozen precip., rapidly falling temps may create slick spots later Tuesday Play Video

    January 16, 2018 7:18 AM

    WATCH: Click here for live weather update. A cold front will push southward through the Baton Rouge area and into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday. As temperatures plummet, isolated, light rain showers will transition to snow and sleet. Bitter cold will follow. The forecast thinking... more »
  • Strawberry farmers try to save crop amidst freezing temperatures Play Video

    January 16, 2018 12:24 AM

    PONCHATOULA - Farmer Eric Morrow is hoping for the best as temperatures drop below freezing in the coming nights. "The plants will make it but the fruit may not if temperatures go down to 19 degrees as predicted," said Morrow. If the crop is lost, prices for Louisiana... more »
  • Single digit wind chills, frozen precip. prospects Play Video

    January 15, 2018 7:40 AM

    While the week will begin with slightly milder air, a major cold blast will bring temperatures rivaling that of early January for the middle of the week. There will be a brief window of opportunity for wintry precipitation, but due to the light and isolated nature of it, no impact... more »
  • Mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow takes aim at Deep South

    January 12, 2018 3:11 PM

    ATLANTA- Forecasters said a handful of counties in northwest Mississippi were under a winter storm warning - and sleet, snow and freezing rain were also possible in Louisiana and Alabama. In central Louisiana Friday morning, forecasters said parts of the state could get slick as rain was... more »
  • Back to the 4 P's, coldest Louisiana Marathon yet Play Video

    January 12, 2018 7:19 AM

    Cold and quiet weather is ahead. With a busy weekend of running in the Capital City, participants and guests of the Louisiana Marathon should plan to bundle up. In addition, Louisiana and Mississippi locals might once again make preparations for the four P’s. Have a warm place for people, pets... more »
  • Rain then back into the freezer Play Video

    January 11, 2018 7:08 AM

    After one more mild day and a shot of rain, freezing temperatures will return to the region for the upcoming weekend. A hard freeze is possible, especially north of I-12, Saturday, Sunday and Monday mornings. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Beyond morning fog, skies will remain mostly cloudy... more »
  • Pipe unwrapping time after a weekend thaw Play Video

    January 5, 2018 6:47 AM

    After a seventh straight freeze on Saturday morning, southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi temperatures will begin to moderate. No additional major cold air outbreaks are seen in the 7-Day forecast. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: This frigid week will conclude with another afternoon of with highs in the... more »
  • Frigid nights, clear afternoons leading into the weekend Play Video

    January 4, 2018 6:48 AM

    With nine, including Thursday morning, the Baton Rouge area has now registered more freezes so far this winter then all of last winter, which had seven. The latest freeze ever recorded at Metro Airport in Baton Rouge came on April 13, 1940. Freezing temperatures are also expected on Friday and... more »
  • No blanket to stop hard freeze Wednesday night Play Video

    January 3, 2018 7:05 AM

    Some snow flurries flew around the region overnight, but were isolated, did not stick and did not create any problems. Some very rare accumulating snow occurred along the Louisiana coast. Meanwhile, the bitter cold air mass will remain over the region through the end of the week. ... more »
  • Store shelves empty as cold snap continues Play Video

    January 2, 2018 11:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Space heaters and pipe covers were in short supply Tuesday at Goodwood Hardware and Outdoors off Jefferson Highway. "It kind of snuck up on us. We should have more tomorrow," said one store clerk. The last four heaters were sold out by lunch. Pipe insulation and... more »
  • Dangerous cold continues Play Video

    January 2, 2018 7:07 AM

    The second day of 2018 brings more incredibly cold temperatures and frigid wind chills due to a large arctic air mass that has fully established itself across the region. Much of the lower 48 has been in the grip of this arctic air mass for the past several days and... more »
  • Broken pipes and chilly nights in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 2, 2018 12:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Water leaked from underneath several houses near downtown Baton Rouge Monday. Freezing temperatures busted pipes, causing a wet and miserable maintenance problem for residents. "The ice froze up and busted the pipes," said a man working on South 17th Street house. "I've got to fix that,... more »
  • Rain and fog then a chill, what about that Christmas snow? Play Video

    December 21, 2017 7:41 PM

    Fog could be as thick as your Christmas gumbo until a cold front passes through the area on Saturday. A second cold front will quickly follow bringing chilly temperatures in time for the holiday. THE FORECAST: Through Saturday: Dense fog will be the main weather... more »
  • Christmas weekend weather forecast becoming clearer Play Video

    December 19, 2017 7:45 PM

    While still tricky, the general details for your weekend and Christmas forecast have become a bit clearer. Christmas is NOT expected to bring record warmth for a third straight year. A deep trough will dig into the United States bringing colder than average temperatures to much of the country. ... more »
  • Few showers today, pattern switch to wet and unsettled Play Video

    December 15, 2017 7:10 AM

    Fairly quiet weather will ensue before the pattern acts up on Sunday. A couple of rainy spells will be possible over the next 10 days. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A few showers will remain possible for the southern half of the forecast area, especially near the coast,... more »
  • Increased clouds now, increased rain chances this weekend Play Video

    December 14, 2017 7:00 AM

    Milder temperatures on Thursday will give way to another cool down on Friday. In two parts of the forecast, rain chances are increasing. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Increased cloudiness can be expected on what will otherwise be a quiet day. Temperatures will warm a bit more than... more »
  • Cool with passing clouds, then weekend rain chances Play Video

    December 13, 2017 6:58 AM

    After a frosty start, some temperature moderation is expected before another front and another reinforcing chill. We are keeping an eye on rain chances for late weekend and early next week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Temperatures will once again max out near 60 degrees. Skies will be... more »
  • Frosty temperatures, weekend showers and a look ahead Play Video

    December 12, 2017 6:35 AM

    A cold moving through the region today will send temperatures close to freezing again tonight. Yet another front is expected Friday morning. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Tuesday will be a little cooler than yesterday. While sunshine will remain, a shift in winds to the northwest behind a... more »
  • A couple of cold fronts moving through this week Play Video

    December 11, 2017 7:03 AM

    While fewer mornings with freezing conditions are expected this week, it will still be generally chilly through the next 7 days. Rain chances will be slim to nil. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Monday will be mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the mid 60s. Winds... more »
  • Springfield couple's weather pictures go viral Play Video

    December 10, 2017 7:27 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - Those who call Louisiana home are used to the unpredictable weather. One day wearing shorts, the next day needing a winter coat. One man, James Verbois, captured the extremes from his patio perch. "Periodically you get bit in Louisiana," Verbois said. "Whether it be a hurricane or... more »
  • Rare Baton Rouge area snow to be followed by a freeze Play Video

    December 8, 2017 7:29 AM

    Click HERE to watch a live update on overnight icy conditions. NEW: @NWSNewOrleans issues *HARD FREEZE WARNING* for tonight/tomorrow morning along and north of I-10. Protect people, pets, plants and pipes and be aware of ice on roads. pic.twitter.com/7P4ROVoYRc — WBRZ Weather (@WBRZweather) December 8, 2017 ... more »
  • WBRZ LIVE: Here's where to get live news, forecasts today and tomorrow

    December 7, 2017 4:05 PM

    Newscast times WBRZ's 2une-In, 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. WBRZ News 2 at Noon WBRZ News 2 at 4:00 WBRZ News 2 at 5:00 WBRZ News 2 at 6:00 WBRZ News 2 at 10:00 WBRZ News broadcasts on television Live on... more »
  • Wintry precipitation chances increase for Friday morning Play Video

    December 7, 2017 7:40 AM

    A *WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY* goes into effect at 9pm Thursday night through 12pm Friday for East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Ascension, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena and Tangipahoa Parishes as well as Wilkinson, Amite and Pike Counties. A winter weather advisory means wintry precipitation... more »
  • Some events canceled due to weather Thursday, Friday

    December 6, 2017 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Dreary, cold weather has forced some outdoor events to be canceled ahead of the weekend. Rainy and cold weather is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday – there is the possibility of colder and possibly winter-like precipitation for early Friday morning. Click HERE for the forecast .... more »
  • Quiet weekend weather, significant changes next week Play Video

    December 1, 2017 6:50 AM

    The region has cleared out and seasonable weather is expected through Saturday. Temperatures will moderate into next week with a more substantial chance for rain followed by much cooler air. The Baton Rouge area just missed registering a “top 10 driest fall” after receiving 0.78 inches of rain on... more »
  • Showers and hurricane season ending, big chill around the corner Play Video

    November 30, 2017 6:49 AM

    The chance for rain will end by Thursday afternoon followed by a sunny and seasonable weekend. The long-range forecast is beginning to look quite interesting with the possibility of rain and much colder temperatures. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Isolated showers and patchy fog will be possible early... more »
  • By the Numbers: Hurricanes shatter records in 2017

    November 29, 2017 11:55 AM

    The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season was well above average, as forecast, with multiple basin statistics ranking in the top ten through recorded history (1851). The season began early when Arlene formed on April 19 and ended when Rina dissipated on November 9. There were 17 named... more »
  • Showers may stop a top-10er, chill around the corner Play Video

    November 29, 2017 6:50 AM

    A weak, slow-moving storm system will bring isolated showers to the region on Wednesday and Thursday. This system will bring the area a slim shot at some light rain, which has been scarce this autumn. If 0.2 inches of rain does not fall before Friday, this fall will go down... more »
  • Slight warming, slight rain chances in the coming days Play Video

    November 28, 2017 6:34 AM

    Though slightly warmer, more of the same weather is ahead for Tuesday. The middle of the week will bring a slim chance at rain chances in what has become a very dry region. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Tuesday will be mainly sunny with high temperatures in the... more »
  • Moderating temperatures, next rain chance

    November 27, 2017 6:55 AM

    If it has been sounding like a repeat forecast each day for the last week, that is because there has not been much change in the weather pattern and there likely will not be for the next several days. A passing cold front over the weekend brought in a reinforcing... more »
  • Thanksgiving, Black Friday, LSU and Southern Play Video

    November 23, 2017 7:00 AM

    On this Thanksgiving, weather watchers can be thankful for quiet conditions. Chilly mornings will give way to sunny afternoons over the next several days. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thanksgiving may well be the chilliest afternoon of the extended forecast with highs struggling to reach 60 despite sunshine.... more »
  • Travel forecast, turkeys and doorbusters feeling a chill Play Video

    November 22, 2017 7:13 AM

    Keep warm frying the turkey and bundle up if you are a doorbuster. Sunshine will dominate through the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Local travel will be in fine shape for this Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Around the country, weather related delays will be possible in the Northeast,... more »
  • Showers and cold turkey

    November 21, 2017 7:10 AM

    The Baton Rouge area will warm up slightly into Tuesday; however, another front will bring a few showers and then reinforce the cold air mass soon after. A considerable chill will be in the air for Thanksgiving. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: For Tuesday, temperatures will climb a... more »
  • We might run out of adjectives for quiet, cool and nice Play Video

    November 20, 2017 7:06 AM

    Expect this week to be chilly and quiet. Monday morning will go down as one of the coldest mornings of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Monday will be chilly with a high near 62. Skies will be mainly sunny, some clouds may pass from time... more »
  • Saturday showers, pattern switch into Thanksgiving week Play Video

    November 17, 2017 6:51 AM

    A cold front will jolt thermometers back below average by Sunday. While a freeze does not seem to be upon us yet, the first 32-degree low of the fall has historically been met in the third or fourth week of November. Continue to check in as we update the tumbling... more »
  • Considerable cool down coming this weekend Play Video

    November 16, 2017 6:51 AM

    The end of the week will bring moderating temperatures. A strong cold front will put an end to that trend over the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday afternoon will be mostly sunny and mild with high temperatures in the upper 70s. Winds will be light and... more »
  • Proposed taxes could improve drainage in Livingston Parish Play Video

    November 15, 2017 9:07 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Voters will soon be deciding on whether they want to hand over more money to the government for improved drainage. Saturday's ballot includes new property and sales taxes to improve the drainage system in Killian, Springfield and Albany. The parish has already outlined three drainage... more »
  • Moderating temperatures ahead of the next chill Play Video

    November 15, 2017 6:54 AM

    Wednesday will bring more weather that is seasonable before a slight warming trend begins on Thursday and Friday. The next cold front will bring more significant changes this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Another nice afternoon is on tap for Wednesday. With light and easterly winds, and... more »
  • The next cold front and a peek at Thanksgiving week Play Video

    November 14, 2017 6:41 AM

    Cool morning and pleasant afternoons are ahead. Skies will remain mostly clear. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Tuesday should feel great with high temperatures in the low 70s beneath mostly sunny skies. Winds will be light and northeasterly. Another cool and clear night is on tap with low... more »
  • Weak front moving through today Play Video

    November 13, 2017 6:46 AM

    This week will bring quiet weather. Rain chances are out until next weekend and temperatures will be seasonable ahead of some slight warming Thursday and Friday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Monday will bring mostly sunny skies with passing clouds as a weak cold front moves across... more »
  • Take a jacket with you Saturday Play Video

    November 10, 2017 6:34 AM

    A generally quiet and seasonable weekend is ahead. Rain chances are not zero, but very low. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Friday afternoon will bring sunshine and highs near 70. Winds will be light and northerly. Bring a jacket to any high school football games or outdoor events... more »
  • Sun, cool temperatures return Play Video

    November 9, 2017 6:49 AM

    Sunshine will return on Thursday afternoon. Seasonable temperatures are expected over the next several days. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Clouds and showers will quickly exit the area on Thursday morning. Skies will clear from north to south with sun in southwest Mississippi as early as mid-morning, the... more »
  • Grab the umbrella, layers to add Play Video

    November 8, 2017 6:52 AM

    A cold front will move into the region on Wednesday. Cooler air will arrive in by Thursday morning. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A cold front will move very slowly across the WBRZ Weather Forecast Area on Wednesday, causing rather gloomy conditions. Skies will be overcast with scattered... more »
  • Records and Rina, Red Stick ready for changes Play Video

    November 7, 2017 6:45 AM

    After near record warmth on Tuesday a cold front will arrive on Wednesday. More seasonable weather will follow. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A repeat warm afternoon is ahead on Tuesday with temperatures in the mid 80s beneath partly sunny skies. Such numbers are almost 10 degrees above... more »
  • Mild start to the week, cold front on the way Play Video

    November 6, 2017 6:59 AM

    Morning fog and afternoon warmth continue through Tuesday. A cold front will bring showers and cooler temperatures for the middle and end of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: The new week will begin with partly sunny skies and an afternoon high temperature in the low to... more »
  • Foggy mornings, mild afternoons

    November 3, 2017 7:05 AM

    An unseasonably warm weekend is ahead. However, though not impossible, showers are unlikely. A *DENSE FOG ADVISORY* will be in place for part of the area through 10am Friday. *DENSE FOG ADVISORY* for the shaded area. Take it easy driving and check with @WBRZtraffic... more »
  • Wednesdays bust, umbrellas no longer a must

    November 2, 2017 7:00 AM

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms remain possible through Friday. Don’t go canceling plans though as activity will be scarce. Yikes. Wednesday’s forecast did not play out as expected. The forecast called for “scattered” activity mainly north of Baton Rouge and I-10. Measurable rain was anticipated for 40 percent of... more »
  • The second severe weather season

    November 1, 2017 12:04 PM

    As the calendar flips to November, the Gulf South moves into the middle of what is known as the second severe weather season . Often, thunderstorms and tornadoes are associated with spring; but as periodic cold fronts move in from the north, a clash with lingering warmth and humidity can... more »
  • No washouts expected but umbrellas will be needed Play Video

    November 1, 2017 6:48 AM

    While no washouts are expected in the days ahead, a few bouts of showers and thunderstorms could inconvenience some after school activities and drive times. Thermometers will start to climb above average. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Wednesday will begin a gloomier pattern in the... more »
  • Weather to provide a great evening for trick-or-treating Play Video

    October 31, 2017 6:42 AM

    After a dry Halloween, rain will return to the forecast for the rest of the week. Milder temperatures are on the way as well. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Halloween will bring mostly sunny skies and seasonable temperatures. Expect high temperatures in the mid to upper 70s with... more »
  • Dry, milder through Halloween Play Video

    October 30, 2017 7:01 AM

    Monday and Halloween will remain sunny, but some showers return to the forecast midweek. The chill will get out of here for the week ahead. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your new week starts on a chilly note, but ample sunshine and a wind shift to the south... more »
  • Friday night rain, chilly weekend to follow Play Video

    October 27, 2017 6:46 AM

    A cold front will bring showers and thunderstorms into the area as the week finishes. Temperatures will be sharply cooler over the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: On Friday, temperatures will again climb into the upper 70s before a cold front pushes into the... more »
  • Bad timing on showers, then a chill Play Video

    October 26, 2017 6:37 AM

    After a brief warm-up, showers and thunderstorms will lead a cold front into the area Friday night. The coldest air so far this season will follow. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: More sunshine is expected for Thursday as high temperatures moderate a bit, getting into the upper 70s.... more »
  • Cool temperatures today, 30s possible this weekend Play Video

    October 25, 2017 6:50 AM

    Chilly mornings and sunny afternoons will lead the local weather into Friday. Then another cold front returns the chance of showers and ushers in the coldest air so far this fall. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Wednesday will be the coolest afternoon of the week with highs struggling... more »
  • Baton Rouge area to keep on staying cool Play Video

    October 24, 2017 6:37 AM

    A mainly clear week is ahead. Two cold fronts between Tuesday and the weekend will result in continued below average temperatures and possibly the coldest air so far this fall. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Another cold front will pass through the area on Tuesday. This one will... more »
  • Front through, two more on the way Play Video

    October 23, 2017 6:43 AM

    Our weather pattern has changed, and it is not finished yet. Another front will pass through the Baton Rouge area over the next 24 hours and this one will reinforce cool air that has already pushed into the region. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Actually, the new week... more »
  • Unsettled weekend weather, more cool temps to follow Play Video

    October 20, 2017 7:05 AM

    Humidity will return for a rather unsettled, wet weekend. Shower dodging will be rewarded by another punch of cool, dry, fall air for the middle of next week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Weather will start to transition on this final day of the workweek. High temperatures will... more »
  • NOAA: warmer, drier winter expected in the Baton Rouge area

    October 19, 2017 11:26 AM

    According to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi can expect warmer and drier than average weather this winter. The outlook comes from the agency’s annual long-term winter forecast, which was issued on Thursday. Typical winter highs and lows for the Baton Rouge area are about 64... more »
  • Rain likely this weekend, another cool shot to follow Play Video

    October 19, 2017 6:45 AM

    Enjoy one more day of sunny, dry conditions. Humidity and rain chances will be creeping back up through Saturday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will be mostly sunny and a touch warmer with highs ticking just above average in the low 80s. Winds will be light and... more »
  • Nice for now, watching the weekend forecast Play Video

    October 18, 2017 7:07 AM

    Temperatures will slowly climb above average through the end of the week. Rain is in the forecast for this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Wednesday looks like another good one. Sunshine will fill afternoon skies as thermometers chug upward into the low 80s. Winds will be light... more »
  • Coolest temperatures so far this fall Play Video

    October 17, 2017 7:07 AM

    Thermometers will reach seasonable readings through the week, with just a slight return of humidity by Friday. The next chance for rain will hold off until Saturday. As of 6am, the thermometer at Metro Airport in Baton Rouge reached 49 degrees, the first reading in the 40s since May... more »
  • A taste of fall arrives

    October 16, 2017 7:14 AM

    A cold front will move southeastward into the Gulf of Mexico today, allowing the first true taste of fall this season. Cooler and drier air will be in place through the middle of the week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Some early clouds and showers will quickly clear... more »
  • Sweating in the stadium, refreshments served Sunday night Play Video

    October 13, 2017 6:29 AM

    The week will end dry and hot. A cold front will offer much cooler and drier air by early next week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Friday will be sunny with highs temperatures near 90 degrees. Humidity will still be in check. Overnight will be clear with low... more »
  • Hot days ahead of the next cold front, Ophelia sets a record Play Video

    October 12, 2017 7:06 AM

    Lower humidity will be felt over the next few days, but make no mistake; afternoons will still be hot. The next good chance for a cool down will come early next week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thursday will be sunny and warm but not as humid as... more »
  • Cold front moving through today, another next week Play Video

    October 11, 2017 6:59 AM

    Monday and Tuesday morning paired up for back-to-back record warm low temperatures at 74 and 76 respectively. Although lows will dip into the 60s over the coming days, afternoons will be just as hot. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Wednesday will be partly sunny with slightly lower humidity.... more »
  • Cold front coming, cooler air is not Play Video

    October 10, 2017 6:58 AM

    A weak cold front will slide across the area Tuesday into Wednesday. Little change in temperatures is expected, although humidity may come down a bit. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Tuesday will bring another chance of showers and thunderstorms, as a cold front moves into the region. Measurable... more »
  • LSU flies over Nate following Saturday win

    October 8, 2017 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE – After their win against Florida Saturday night, the LSU football team had to deal with another foe: the flight home through Nate. Here's #LSU 's team plane. It is, presumably, flying over a hurricane. pic.twitter.com/ytNKP1t7eQ — Ross Dellenger (@RossDellenger) October 8, 2017 An... more »
  • WATCH LIVE: Next newscast is at 5:30, 10:00 Sunday evening

    October 7, 2017 9:53 PM

    CLICK HERE TO WATCH EVENING NEWSCASTS COVERING THE LATEST ON NATE Saturday WBRZ News 2 at NINE WBRZ News 2 at 10:00 Sunday WBRZ 2une-In at 7 a.m. WBRZ News 2 at 5:30 WBRZ News 2 at 10:00 News repeats... more »
  • Red Cross opens hurricane evacuation shelter

    October 7, 2017 10:34 AM

    HAMMOND - One shelter opened in Tangipahoa Parish Saturday for people looking for better shelter as Hurricane Nate takes aim at the Gulf Coast. Two additional shelters will also open in Washington Parish later in the day. CLICK HERE FOR THE FORECAST CENTER Tangipahoa Parish OPEN... more »
  • Saturday programming for football, Nate coverage

    October 6, 2017 6:37 PM

    WBRZ will broadcast extended newscasts this weekend to pass along important information dealing with the weather system Nate. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST FORECAST WBRZ newscasts SATURDAY EVENING: WBRZ News 2 at 6:00 WBRZ News 2 at NINE (seen on antenna channel 2.2; cable channels... more »
  • Riverside communities take precautions ahead of Nate Play Video

    October 6, 2017 6:24 PM

    SPRINGFIELD – Some people along popular boating areas have removed boats from the water or secured them ahead of a potential impact from Nate this weekend. People in the Riverscape neighborhood of Livingston Parish spent Friday planning for rising water. Already, water is higher than usual and they don't... more »
  • Some evacuate to Ascension to escape Nate Play Video

    October 6, 2017 6:17 PM

    GONZALES - As people here make plans for possible impact of rain bands from Nate, some are spending the weekend in Ascension Parish having left low-lying areas of Louisiana. "Back home, the water is rising," Robert Ferrygood said Friday as he spent the afternoon fishing. He and his wife... more »
  • National Guard positions resources in Baton Rouge, other areas ahead of Nate landfall

    October 6, 2017 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - High water vehicles are stationed in Baton Rouge and five other parishes as the state prepares for Nate. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST FORECAST The Louisiana National Guard has mobilized approximately 650 soldiers. The soldiers are ready to respond to potential flooding and wind damage... more »
  • Cruise ship passenger records rocky waves in Gulf Play Video

    October 6, 2017 1:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – Cruise ship passengers are experiencing rough conditions in the Gulf of Mexico due to Nate. Video posted Friday morning by passengers on a ship sailing from New Orleans toward Mexico recorded high waves and a slightly rocking ship. The video appears to be recording conditions as... more »

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