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  • Stretch of dry weather begins

    April 9, 2014 5:44 AM

    Bountiful sunshine can be expected on account of a high pressure system centered in Eastern Texas. The clockwise surface wind flow around the high will result in light northerly winds which will serve to hold afternoon highs a bit below average in the lower 70s. Clear skies and light winds... more »
  • Warmer, more humid

    April 2, 2014 5:34 AM

    Like Tuesday, morning fog and low clouds will give way to an afternoon sky of mixed clouds and sun. Temperatures and humidity will continue their gradual increase with highs in the lower 80s and dew points entering an uncomfortable range in the mid 60s. Southerly winds of about 10mph will... more »
  • Cold exiting, clouds returning

    March 26, 2014 5:36 AM

    Though winds will become southerly, incoming clouds working with the cold start to our Wednesday may actually keep thermometers cooler than Tuesday. Look for a high temperature in the lower to middle 60s with skies becoming overcast. The breezes that whipped around some of that pesky pollen on Tuesday have... more »
  • Weak cold front today

    March 19, 2014 5:30 AM

    Expect passing clouds beneath the weak cold front that will drop through our area. Daylong cloud cover is not expected and times of sunshine can be anticipated. Anytime a front moves through, rain can't be entirely ruled out but with very little moisture, no more than a sprinkle or light... more »
  • Scattered Showers

    March 6, 2014 5:44 AM

    An upper level trough is swinging through the area and triggering scattered rain showers. This, plus ongoing cloud cover will make for a fairly dreary day. Rain activity will start to break apart during the afternoon, but skies should be slow to clear. Given the obstructed skies and a northerly... more »
  • Rain returns

    March 5, 2014 6:17 AM

    Though a day later than many would like, alas our weather is trending quieter. The surface low pressure system responsible for the wintry Mardi Gras is positioned off to our south in the Gulf of Mexico and is slowly lifting northeastward. Most of the precipitation with this system has fallen... more »
  • Unseasonably warm and humid

    February 19, 2014 6:39 AM

    Once the latest round of fog fades away, a little more blue sky than previous days should be revealed. With added radiation from the sun, thermometers will take a run at 80°. It may feel a little more like April than February out there as well because dew points will... more »
  • Storm exiting

    February 12, 2014 5:37 AM

    We'll remain quite chilly in the near term. Save for lingering rain showers through mid-morning, today will be much drier. Also, expect gradual clearing this afternoon, but it will still be brisk and cool with northerly winds keeping highs in the 40s. As high pressure starts to build into the... more »
  • Improvements after a soaker

    February 5, 2014 6:32 AM

    Wacky behavior from our weather yesterday as heavy rains put a damper on the evening commute. The heaviest pocket of rain seemed to be centered on the northeast end of Baton Rouge. National Weather Service Mesonet observations displayed the highest amounts in Millersville and Baker with just under 2" during... more »
  • The deep freeze

    January 28, 2014 7:18 PM

    While the storm has passed, very cold temperatures mean the icy hazards will be slow to diminish. Wednesday will be just bitterly cold with morning wind chill values into the single digits as winds gust. After starting the day off with near record low readings in the upper teens... more »
  • Soggy start to 2014

    January 1, 2014 5:44 AM

    A surface low pressure is scraping by the Louisiana coastline. This storm system has been the culprit for a few days of cloud cover and now some rain showers as we kick off 2014. Expect showers to become more numerous as the day progresses with a time of steady rain... more »
  • Warmer, more mild and still calm

    December 18, 2013 6:26 AM

    High pressure remains the main player in our local weather through tomorrow. With that high passing to our northeast now, the clockwise flow around the high has shifted our surface winds to the southeast. The result is an onshore flow, or warmer, more humid air coming in from the Gulf... more »
  • Clear and cooler than average

    October 23, 2013 6:02 AM

    High pressure just to our west has set up a slightly cooler than average and calm weather pattern. Expect clear skies to prevail as the high promotes sinking air-- of course we need rising air to see any kind of cloud development. The result will be sun and blue sky... more »
  • Cold front brings changing weather today

    October 16, 2013 6:44 AM

    Though clouds and the first sign of rain are behind schedule, I still expect both to arrive today. A cold front remains well west of the area, barely into the northwest corner of Louisiana. As the day goes on, the cold front will drop to the southeast allowing moisture to... more »
  • People question why truck was spraying substance into the air Play Video

    July 17, 2013 9:36 PM

    HAMMOND - Some people staying at a hotel are confused about why a tanker truck was releasing gas into the air in a parking lot. "It sounded as if it was an airplane crashing, extremely loud, high decibel level," Jeffrey Hines said. He was staying at the hotel off... more »
  • Pelosi to announce plans on Wednesday

    November 13, 2012 2:23 PM

    WASHINGTON- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says she'll announce Wednesday whether she'll continue in her current position or step down after her party failed to gain the 25 seats it needed to win the House majority. When a few undecided races are called, Democrats will gain less than half of that... more »
  • More than 500 laws to take effect Wednesday

    July 31, 2012 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than 500 new laws take effect Wednesday. Among the changes, impersonating someone on Facebook and other online sites can land someone in jail. Selling dogs and cats along roadsides or at flea markets is banned. Everyone in a sport utility vehicle must wear a seat belt.... more »
  • Louisiana Nursery damaged in storm Play Video

    March 21, 2012 1:50 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Workers at Louisiana Nursery on LA 42 are literally picking up the pieces. The wind and rain tore through all three acres of the garden center. Store Manager Earl Risch says, " It was just a massive blow or wind and rain... Kind of gives you... more »
  • I-12 lane closure set for Wednesday

    February 21, 2012 2:58 PM

    A traffic alert for drivers heading toward Livingston Parish on Wednesday. The left exit lane on the off-ramp from I-12 to O'neal Lane will be closed between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Crews willl be moving equipment into place for installation of bridge girders. Motorists are encouraged... more »
  • A cold front moves through this morning

    February 8, 2012 5:09 AM

    Good Wednesday Morning! A cold front will sweep across the Baton Rouge area this morning. You will hardly notice when it moves through as we will only have some clouds and a shift in the winds. By this afternoon we will have partly cloudy skies and it will be another... more »
  • Special council meeting to be held following abrupt end of Wednesday meeting

    September 28, 2011 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A special meeting of the Metro Council will be called to finish business leftover by a sudden end to Wednesday's council meeting because of a lack of a quorum. The council was just starting to address the million dollar Galvez Plaza project, and a deal discussed between... more »
  • Huge oak to move Wednesday

    May 8, 2011 11:02 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La.- Weather permitting, a huge oak tree in Iberia Parish will be moved this week about 1 ½ miles from the spot where it has stood for about 150 years. Jonathan Judice, vice president of Environmental Design Inc., says the weather must be dry and still. He... more »
  • Baton Rouge man dies in I-10 Accident

    August 19, 2010 10:39 AM

    State police say a 58-year old Baton Rouge man has died in an accident on Interstate 10 in St. John the Baptist Parish. Troopers say James Blender was run off the interstate late last night. He hit several trees and his car caught on fire. No other passengers... more »
  • Fire at Cortana Mall

    August 11, 2010 5:17 AM

    Fire officials responded to a fire at the Cortana Mall. It was reported around 3 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators have not released any information on the fire or if there is any damage. more »
  • Klan leader pleads guilty in killing

    May 5, 2010 1:12 PM

    A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to killing an Oklahoma woman during a Ku Klux Klan initiation. Raymond Foster of Bogalusa was immediately sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for second-degree murder by state District Judge Peter Garcia. Cynthia Lynch, a Klan recruit from Tulsa, Okla., was shot... more »

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