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Heavy rain threat lower but coastal flooding continues

Posted 4:38 PM 9/22/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The remnants of Beta will produce a manageable 1 to 3 inches of rain in the Baton Rouge area through Friday. At most, some nuisance flooding could occur, but even that is unlikely. Flooding is happening and will continue for locations along the immediate coasts of the Gulf, Lake Maurepas and Lake (More)


Beta churns in Gulf, Tropical Storm Watch posted for southwest Louisiana

Posted 12:07 PM 9/19/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Cloud cover should sock the area in for the next several days. Rain chances will be low and mainly confined to areas south of I-10 over the weekend, but will ramp up due to Tropical Storm Beta next week.


Comfortable conditions as we monitor Tropical Depression 22

Posted 5:32 AM 9/18/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Tropical Depression 22 has been designated in the southwestern Gulf as Hurricane Hunters have found maximum sustained winds near 35mph. The system is expected to meander over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico through tonight before moving slowly northward on Friday and Saturday as it strengthens (More)


Sally inland, but tropics far from quiet

Sally inland, but tropics far from quiet

Posted 4:04 AM 9/17/2020 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

A weak cold front will drive some drier air into the region in time for the weekend. That front may be all that stands between the local area and yet another disturbance set to develop in the Gulf.

The Tropics: Having left behind more than 20 inches of rain (More)

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