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7/28/2021

Wildfire smoke lowering Baton Rouge area air quality

Wildfire smoke lowering Baton Rouge area air quality

Posted 6:12 PM 7/28/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Over the last few days, parts of Louisiana have been dealing with an unexpected increase in ozone formation and therefore lower air quality. It has become poor enough that those with breathing sensitivities may want to limit time outside.

Warm temperatures and mostly sunny skies have (More)

7/27/2021

VIDEO: heavy storm dumps inches of rain on Baton Rouge

Posted 8:36 PM 7/27/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

On Tuesday evening, a heavy thunderstorm dropped 3 to 4 inches of rain on Baton Rouge in just over an hour. A time lapse captured by the WBRZ Towercam shows the dark clouds unloading rain over north Baton Rouge first before moving south over the city and I-10.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING was in (More)

7/23/2021

Saharan dust may bring colorful weekend sunsets in Louisiana

Posted 11:32 AM 7/23/2021 by Meteorologist Marisa Nuzzo

For the past several years, Saharan dust has successfully made the trek across the Atlantic and appeared here in the Southern U.S.. This year is no exception.

The smallest dust particles from the Saharan desert get swept up into a westerly atmospheric flow and this year, it will be flowing (More)

7/22/2021

Some severe thunderstorms will soon trigger wireless emergency alerts

Some severe thunderstorms will soon trigger wireless emergency alerts

Posted 6:31 PM 7/22/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

A change is coming to the way severe thunderstorm warnings are issued by the National Weather Service. Beginning on August 2, some of these warnings will trigger the Wireless Emergency Alert tone on your smartphones, similar to tornado warnings.

 

Often, people incorrectly take (More)

7/19/2021

NOAA expects La Nina to develop by fall or winter

Posted 4:51 PM 7/19/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

While the top line of a La Niña pattern usually steers conversation toward the tropics, as of late July, there may be a more pressing question for Gulf Coast residents. Will the wet weather pattern ever let up?

 

To date, Baton Rouge Metro Airport has registered 54.29 (More)

7/8/2021

Forecasters at CSU update outlook on 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Forecasters at CSU update outlook on 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Posted 9:13 PM 7/8/2021 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

In April, forecasters at Colorado State University released their first outlook on the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season predicting an above-average season.

Their latest outlook came out on July 8, where they continued to (More)

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