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1/16/2022

Snow flurries spotted across south Louisiana and southwest Mississippi

Posted 2:40 PM 1/16/2022 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

Early Sunday morning, snow flurries were seen across south Louisiana and southwest Mississippi. The snow flurries were so light, they were hardly captured on radar.

While majority did not stick, it was still exciting to see!

1/13/2022

2021 was a busy, record-breaking year for weather

2021 was a busy, record-breaking year for weather

Posted 4:22 PM 1/13/2022 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

The United States was hit with 20 billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in 2021. An estimated 688 lives were lost and $145 billion in damage was done, exceeding all of the disasters in 2020. Since 1980, there were on average 7 billion-dollar disasters in the United States each (More)

1/7/2022

What is Wind Chill?

What is Wind Chill?

Posted 3:36 PM 1/7/2022 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

As temperatures begin to fall during the winter season, meteorologists will often talk about the wind chill. We will also refer to it as the "feels-like temperature" because it is how the temperature feels on your skin. The National Weather Service defines wind chill as a term used to (More)

1/3/2022

December 2021 is now the warmest on record for Baton Rouge

December 2021 is now the warmest on record for Baton Rouge

Posted 10:21 AM 1/3/2022 by WBRZ Weather Team

The warm stretch in the last week of year solidified 2021’s spot as the warmest December on record. December 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st all set records for the warmest high temperature with all four days 80° or warmer. The 29th (More)...

12/31/2021

2021 becomes 3rd wettest year on record for Baton Rouge

2021 becomes 3rd wettest year on record for Baton Rouge

Posted 8:35 AM 1/14/2022 by Meteorologist Marisa Nuzzo

Baton Rouge is set to close out the year as the third wettest year on record.

Average rainfall for one year in Baton Rouge is 61.94 inches. This year we recorded 79.87 inches, near 18 inches more than normal. 2021 wraps up as the third wettest on record behind 1989 at 88.32 inches and the (More)

12/28/2021

December, where y'at?

December, where y'at?

Posted 12:00 PM 12/28/2021 by Nicholas Lacour

Have you noticed how warm it has been lately? At least that cold front gave us a few cooler days before returning to a warm Christmas. Normally our first freeze is around Thanksgiving, and as you can see we are overdue. Winter began as it always does on 21 December (More)

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