Posted 4:13 PM 9/26/2023 by Meteorologist Balin Rogers
The drought we have seen in Louisiana over the past 3 months has been an unusual one. We are currently over 7 inches below what we normally get in terms of rainfall and this is causing some impacts we do not usually see in the State of Louisiana. First, we have seen many wildfires across the (More)
Posted 4:47 PM 9/19/2023 by Meteorologist Balin Rogers
The hot and dry conditions we have had all summer long have caused a threat that we do not usually see in the Louisiana. That is the threat of wildfires. There have been several large wildfires across the state throughout the summer. Some of these have spread to more than 50,000 acres! Around the (More)
Posted 5:30 PM 9/14/2023 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus
For the first time in 99 days, Metro Airport in Baton Rouge failed to reach a high temperatures of 90 degrees or higher. At 89 degrees, Thursday saw the lowest high temperature since June 6.
99 straight days of highs at 90 degrees or higher is a new record for the Baton Rouge Area (More)
Posted 7:59 PM 9/11/2023 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus
As August comes to a close, the Capital Area says goodbye to climatological summer and one that will go down in the history books as the hottest on record, and it was not even close. Almost any measurable heat stat broke records by a wide margin. Often, long duration temperature records are (More)
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