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Saturday Morning Forecast: Heat Advisory Day 2

Posted 8:40 AM 7/24/2021 by Meteorologist Marisa Nuzzo

Day two with A HEAT ADVISORY issued for parts of the WBRZ viewing area.

THE FORECAST

Today & Tonight: Another heat advisory is out for Saturday from 10am through 6pm. The heat index will be at or near 100 degrees during that time. Be sure to (More)

Yesterday

Friday evening forecast: weekend steam, slightly better shower chances

Posted 4:53 PM 7/23/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The area did not meet the heat advisory criteria on Friday. However, it certainly was steamy with all viewing area locations spending some time with triple digit feels-like temperatures.

Next 48 Hours: A mostly clear and muggy night is ahead. Low temperatures will struggle (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)

7/21/2021

Wednesday evening forecast: trading widespread showers for steam

Posted 5:12 AM 7/22/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

What a difference 24 hours can make! The local area is getting a chance to dry out and will enter a more normal summer pattern for the foreseeable future.

Next 24 Hours: While a few rogue showers are possible through 10pm this evening, the rest of the night will be partly (More)

7/20/2021

Tuesday Evening Forecast: soggy summer pattern to change soon

Posted 5:00 AM 7/21/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Wet weather will hold on for another 24 hours or so. However, a clear pattern transition will start to take place toward the end of the week.

Next 24 Hours: A damp, muggy night is expected. Although a constant rain is not expected, scattered showers will stay in the (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)

7/18/2021

Soggy pattern moving into the new week

Posted 5:35 AM 7/19/2021 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

Tonight and Tomorrow: A few showers and thunderstorms remain possible this evening. Overnight, we'll see a mostly cloudy sky. Monday will start off mainly dry, but by the afternoon and evening expect widespread showers and storms to develop. A few may be heavy at times. Since we (More)

7/17/2021

Storms around on Sunday, rainy pattern continues next week

Posted 9:27 PM 7/17/2021 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

Tonight and Tomorrow: A few showers and storms continue this evening, but most will dry out overnight. Skies will be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 70s. Sunday, expect a repeat of today - a mostly dry morning, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs (More)

7/16/2021

Radar keeping busy this weekend

Posted 10:06 AM 7/17/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Rain will be in the forecast each day this weekend. The top line though is that neither day will be a total washout.

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Next 24 Hours: Nighttime will bring an end (More)

7/15/2021

Same pattern to play out for much of the 7-Day Forecast

Posted 7:51 PM 7/15/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The daily showers and thunderstorms will increase again over the next two days. After the weekend, a front will stall in the area to make it wetter yet!

Next 24 Hours: The daily shower machine will shut down overnight with gradually clearing skies. Low temperatures will (More)

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