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Monday PM Forecast: midweek front to bring storms, cooler temps

Posted 5:39 PM 10/25/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Warm conditions will continue until a strong cold front barrels through around midweek. A few severe thunderstorms are possible along that front.

Next 24 Hours: A weak boundary pushed through the Capital Area on Monday with little fanfare. However, a slight change in wind (More)


A Warm Monday Threatens Record High Temps, Big Changes Coming Mid Week

Posted 6:26 PM 10/24/2021 by Meteorologist Keller Watts

Tonight: Expect areas of patchy fog tonight, but no fog advisories should be necessary. Mostly clear skies will allow the formation of fog and drop temperatures to the upper 60s to near 70 at sunrise. A minimal chance for rain at less than ten percent exists in the overnight (More)


Thursday PM Forecast: warm, drier through Saturday

Posted 6:01 PM 10/21/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Generally  calm weather will lead us into the weekend. Thermometers will remain warm by late October standards.

Next 24 Hours: A weakening front will move into the area tonight. It is not expected to make a major impact. Therefore, expect mostly clear skies with some (More)


Wednesday PM Forecast: trending drier

Posted 3:10 AM 10/21/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

For the first time in more than two weeks, rain measured up over parts of the WBRZ Weather Forecast Area. A weak front will barely cross the area on Thursday bringing some slight changes to the weather into the weekend.

Next 24 Hours: Showers are expected to decrease in (More)


Tuesday PM Forecast: humidity, showers return tomorrow

Posted 5:15 AM 10/20/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The fall feel will depart tonight. With returning humidity will come a few rounds of showers and thunderstorms for the middle of the week.

Next 24 Hours: With a steady shift to southeast winds, humidity (dew point temperatures) will slowly climb overnight. Wednesday will (More)


Monday PM Forecast: weather changes begin later Tuesday

Posted 5:25 AM 10/19/2021 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Temperatures will gradually warm in the days ahead. While warmth and humidity will not return to levels felt last week, it will be enough to rile up some showers and thunderstorms.

Next 24 Hours: One more comfortable night is on tap and mostly clear skies and light, east (More)


Sunday PM Forecast: Another fall-like day Monday, warming up by Tuesday

Posted 4:49 AM 10/18/2021 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

The Next 24 Hours: Metro airport in Baton Rouge recorded a low temperature of 46 degrees around 7am, making today the coolest since April 22! Temperatures will drop into the low 50s Monday morning, so be prepared to grab a light jacket out the door tomorrow. Highs warm back (More)


Saturday PM Forecast: Fall weather is here for the weekend

Posted 5:45 PM 10/16/2021 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

The Next 24 Hours: After sunset this evening, temperatures will quickly drop into the 50s. Long sleeves and maybe even a light jacket will be needed tonight. Winds are expected to subside overnight. Calm winds in combination with clear skies will allow temperatures to cool (More)


Friday PM Forecast: Cold front arrives tonight

Posted 9:53 AM 10/16/2021 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

The Next 24 Hours: This evening a passing shower or storm is likely, so a few will have to dodge rain at times. Overall, most will get by just fine. The main line of rain associated with the cold front will arrive between 11pm-2am. There will be a broken line of showers and (More)


Cold front vs. Cool front?

Cold front vs. Cool front?

Posted 5:48 PM 10/14/2021 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

A cold front is defined as the transition zone where a cold air mass is replacing a warmer air mass.Typically, the air behind a cold front is much drier and cooler than the air ahead of it. Temperatures can drop more than 15 degrees within the first hour.There are cases (More)

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