Conditions improving as the clean up begins
Tonight: Partly cloudy skies and muggy. Lows will be in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Winds will be 5 - 10 mph at times out of the west.
Looking Ahead: Our weather conditions remain calm through the end of the weekend. Sunday will be dry with plenty of sunshine, with highs in the upper 80s. A weak cold front is set to arrive late Monday, into Tuesday but only bring a slight drop in temperatures and humidity. Another cold front will make it here on Friday bringing a more significant drop in temperatures.
LOCAL RIVER STAGES:
- Comite: subdivisions between the Comite River and Beaver Bayou will have moderate flooding. High water will prevent recreational and industrial activity from Louisiana Highway 64 downstream to the Amite River junction.
- Amite: flooding will occur on the westernmost parts of Denham Springs. River Road at the foot of Benton Lane will flood.
OBSERVED WIND GUSTS:
All of metro Baton Rouge reporting stations recorded wind gusts well over tropical storm force for several hours last night, into the overnight hours.
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