Get prepared for severe weather: Watch the WBRZ hurricane season report throughout the weekend
BATON ROUGE - WBRZ will broadcast a series of special reports throughout the weekend showcasing how to safely manage a storm threat amid the ongoing coronavirus safeguards.
Click HERE for the WBRZ weather page with the latest information on the threat of Cristobal this weekend.
The storm special report will be seen on Friday, June 5, at 5:30 on WBTR. WBTR is seen with an antenna on 36.1; Cox channel 19 or HD 1019; Eatel channel 144. Viewers with an antenna may need to re-scan the channels before the show, click here to read more about the re-scan.
The report will be seen on WBRZ at 3 a.m. Friday with an encore presentation following at 3:30 a.m.
On WBRZ Plus, the show will be seen throughout Saturday morning in half-hour installments between 7 and nine followed by the WBRZ Morning News at nine a.m. Saturday. WBRZ Plus is available on Cox channel 11/HD 1011; Eatel channel 2, Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick; and streaming live here. WBRZ Plus is available with an antenna on channel 2.2. Click HERE for more channel locations.
The broadcast features the ways local and state officials are planning for storm response amid special orders of social distancing because of COVID-19. Reports will also reveal projects under development that could mitigate flooding and why, in some cases, the construction plans have been delayed.
Watch WBRZ newscasts for the latest on severe weather: Weekday mornings from 5 a.m. - nine; 12-1 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6-7 p.m., and 10-11 p.m. weekdays. Weekend mornings from nine-9:30; Saturdays at 6 p.m., Sundays at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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