77°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Pat's Column

Pat Shingleton: "Pebbles and Meteors..."
Pat Shingleton: "Lighthouses and Anniversaries..."
On this date in 1766, a powerful hurricane leveled the tiny village of Trois-Islets on the island of Martinique. Joseph-Gaspard Tascher was one of the island's wealthy planters and suffered... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, August 12 2020 Aug 12, 2020 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:33:05 PM CDT August 12, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
On this date in 1927, two young men were resting near a stream in the Tatra mountains bordering Slovakia and Poland. Suddenly stones began falling from the sky, splashing into... More >>
2 days ago Tuesday, August 11 2020 Aug 11, 2020 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:28:07 PM CDT August 11, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
This weekend marks the anniversary in 1789 when the First Congress federalized existing lighthouses. Built by the colonists, funds were appropriated for lighthouses, beacons and buoys. The lighthouse safely directed... More >>
6 days ago Friday, August 07 2020 Aug 7, 2020 Friday, August 07, 2020 6:47:19 PM CDT August 07, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column

Grid
List
“You kids get out in that yard and pick-up those balls gloves, they’re gonna get waterlogged.” Those were Mom’s instructions... More >>
1 month ago Saturday, July 11 2020 Jul 11, 2020 Saturday, July 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT July 11, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
With another Heat Advisory posted, limit your outdoor work routines and exercise. Frequent breaks are suggested with lots of H2O.... More >>
1 month ago Friday, July 10 2020 Jul 10, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT July 10, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
In the old days, French peasants would carry " thunderstones ," or pierres de tonnerre , in their pockets to... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, July 09 2020 Jul 9, 2020 Thursday, July 09, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT July 09, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
Officials from the Mosquito Abatement Department will increase spraying operations and making random home inspections, compliments of three days of... More >>
1 month ago Wednesday, July 08 2020 Jul 8, 2020 Wednesday, July 08, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT July 08, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
In my daily review of Smiley Anders Column, entitles "The Smiley Anders Column," a reader corrected him on the difference... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, July 02 2020 Jul 2, 2020 Thursday, July 02, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT July 02, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days