Latest Weather Blog
Monday morning video forecast
Expect quiet weather to begin your new week. Temperatures will gradually moderate 2-3 degrees each day through Wednesday.
Today and Tonight: Mostly sunny skies are ahead for your Monday. Thermometers will warm into the 50s by mid-morning and reach the upper 60s and low 70s this afternoon. There may be some passing high clouds from time to time, but of no consequence. Remember that it will get dark before 6pm now that we have returned to standard time. Overnight will be partly cloudy with lows near 50.
Up Next: High pressure and easterly wind flow will remain in control of area weather, keeping conditions dry and cool through Tuesday. Nice weather should continue on Wednesday as well, even though the mechanism to maintain easterly winds will change from a ridge to a weak trough crossing the Gulf of Mexico. The next storm system to affect the area will come on Thursday and Friday. Southerly winds in advance will push moisture onshore. Instability should stay rather limited, with only a slight chance of an isolated storm north of I-10. However, a cold front will cause wet weather for a 36-hour stretch Thursday through Friday morning. Behind the front, cool and dry conditions will be back for the weekend.
The Tropics: For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. November is the last official month of hurricane season.
An upper level ridge will maintain easterly winds and dry air through Tuesday. An upper level trough will cross the northern Gulf on Wednesday and this feature will also keep an easterly component to the wind field. As a result, tranquil weather will continue through the middle of the week. A frontal system will move into the region on Thursday. Fortunately, instability will be rather limited for this cold front and only a few thunderstorms will be in the mix with the associated rainfall Thursday morning to Friday morning. Another dry and cool weekend is expected.
The WBRZ Weather Team is here for you, on every platform. Your weather updates can be found on News 2, wbrz.com, and the WBRZ WX App. on Apple and Android devices. Follow WBRZ Weather on Facebook and Twitter for even more weather updates while you are on the go.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Burning car shuts down I-12 East near Millerville Road
Mississippi River boat crash leaves one injured, one missing
Beloved snowball stand in Central back open for summer in new location
Wreath-laying ceremony, boat blessing in Pointe Coupee honors fallen heroes
Ferris wheel breaks down with passengers on board at Jambalaya Festival
LSU president reminisces during team trip to DC
Southern baseball sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff to finish out regular season
A candid conversation with Kim Mulkey - Watch the half-hour special on...
Channel 2's Best Bet$: NBA Playoffs
Weeks after selection in WNBA draft, LSU Tigers cut from pro teams