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Saturday PM Forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely tonight in advance of strong cold front

Posted 5:42 PM 12/9/2023 by Meteorologist Balin Rogers

Showers and thunderstorms will be likely tonight as a strong cold front passes through southeast Louisiana. This will drastically lower our temperatures on Sunday. 

Tonight & Tomorrow: Rain will be likely tonight in advance of a strong cold front. The most likely (More)


Friday PM Forecast: A strong cold front arrives over the weekend

Posted 7:38 AM 12/9/2023 by Meteorologist Malcolm Byron

Both temperatures and humidity continue to climb on Saturday ahead of our next cold front. That front might also bring some storms to the capital region, especially after dark on Saturday. For the second half of the weekend, things turn much cooler. In fact, Baton Rouge might make a run for the (More)


Thursday PM Forecast: Warm afternoons ahead before cold front arrives Saturday night

Posted 6:21 AM 12/8/2023 by Meteorologist Emma Kate Cowan

To close out the workweek, temperatures gradually warm and will be almost 15° above average ahead of a cold front that arrives on Saturday. While it won't be a complete washout of a day, by Saturday evening, showers and storms will make their way through SE Louisiana. 


Wednesday PM Forecast: Frost territory for many tonight

Posted 5:07 AM 12/7/2023 by Meteorologist Emma Kate Cowan

Temperatures will drop into the 30s across Louisiana this evening. Some areas, especially north of the capital city, could see patches of frost early on Thursday. Temperatures then gradually warm until a strong cold front arrives on Saturday bringing with it showers and storms. 


Tuesday PM Forecast: Even cooler temperatures on the way ahead of next storm system

Posted 5:30 AM 12/6/2023 by Meteorologist Emma Kate Cowan

A weak and dry cold front welcomes cooler temperatures to the state overnight. Temperatures by Thursday could allow for frost to form around parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. This weekend, warmer air returns as well as the chance for showers and storms. 

Tonight & (More)


50 Years Ago: tornadoes cut through Capital City, much of Louisiana

50 Years Ago: tornadoes cut through Capital City, much of Louisiana

Posted 8:06 PM 12/4/2023 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus & Meteorologist Balin Rogers

BATON ROUGE - 50 years ago Monday, a strong tornado touched down in the Capital City before tracking 39 miles to Amite City, injuring 3 and causing over $2 million in damage. The twister was one of several to touch down across the state.

On December 3, 1973, a tornado initially touched (More)


Sunday PM Forecast: Fog possible tomorrow morning, cooler temperatures this week

Posted 8:03 AM 12/4/2023 by Meteorologist Balin Rogers

Tomorrow morning could have some areas of patchy fog. This week will have cool temperatures with highs in the 60's and lows in the 40's. Our next storm system could arrive this upcoming Saturday.

Tonight & Tomorrow: Tonight, we will bottom out around 51 degrees under (More)


Saturday PM Forecast: Dry and mild conditions return

Posted 7:17 AM 12/3/2023 by Meteorologist Emma Kate Cowan

After much needed rain the past few days, Sunday will see lingering clouds around with mild conditions in place. No rain is expected over the next week.

Tonight & Tomorrow: As cloud cover lingers into the overnight hours, temperatures remain a bit mild and will dip (More)


UPDATE: A Tornado Watch is in effect for southeast Louisiana until 4am Saturday

Posted 11:39 PM 12/1/2023 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus, Meteorologist Malcolm Byron

The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH for East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Livingston, Ascension, Tangipahoa, Iberville, St. James, Assumption, and St. Mary parishes until 4 a.m. Saturday.

A TORNADO WATCH means conditions are favorable for tornadoes (More)


Thursday PM Forecast: A few more waves of rain possible in the capital area

Posted 4:48 AM 12/1/2023 by Meteorologist Malcolm Byron

Several waves of showers and storms are possible through Saturday, bringing locally heavy rain to the region. While there will be some dry time outside both on Friday and Saturday, rain gear may come in handy as we continue to dodge rain. By Sunday and early next week, the capital area will trend (More)

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