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Monday AM Forecast: Wet start to the workweek

Posted 5:18 AM 6/17/2024 by Meteorologist Emma Kate Cowan

Surge of Tropical moisture brings widespread showers and a break from the heat to kickoff the workweek. Keep raingear handy. 

Today & Tonight: With plenty of moisture in the atmosphere, showers and storms will begin to develop across the region after sunrise (More)


Sunday PM Forecast: Soggy weather carries over into the workweek

Posted 5:21 PM 6/16/2024 by Meteorologist Malcolm Byron

The stream of tropical moisture has arrived, elevating rain chances into the workweek. Umbrellas will be our friend for a few days.

Tonight & Tomorrow: After a soggy Father's Day, rain coverage will diminish into the evening. Although a hit-or-miss shower is not out of (More)


Saturday PM Forecast: excessive rainfall possible the next 3 days

Posted 7:36 AM 6/16/2024 by Meteorologist Balin Rogers

The next 3 days are looking very wet across southeast Louisiana as tropical moisture surges into the area. Widespread amounts of 1-3 inches are likely with isolated higher amounts, especially closer to the coast. 

Tonight & Tomorrow: Tonight will be mainly clear (More)


Friday PM Forecast: hot weekend ends with scattered thunderstorms

Friday PM Forecast: hot weekend ends with scattered thunderstorms

Posted 7:28 AM 6/15/2024 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Early this weekend, thermometers could reach their highest levels so far in 2024. 98 degrees was achieved on Memorial Day and also June 8. That number is the current forecast high for Saturday. Know that upper 90s and 100 degrees is unusually warm for Baton Rouge. Despite 32 days above the (More)


Thursday PM Forecast: after near record warmth, tropical moisture increases rain chances

Posted 10:54 AM 6/14/2024 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The two big stories to watch in weather will be the near record warmth to end the workweek and the potential for tropical moisture to increase rain coverage. If you have outdoor plans over the weekend, stay in touch with the forecast.

Tonight & Tomorrow: Mostly clear (More)


Wednesday PM Forecast: The heat kicking into high gear

Posted 5:35 PM 6/12/2024 by Meteorologist Malcolm Byron

The heat kicks into high gear through the end of the week before peaking on Saturday. A cooldown will follow as a surge of tropical moisture moves into the area.

Tonight & Tomorrow: While the capital area was rain-free on Wednesday, a few pop-up storms were confined to (More)


Tuesday PM Forecast: lawns less soggy as temperatures soar

Tuesday PM Forecast: lawns less soggy as temperatures soar

Posted 4:51 PM 6/11/2024 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

As a result of the stalled front being near the Louisiana coastline, most humidity and precipitation will stay further south of I-10. This will come to an end on Father’s Day when we will see a chance of rain.

Tonight & Tomorrow: Overnight will be partly cloudy (More)


Monday PM Forecast: Drier and less humid as front stalls near the coast

Posted 6:24 PM 6/10/2024 by Meteorologist Malcolm Byron

Even though highs will remain in the 90s, a passing cold front will deliver drier weather and less humid air for much of the workweek. However, some changes could be in store by the weekend.

Tonight & Tomorrow: Afternoon showers and storms will (More)


Sunday PM Forecast: Very warm again tomorrow, next week has trended much drier

Posted 6:24 PM 6/10/2024 by Meteorologist Balin Rogers

While tomorrow should be slightly cooler than today, it will be hard to notice much of a difference. Some big changes have been made to the forecast in regard to how much rain we see next week.

Tonight & Tomorrow: Tonight, expect a low near 75 degrees under partly (More)


Saturday PM Forecast: very warm conditions again tomorrow, unsettled weather next week

Posted 7:33 AM 6/9/2024 by Meteorologist Balin Rogers

Get ready for another very warm day tomorrow with highs in the mid to upper 90's. This pattern will slightly change next week, in the form of some unsettled weather. 

Tonight & Tomorrow: Tonight, expect a low near 74 degrees under mostly clear skies. The heat (More)


Friday PM Forecast: near record highs this weekend, rain returns next week

Posted 7:23 AM 6/8/2024 by Meteorologist Balin Rogers

The "heat dome" is in full effect across the area, and this will drive temperatures into the mid to upper 90's over the weekend. Enjoy the dry conditions while they last, as we will be moving into an unsettled weather pattern next week.

Tonight & Tomorrow: Any clouds (More)

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