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8/8/2022

Back to school fun, just be careful in the sun

Back to school fun, just be careful in the sun

Posted 2:27 PM 8/8/2022 by The Storm Station Meteorologist

Back to school is here and that means recess is BACK! Children are excited to get back to hanging out with their friends and playing on the playground. While outdoor activities are fun and a great way to get some exercise in, playground equipment could become extremely hot sitting in the sun.

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8/1/2022

12th Wettest July on record

12th Wettest July on record

Posted 4:25 AM 8/2/2022 by The Storm Station Meteorologists

After June being one of our hottest June on record, July is coming in as our 12th wettest July on record with 9.30” of rain for Baton Rouge. The average amount of precipitation for the month of July is 5.09”. In total, we saw 25 days with at least a trace of rainfall this (More)

7/19/2022

Extreme heat across Europe, Heat Advisory here at home

Extreme heat across Europe, Heat Advisory here at home

Posted 10:21 AM 7/19/2022 by The Storm Station Meteorologists

London temperatures have reached 104°, the highest in history. Amid a heat wave, hot temperatures have been in the forecast. The UK Met Office preparing for the extreme heat issued their first ever Red Extreme heat warning. Average high temperatures in London this time of year max out in the (More)

7/18/2022

Frequent lightning associated with summertime storms

Frequent lightning associated with summertime storms

Posted 4:51 AM 7/19/2022 by Meteorologist Jacelyn Wheat

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms are becoming a regularly scheduled thing as we head into the peak of summer. With these thunderstorms, we have been experiencing frequent intense lightning shows across the area.

To see lightning, first we need a storm. Here in south Louisiana (More)

8/4/2022

NOAA maintains above average hurricane season outlook

NOAA maintains above average hurricane season outlook

Posted 9:26 AM 8/4/2022 by The Storm Station Meteorologists

Tropical experts with the National Hurricane Center maintain their prediction of above average activity this hurricane season for the 7th year in a row.

Their forecast calls for: 14-21 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes and 3-5 major hurricanes (category 3 strength or higher). The outlook (More)

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Drought Monitor: Summer rain ends the drought

Drought Monitor: Summer rain ends the drought

Posted 7:07 AM 8/11/2022 by Meteorologist Marisa Nuzzo

There have been major improvements to the drought monitor over the last few weeks. St. Mary Parish is the only location with any level of drought.

South Louisiana is catching up on rainfall. So far this year, Baton Rouge has picked up 31.69 inches of rain. (More)...

7/28/2022

Tropical funnel spotted in Baton Rouge on Thursday

Tropical funnel spotted in Baton Rouge on Thursday

Posted 2:39 PM 7/28/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

What is known as a tropical funnel was seen in Baton Rouge on Thursday afternoon. This feature was associated with a thunderstorm that moved over the Capital City around 2:30pm.

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8/2/2022

Download the free WBRZ Weather App

Download the free WBRZ Weather App

Posted 4:23 AM 8/2/2022 by The Storm Station Meteorologists

You can find current conditions, receive watches and warnings, get the hour-by-hour forecast, the 7-day forecast, track live radar, and so much more right in the palm of your hand.

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