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Tuesday PM Forecast: breezy and dry conditions continue as Ian targets Florida

Posted 5:23 PM 9/27/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The much-awaited cold front has pushed through the region and breezy, comfortable conditions are expected through the rest of the week. No direct impacts from Ian are in store for the local area, but occasionally gusty winds and ongoing dry conditions need to be monitored.

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RED FLAG WARNING issued for southeast Louisiana, southwest Mississippi

Posted 5:26 AM 9/27/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

A cold front will push through the area tonight with cooler and drier air to follow. Hurricane Ian will not bring significant impacts to the local area aside from increased winds and large swells—especially on offshore waters.

The combination of low relative (More)


5 days of record-breaking heat for the Capital area

5 days of record-breaking heat for the Capital area

Posted 5:14 PM 9/25/2022 by Meteorologist Jacelyn Wheat

The hot streak is coming to an end across the Capital Area this weekend. Baton Rouge recorded record breaking heat for 5 days in a row. The first astronomical week of fall and it surely did not feel anything like fall for Baton Rouge. All records are based on readings from Ryan Field for Baton (More)


Saturday PM Forecast: Record breaking heat again today, possibility for more tomorrow

Posted 8:30 AM 9/25/2022 by Meteorologist Jacelyn Wheat

Sunday will be another hot one but BIG changes to come for the work week.



Friday PM Forecast: after hot weekend, front set to drop temperatures

Posted 6:39 AM 9/24/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

It will be a hot first weekend of astronomical fall before a much more comfortable air mass arrives next week. The tropical system that we have been monitoring all week does not look like a threat to the local area.

Next 24 Hours: Another clear and unseasonably mild night (More)


Thursday PM Forecast: record warm start to fall, still watching tropical wave

Posted 9:27 PM 9/22/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Metro Airport record high temperatures could be taken down again on Friday and Saturday. While all eyes remain on a tropical wave in the eastern Caribbean Sea, the message has not changed since Wednesday.



Storm Station Weather Alert

Storm Station Weather Alert

Posted 5:12 AM 9/22/2022 by The Storm Station Meteorologists

With the threat for impactful weather please have access to alerts. You can download or activate the WBRZ WX App on your Apple or (More)


Thursday AM Forecast: The first day of fall is coming in with more 90s

Posted 2:18 PM 9/22/2022 by Meteorologist Marisa Nuzzo

Happy first day of fall! This year we bring in the new season with record breaking heat.


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Today & Tonight: Today is the first day of fall! (More)


Wednesday PM Forecast: record warmth possible as summer ends, watching tropical wave

Posted 3:06 AM 9/22/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Near record high temperatures area expected to end the week. Even though there is no immediate threat to the local area, we all need to continue to watch a tropical wave entering the Caribbean Sea.

Next 24 Hours: Clear skies and mild temperatures are expected for the final (More)


Tuesday PM Forecast: hot end to summer, watching busy tropics

Posted 3:37 AM 9/21/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Hot temperatures will carry the central Gulf Coast out of astronomical summer and into fall. The tropics are rather busy and at least one wave is worth watching, locally.

Next 24 Hours: Expect clear skies and mild temperatures overnight with lows in the low 70s. Wednesday (More)


Monday PM Forecast: some records could fall this week

Posted 7:59 PM 9/19/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The weather story of the week will be unseasonably hot temperatures, including the potential for record highs. A meaningful drop on thermometers is not expected until at least early next week.  

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