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Thursday AM Forecast: Back to typical summertime conditions through the weekend

Posted 5:53 AM 6/20/2024 by Meteorologist Emma Kate Cowan

Our typical gulf coast summertime pattern kicks into high gear as we head towards the weekend. Expect lots of sunshine, hot afternoons, humid air, and a chance for afternoon pop-up storms.

Today & Tonight: Thursday will feature a mix of sun and clouds with less breezy (More)


Wednesday PM Forecast: Transitioning back to a drier weather pattern

Posted 5:00 PM 6/19/2024 by Storm Station Meteorologists

As the tropical moisture pushes westward towards Texas and Mexico, we will see a transition back to a drier weather pattern. This will keep rain chances to a low this week.Tonight & Tomorrow: (More)...


Tuesday PM Forecast: Ditching the dreary pattern for one more typical of summer

Posted 5:03 PM 6/18/2024 by Meteorologist Malcolm Byron

Tropical moisture will soon push westward, allowing a pattern more typical of summer to take over. Drier, warmer, and sunnier days are ahead.

Tonight & Tomorrow: Remaining showers will fizzle out with the loss of daytime heating on Tuesday night. We'll keep mostly (More)


Monday PM Forecast: tropical moisture will continue active pattern

Posted 5:39 PM 6/17/2024 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

In the midst of a wetter weather pattern, the Capital Area can expect healthy coverage in showers and thunderstorms through the middle of the week. Heat will be relatively muted thanks to the extra clouds and showers.

Tonight & Tomorrow: Beyond nightfall, showers and (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)


Tropical Storm Alberto becomes first named storm of 2024 season

Posted 12:13 PM 6/19/2024 by The Storm Station Meteorologists

Tropical Storm Alberto has now formed in the Gulf of Mexico and becomes first named storm of the 2024 season. 



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)

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