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We may be close to a record high today!

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Once again this morning, there were areas of patchy fog throughout SE LA/SW MS, but traveling across the Atchafalaya, the fog became much more widespread and dense; as a result, a Dense Fog Advisory stayed in effect throughout the early commute.  Today, another unseasonably warm spring day ahead - mostly sunny skies, light SE winds and a high of 84° (today's record high, 86°!); overnight, increasing clouds, a low of 64° - tomorrow, look for a sun/cloud mix, isolated showers (20% coverage) and a high in the lower 80°s.  But, it still appears that the best rain chances hold off until Saturday, when a cold front moves closer to the region ... showers and thunderstorms are likely (70% coverage) with the Storm Prediction Center continuing to highlight the "slight potential" for severe weather. Wet weather may be the rule for the majority of the day Saturday - with the overall widespread rains ending by evening  - returning to dry and mild spring weather again Sunday. - Diane Deaton, WAFB Storm Team

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Currently in Baton Rouge as of

  • 82°(Feels like 83°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.19 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:04:29 am
  • Sunset: 07:18:06 pm
  • Humidity: 49
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 8

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