Wednesday’s low temps break 112-year record

Wednesday’s low temps break 112-year record
Temperatures as low as 24 degrees in Baton Rouge broke a record set in 1907. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - It’s a record-breaking cold November morning throughout our viewing area.

Metro Baton Rouge dropped as low as 24° - breaking the previous record of 26°, set in 1907! Wind chills in the area were in the teens!

A Hard Freeze Warning remains in effect until 8 a.m., through a portion of the early commute, but temperatures will remain much cooler than normal again today. At least it won’t be as windy as it was Tuesday.

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Wednesday's lows in the 20s have broken a 112-year record.
Wednesday's lows in the 20s have broken a 112-year record. (Source: WAFB)

Look for partly cloudy skies, light NE winds and a high only in the lower 50°s.

Clouds increase overnight, keeping temperatures above freezing and lows only dropping to 39°.

A Hard Freeze Warning is in effect until 8 a.m.
A Hard Freeze Warning is in effect until 8 a.m. (Source: WAFB)

Grab the umbrella Thursday as a 50% chance of rain returns to the forecast.

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