One of the driest Septembers on record draws to a close

Jay Grymes gives the 10 p.m. forecast on Friday, September 30.
Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 5:26 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 30, 2022 at 10:33 PM CDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - While other parts of the nation are dealing with the hurricane season, we have had beautiful weather to close out the month of September.

Weekend Forecast
Weekend Forecast(WAFB)

In fact, this was one of the driest Septembers on record for Baton Rouge, receiving a total of only 0.86 inches of rain. This puts us at number six for the all-time driest Septembers on record, just missing the top five!

The Driest Septembers
The Driest Septembers(WAFB)

Under a ridge of high pressure, we will continue to see sunny and dry weather both Saturday and Sunday with highs in the low to mid-80s. Cool nights and mornings will still be the rule over the next several nights, with lows in the mid-50s Saturday and Sunday morning.

LSU vs. Auburn
LSU vs. Auburn(WAFB)

It may be breezy at times in the afternoon. The next chance of rain is not within the next ten days.

10 Day Forecast
10 Day Forecast(WAFB)

As for the tropics, what’s left of Ian is moving inland in the Carolinas, and there is a wave off the African coast with a medium chance of development. The next named storm will be Julia. Have a great weekend!

Eye on the Tropics
Eye on the Tropics(WAFB)

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