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  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Morning rain, isolated storms

There may be an isolated storm in the mix, as well, before skies clear Tuesday afternoon.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Limited risk for severe weather Tuesday morning

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cool front on the way; some rain over the weekend

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Highs near record-breaking

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cool front expected to arrive Saturday into Sunday

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Too warm and mainly dry

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warmer than usual temps continue until weekend

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  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Quiet, unseasonably warm

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cold front to move through this weekend; severe weather not a concern at this time

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: It doesn’t feel like late March

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temps this week to be above normal

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dry and quiet

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hot and mainly dry week

Warming trend begins today

A warm front will be lifting north through the day allowing for a slight chance for rain to close out the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A few storms overnight

A few t-storms will be possible overnight, mainly north of Baton Rouge nearer the LA/MS state line.

Small risk for severe weather predawn Sunday

For the most part the weekend will be pretty nice. You’ll certainly notice the temperature change if you step outside this afternoon.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Expect on-and-off showers throughout the weekend as cold front moves through

The cold front will stall along or near the Louisiana coast and meander there through Saturday, keeping most WAFB communities in the cooler air to the north of the boundary.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Low-end risk for severe weather Friday afternoon

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Wet weekend ahead as cold front moves through

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Final hours of winter

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Run of active, rainy days stars Friday

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dense fog for morning commute

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Springs starts Thurs.; Friday and Saturday look wet

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A bit of St. Patty’s green on Doppler

Expect some wet streets as you head out.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warmer than normal temps through week, then cold front arrives Friday into Saturday

After a mainly dry afternoon, we expect a few showers into the evening loosely linked to a meandering front that will remain nearby into the night.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cooler morning out the door

After a very warm Sunday, temperatures Monday will remain unseasonably warm but not quite as humid.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Mainly dry start to workweek

A weak cold front will be pushing its way through the local area Sunday night helping to bring temperatures down a few degrees Monday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Mainly dry start to new week

We will enjoy a sun/cloud mix with mainly dry conditions to close out the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dry to end weekend; some rain for workweek

We are expected to remain under the influence of high pressure which will keep South Louisiana mainly dry and warmer than normal.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warmer than normal temperatures sticking around

Warmer than normal temperatures will be the name of the weather game through the weekend and much of next week.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm, sunny weekend ahead

It’s more of the same for the weekend forecast and that should be good news for most of us.

  FIRST ALERT: Friday starts foggy, becomes unseasonably warm

Again this morning, your out-the-door forecast includes areas of fog. Once again, the majority of southeast Louisiana is under a DENSE FOG ADVISORY until 9:00 am.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temps remain above average; rain chances low

The forecast for the next several days doesn’t change much at all. Temperatures will remain above average, not just through the weekend, but through the entire 10-day forecast period.

  FIRST ALERT: Dense fog impacting SE La. and SW Miss.; use extra caution

Our weather headline is FOG. Once again, a DENSE FOG ADVISORY is in effect for all of south Louisiana and a portion of southwest Mississippi through the morning drive, until 10 a.m.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temps creep into low 80s; rain chances low through weekend

Friday and the weekend look to be much the same, with morning clouds and fog followed by a mix of sun and clouds for each afternoon. Highs all three days will run around 80° to the lower 80s across much of the WAFB viewing area.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dense fog advisory, allow extra drive time

No mention of rain in today’s forecast.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Wednesday looks mainly dry; warm temps continue

Rains will continue to taper off through the evening and into the night. It should be a mainly dry start Wednesday under cloudy skies, with patchy fog for the morning commute and daybreak temperatures for the capital region in the low 60s.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Patchy fog, light rain; ‘spring-like’ Tuesday

While we’re not looking at any severe weather, a few thunderstorms are not out of the question.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Showers likely Tuesday; warmer than normal temps this week

Showers are likely from midday into the afternoon Tuesday and they will be accompanied by a few rumbles of thunder. Set Tuesday rain chances at about 70%.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Few showers, breezy and mild

Breezy, mild Monday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A few chances for rain and fog this week

Rain begins its return Monday afternoon in the form of isolated showers. You may want to pack the rain gear for the kids as the best opportunity for a shower will occur during afternoon dismissal.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain chances peak Tuesday; warmer than usual week ahead

Rainfall totals will average around 0.25″.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Don’t forget to adjust clocks for Daylight Saving Time

Don’t forget: Daylight Saving Time begins overnight and you will want to set those clocks ahead one hour if they don’t do it automatically.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Steady warming trend begins Sunday

High pressure moves overhead this weekend keeping the forecast dry.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Beautiful weekend ahead

The weekend is looking good for some outdoor fun, backyard gardening, or just enjoying a couple of dry spring days.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: No complaints; all good for the weekend

No mention of rain this weekend!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dry weekend ahead with cool temps, some clouds

Make plans to take advantage of the weekend!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cloudy, breezy; no rain through the weekend

Temps dropped quickly after Wednesday's cold front moved through.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Severe weather threat subsiding

Yes, the forecast calling for a Slight Risk of severe weather has effectively been a bust.

  Weather causes power outages, minor damage to some homes as storms move through Baton Rouge area

A line of storms has left about 1,700 people without power in East Baton Rouge, Livingston, and Pointe Coupee parishes on Wednesday, March 4.

’Not a page gone in this Bible’: Crews search through tornado wreckage in Tenn.

While searching and helping sort through the debris, a police officer stumbled across something that was nearly untouched - a Bible. Officials said crews found two other Bibles, also untouched.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Be prepared for an active weather day

Wednesday is a First Alert Action Day.

Severe weather, heavy rain threats peak Wednesday afternoon

Our weather will get much more active this afternoon.

  Sandbags available in BR ahead of Wednesday storms

Residents are urged to bring their own shovels to fill the sandbags.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Severe weather possible Wednesday afternoon, night

All modes of severe weather are possible, including large hail, damaging thunderstorm winds, and isolated tornadoes. In addition, areas along and especially north of the I-10/12 corridor could see 2” to 3” of rain, with local totals higher.

  How to prepare for severe weather threat on March 4

The WAFB Storm Team has declared Wednesday, March 4 a First Alert Action Day.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Low-end risk for severe weather Tuesday, increases Wednesday

A First Alert Action Day is posted for Wednesday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Strong storms, locally heavy rain possible by Wednesday

Wednesday looks to be the main event, with rounds of showers and thunderstorms through the day. The Storm Prediction Center has much of the Baton Rouge area under a Slight Risk (2/5) of severe weather, with areas near and north of the state line under a Marginal Risk (1/5).

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Showers today, severe weather threat increasing Tues.

A few showers today, but a low-end risk for severe weather increases tomorrow.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Get the umbrella ready

Rain is back beginning Monday morning. Rains won’t be very heavy and we are not expecting any severe weather. A major storm system approaches on Tuesday. The main concern will be damaging wind.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dry, pleasant Sunday but the chance for severe weather increases for Tuesday and Wednesday

The weather will remain fairly quiet to end the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain and storms return by workweek

Your Sunday plans will be just fine.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Ideal weather for outdoor plans this weekend

Whatever you have planned this weekend, the weather is going to cooperate really nicely.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Beautiful, sunny weekend ahead

We get to enjoy a mild and dry weekend with afternoon temperatures in the 70s both Saturday and Sunday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Weekend weather looks nearly perfect

We’re looking for a really nice and dry late winter weekend.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warming trend continues through weekend

The warming trend will continue through the weekend and it stays dry Saturday and Sunday too.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: The big chill is back

Feels like temps are near-freezing Thursday morning.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunshine is back, along with cold morning starts Thursday and Friday

Finally, some sunshine! The First Alert Forecast keeps the Baton Rouge area dry through the upcoming weekend as well!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Spotty showers early; chilly, breezy afternoon

What little rain we have will be wrapping up no later than mid-morning. After that, get ready for another weather change.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cold front moves through Wed. morning; brief light freeze possible Thurs., Fri. mornings

Changes arrive in the weather as we head into Ash Wednesday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Quiet Mardi Gras

Temps will start to dip after the party's over tonight.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cloudy, but dry Mardi Gras ahead

Tuesday morning begins under cloudy to mostly cloudy skies with daybreak temperatures for the Red Stick in the low to mid 50s. Clouds will persist through most of the day, but the last day of Carnival will stay dry for all of south Louisiana.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Spotty Lundi Gras showers

Rains will be increasing as the day progresses, but Mardi Gras looks mostly dry.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain Returns Monday

If you have plans to attend any Lundi Gras parades be sure to pack the rain gear.

Enjoyable weather for local carnival and Mardi Gras parades

The local area will see a warming trend through the weekend into the extended holiday break of Monday and Mardi Gras day Tuesday.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Beautiful weekend for outdoor plans

The lack of freezes this season coincides with the fact that this has been an abnormally warm and wet fall/winter. But, we may not be done with the freezes just yet.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cool, dry weekend ahead

It has been a cool and breezy Friday, but everyone is loving the sunshine!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cold Friday despite sunshine

We’re looking forward to the return of sunshine today but it won’t warm up much.

Weather looking good for weekend parades

Sunshine is finally back and the stage is set for some beautiful weather for our weekend parades!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dry weekend expected with cooler temps

The weekend forecast is a dry one and that’s very welcomed news for just about everybody. But we start the weekend with a chill as many WAFB neighborhoods will flirt with a light freeze Saturday morning under clear skies.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rains will move out, temps will drop

Temps will turn much colder overnight as rain moves out of the forecast.