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Severe weather rolls through south Louisiana, Monday

BATON ROUGE – Early Monday, rain swept through the capital region during pre-dawn hours, leaving some parts of the city with dangerously high water. By 5 a.m., there was a lull in the stormy weather and pockets of water in city streets receded. But as of 8 a.m., bad weather crept back into the region.… Keep Reading

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Muggy start and warmer weather ahead

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – A few showers or an isolated thunderstorm will remain possible today, but overall things should be quieter than what we experienced on Sunday when some areas picked up locally heavy rainfall. A rather warm and humid day can be expected otherwise, with highs reaching the upper 80s. Widespread showers and… Keep Reading

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Overnight storms move through Baton Rouge, surrounding areas

BATON ROUGE – Severe weather threatened a number of states in the Deep South on Wednesday evening as tornado watches were issued for portions of Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.  Overnight in Louisiana, residents of Livingston Parish were on alert due to a Tornado Warning from the National Weather Service and area officials reported 3-4… Keep Reading

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Schools dismissing early due to threat of severe weather

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Several schools will be dismissing early on Wednesday, March 17, due to potentially severe weather that could impact the Baton Rouge area. EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH: Baton Rouge International School students will be dismissed at 1 p.m. today. All after-school enrichment activities and athletic events will be postponed. The East… Keep Reading

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