Improved severe risk for parts of the viewing area
Some areas have moved to an INCREASED RISK of severe weather Wednesday afternoon.
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– Marisa Nuzzo WBRZ (@marisanuzzowx) October 27, 2021
Today this evening: Stay up to date with the weather today. There is a level 2/5 SLIGHT RISK for severe weather in Baton Rouge to the east. Some areas, including Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish, have a level 3/5 IMPROVED RISK for high winds and possible tornadoes. Showers and storms will move across the entire WBRZ viewing area this afternoon with very strong and potentially damaging winds. Heavy showers and strong winds will make driving conditions difficult in the Baton Rouge area. Check the current conditions before setting off. Winds can cause fallen branches and irregular power outages. Storms will clear from west to east and the Baton Rouge area will be largely clear by 8:00 p.m. Secure all outdoor furniture, the gusts of wind will also remain until Thursday. Temperatures will reach the low 80s before the cold front. After the rains have passed, temperatures will drop in the upper 1950s.
Recall: With the threat of inclement weather (severe thunderstorms), please have access to alerts until Saturday. You can download or activate the WBRZ WX application on your Apple Where Android device or turn on a NOAA weather radio for bulletins such as watches and urgent warnings. Of course, WBRZ, WBRZ +, and Cable Weather Channel will have updates based on the active weather.
Following: After crossing the front on Wednesday evening, cooler air will rush in. Temperatures Thursday morning will be in the 50s. Leave the patio furniture safe until Thursday. The WBRZ weather team is anticipating a wind advisory for Thursday. Winds will be sustained from 15 to 20 mph and gusts will be 30 to 35 mph all afternoon. Besides the winds, it will be rather calm. Temperatures will be cool, especially for areas further north. Afternoon highs will struggle to reach 70 degrees Thursday and Friday, with nighttime temperatures dropping into the 50’s and 40’s. Click here to see the 7-day forecast.
In the tropics:
There is currently a tropical disturbance off the east coast of the United States. It is expected to move out to sea and will not pose a threat to the region.
A deep, non-tropical low pressure system with storm force winds is located less than 100 miles east-southeast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The extratropical depression is expected to meander off the coast of the coasts of the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States today, bringing rain and the impacts of the wind on parts of these areas. Thereafter, the bottom is should move east away from the United States, and it could acquire certain subtropical characteristics as it moves east or southeasterly over the warmer waters of the central Atlantic across This weekend. For more information on this system including storm warnings, see products issued by your local national weather service Office and high seas forecast issued by the national weather forecast Service. The chance of training over 5 days is 40 percent.