Multiple Football Friday Night high school games moved up to Thursday

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Note: Independence at Amite, Northshore at Hammond, Ponchatoula at Fontainebleau, St Michael vs Tara (at Istrouma) & Northeast at Episcopal have been moved since the first publication of this story

Several high schools are moving up their Friday games to Thursday night, in light of possible heavy rain coming into the Baton Rouge area on Friday.

Independence at Amite, Northshore at Hammond, Ponchatoula at Fontainebleau, Northeast at Episcopal, St Michael vs Tara (at Istrouma), Thrive Academy at Southern Lab, Capitol at Port Allen, and Live Oak at Denham Springs have all been moved up a full day thus far. There are likely to be more games moved in the coming hours.

“Friday has the potential to be an all-day washout, with storms beginning to move into the area in the late hours of Thursday night,” says Chief Meteorologist Jesse Gunkel.

For your updated forecast, keep it on NBC Local 33 at 5, 6 & 10pm or FOX 44 at 5:30 & 9pm.

Football Friday Night will cover all of your favorite local games, rain or shine, on FOX 44 every Friday at 9:30pm.

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