The Baton Rouge Airport is open and will remain open during the duration of Tropical Storm Barry, officials said Saturday.
[Update, 10 a.m. Saturday: Barry has been upgraded to a hurricane.]
However, Airport Director Mike Edwards said all flights are cancelled and airlines have announced they will waive all change fees for passengers who were scheduled to fly out of Baton Rouge on Saturday.
"We anticipate flights to resume on Sunday," Edwards said.
Passengers are being instructed to monitor the airport's website for the latest information on flight changes.
Tropical Storm Barry on Saturday morning hovered near Louisiana's coast ahead of its anticipated northward turn. The storm is expected to dump…