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Baton Rouge Metro Airport after dark, Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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.    

Email Terry Jones at tjones@theadvocate.com