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Hot and Drier Weather Returns For A Few Days

Short Term Forecast:  The rain has come to an end and we have some lingering clouds over Baton Rouge.  The cold front is still off to the northwest of town and it will move through later today.  Some patchy fog is possible around town.  Temperatures are in the upper 60s to lower 70s.


The cold front will quietly push through Baton Rouge by this afternoon.  We will only see a few clouds associated with it as much drier air filters in over Southeast Louisiana.  Then an area of high pressure will build across the Deep South and this will keep our weather quiet for a few days.  It will be mostly sunny, hot and dry with highs in the lower 90s.

Expect a refreshing night across the city!  We will be mostly clear, cooler and comfortable with lows in the mid 60s.  How nice does that sound?!?

Rest of the Week:  The area of high pressure will sit over us on Thursday and Friday.  Each day will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy, hot and dry.  Since the humidity levels will be lower it will not feel too bad outside.  Highs will be in the lower 90s and lows will be in the upper 60s to around 70 each day.


Weekend Outlook:  The high pressure will move to the east of Louisiana on Saturday and Sunday.  This will allow for return flow, or southerly winds to return back over the state.  That will increase the humidity each day and we will have partly cloudy skies.  A cold front will move closer to Louisiana on Sunday, and this could set off spotty showers with the heating of the day.  Highs will be around 90 each afternoon.  Lows will be in the upper 60s at night with partly cloudy skies.

Tropical Outlook:  There is a little flare-up of some showers and storms in the Central Caribbean that I am watching, but it is not very organized at this time.

Elsewhere...the rest of the tropics are quiet and they will stay that way through Thursday.

Enjoy the lower humidity and sunshine!  Have a great day! -Dave

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