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A Cold Front Brings Us Scattered Showers Today and Tonight

Short Term Forecast:  We have a mostly clear to partly cloudy morning across Southeast Louisiana.  It is cool to mild with temperatures around 60.

The cloud cover will increase today as a trough of low pressure sends a cold front toward Baton Rouge.  Showers will start to pop-up ahead of the front this afternoon.  A few rumbles of thunder are possible too.  Highs temperatures will be in the upper 70s.

Scattered showers will continue tonight as the cold front moves through Baton Rouge.  Low temperatures will fall to the mid 50s.

Rest of the Week:  The rain will come to an end by the Thursday Morning commute as the cold front passes through Baton Rouge.  We will have some lingering clouds until around Noon and then it will become sunny.  High temperatures will be much cooler as they only get to around 70.  Thursday Night will be clear and MUCH COLDER with lows in the mid 40s.  Bundle up!

An area of high pressure will sit over us on Friday and that will give us some mostly sunny skies.  It will be a cool day with highs in the upper 60s.  Friday Night will be clear and chilly with lows in the upper 40s.

Weekend Outlook:  The area of high pressure will sit over the Southeast U.S. this weekend.  This will allow us to have partly cloudy skies on Saturday and Sunday.  It will be a little warmer with highs in the lower to mid 70s and lows in the mid to upper 50s each day and night.

Tropical Outlook:  There is an upper-level low that will move over the Southern Gulf of Mexico today and tonight.  It will not form into anything as it moves to the west.

Elsewhere...the rest of the tropics are quiet.

Take your umbrella with you and have a good day! -Dave


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