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A Rainy Start To The Week With Some Sun Returning Tomorrow

Short Term Forecast:  The cold front remains stalled along the coast and that will help to set off some isolated showers this morning with cloudy skies.  Patchy fog is also possible - especially toward the Coast and New Orleans areas.  Temperatures are in the 40s, so bundle up and take the umbrella today.

You can expect more of the same soggy weather today as the front remains stalled along the coast this afternoon.  Southwest flow aloft with send more scattered showers over Baton Rouge this afternoon.  It will remain cool with high temperatures in the mid 50s.

Another round of showers is on tap tonight as one final cold front moves across the state from the north.  Low temperatures will be in the mid 40s.

Week Ahead:  Once the front passes through town on Tuesday Morning, we will see an end to the rain.  Then expect partly cloudy skies by the afternoon...yes, some sunshine will return!  It stays cool with highs in the lower 50s.  Tuesday Night will be partly cloudy and chilly with lows in the upper 30s.

An area of high pressure will move across the Southeast U.S. on Wednesday and Thursday with sunshine returning!  This will keep us dry with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies each day.  It will stay cool with high temperatures in the mid 50s.  It will be partly cloudy and chilly at night with lows in the mid to upper 30s.

Our next weather maker, a disturbance aloft, will move toward Louisiana on Friday.  We will see the clouds increase on Friday with scattered showers developing later in the day.  It will become warmer ahead of it with highs around 60.  The system will move over Baton Rouge Friday Night into Saturday.  This will set off scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms.  Some heavy rain is expected.  Lows will be in the lower 50s.

Weekend Outlook:  As the disturbance moves through on Saturday, we will continue to have scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms with some heavy rain.  Otherwise, it will be cloudy and warmer with high temperatures in the mid 60s.  More clouds with a few showers are likely on Saturday Night.  Lows will be in the lower 50s.

The disturbance will be east of Louisiana on Sunday and the rain will come to an end during the morning.  Then we will become partly cloudy with highs in the lower 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Take the umbrella and coat with you again.  Have a nice day! -Dave


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