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Sunshine Finally Returns Today With A Light Freeze Tonight

Short Term Forecast:  It is a cloudy, cold and breezy start to this Tuesday.  The showers have come to an end as the cold front has now moved east of Baton Rouge.  Temperatures are in the 30s, so bundle up as you head out the door.  Some places in South Mississippi may get close to the lower 30s this morning.


The clouds will gradually start to dissipate by this afternoon and it will become partly cloudy.  We will not warm up too much today with some cold air following the cold front.  High temperatures will be in the lower 50s.

Get ready for a pretty cold night across the Baton Rouge area.  We will be mostly clear with low temperatures in the lower 30s.  A light freeze can be expected, so be sure to bring in any pets and plants that you may have outside.

Week Ahead:  An area of high pressure will move over the Southeast U.S. on Wednesday and Thursday.  This will give us mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies each day.  It will still be pretty cool with high temperatures in the mid 50s.  Each night will be chilly with low temperatures in the mid to upper 30s.

Our weather will change again on Friday as an upper-level disturbance, or upper-level low, and cold front will move into Louisiana.  Some slightly warmer and more humid air will return with southeasterly winds across South Louisiana.  Those systems will tap into that moisture and set off scattered showers and a few thunderstorms late in the day.  High temperatures will be around 60.


You can expect a heavy rain event on Friday Night through the first part of Saturday.  Lows will be in the lower 50s.

Weekend Forecast:  The heavy rain will continue on Saturday Morning, but it will taper off by Saturday Afternoon.  We will be left with cloudy skies and some light rain showers.  High temperatures will be in the mid 60s.  Saturday Night will continue to be cloudy with a few lingering showers.  Lows will be in the mid 40s.

The two systems will be east of Louisiana on Sunday.  This will put an end to the rain and we will become partly cloudy.  It will be cooler with highs in the upper 50s.  Much colder air will arrive on Sunday Night with lows in the upper 30s on mostly clear skies.

Grab that warm coat as you head out the door, and have a great day! -Dave

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