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Warmer and more active weather headed to Southeast Louisiana

Chilly Afternoon/Evening:  So much for Spring!?!  Thanks to all the clouds today we did not warm up much at all as high temperatures only got into the upper 50s - that is just about what our low temperatures should be this time of year!  The clouds will stick around this evening and the temperatures will likely hold steady in the mid to upper 50s.  It will still be a little breezy with southeast winds of 10-20 mph. 

Overnight, the winds will die down and the temperatures will actually start to rise as warmer air begins to move our way.  It will remain cloudy with some patchy fog, and there is a slight chance (10%) for a shower.  Low temperatures will likely occur around midnight in the mid 50s. 

A Rainy Thursday:  Your commute on Thursday Morning will be fine with cloudy skies and some fog.  As we move into the afternoon hours, a disturbance will move over Louisiana from the west.  This will tap into the warm and more humid air over us, and that will set off isolated showers and few t'storms.  High temperatures will be much warmer as they climb into the lower 70s. 

The disturbance will move over SE LA on Thursday Night and that will set off scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms.  Some of the storms could be strong with heavy rain and gusty winds.  Low temperatures will be in the mid to upper 60s.

Friday & The Weekend:  We will begin Friday with those showers and thunderstorms.  Then the rain will taper off by mid-day, and we will be left with partly to mostly cloudy skies.  It will be even warmer and more humid with high temperatures in the lower 80s.

Another disturbance will move over us on Friday Night along with a cold front.  It will once again set off scattered showers and a few thunderstorms.  Some heavy rain will be possible.  Lows will be in the mid 60s north and south of the lake. 

Saturday will start out with some rain/storms as the disturbance/cold front moves to the east of Louisiana.  We will then become partly cloudy by Saturday Afternoon, and it will turn out to be a very nice day.  An area of high pressure will build across the Deep South.  Highs will be in the upper 70s.  Saturday Night will have a few clouds with some patchy fog and lows will be cooler as they fall to near 50 north and the upper 50s south. 

Expect plenty of sunshine on Sunday, but it will be cooler.  High temperatures will be in the lower 70s, and lows in the upper 40s north and mid 50s south of the lake. 

Take a light jacket with you today and your umbrella tomorrow.  Have a good night! -Dave


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