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A Nice Memorial Day, Rain/Storms Return On Tuesday

Memorial Day!  Thank you to all that have served and are currently serving this great Nation!  

Short Term Forecast:  The streak of nice weather continues on this Memorial Day.  We will be partly cloudy, very warm and humid with just a 10% chance for a pop-up shower.  Highs will be in the upper 80s. 

More muggy weather is on tap tonight with partly cloudy skies and lows in the upper 60s north of the lake and lower 70s south of the lake. 

Soggy Weather Returns:  An upper-level low will move toward Louisiana from the west on Tuesday.  This will tap into the very warm and humid air mass over us, and that will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Some heavy rain is possible.  Highs will be in the mid 80s before it starts raining.  Tuesday Night will be mostly cloudy with isolated showers.  Lows will be around 70. 

The wet weather pattern will continue on Wednesday and Thursday as the upper-level low sits over us and weakens.  Each day will have scattered showers and thunderstorms with some heavy rain.  Highs will be in the mid 80s and lows around 70. 

Friday & The Weekend:  The forecast models are not agreeing on how fast the upper-level low will dissipate.  The GFS says it will be almost gone by Friday, but the Euro says it will still be alive Friday through the weekend.  At this time, I'm going to favor the GFS model.  This will give us partly cloudy skies Friday through the weekend with a 20% chance for an afternoon pop-up t'storm.  Highs will be back in the upper 80s and lows around 70. 

I will have all the details on WWL-TV.  Be sure to watch! -Dave


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