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A soggy start to Mother's Day Weekend

Rain Returns:  Make sure you take your umbrella with you as you head out the door today and this weekend!  A cold front will move by just to the north of Louisiana. We could pick up 2-3"+ of rain, so watch out for some possible flooding. 

Expect scattered showers and thunderstorms across Southeast Louisiana through the afternoon and into this evening.  Some of the storms could be strong with gusty winds, heavy rain and small hail especially on the Northshore.  Highs will be in the lower 80s. 

The rain and storms will continue overnight.  More heavy rain is possible north and south of the lake.  Lows will be around 70. 

Weekend Forecast:  The weekend looks like it will start out soggy with scattered showers and thunderstorms on Saturday as some disturbances pass over us.  Once again, some storms could be strong with heavy rain and gusty winds.  Some ponding of water on roadways is possible.  We will be warmer tomorrow with highs in the mid 80s.  A few showers are possible on Saturday Night with lows in the lower 70s.

Mother's Day:  At this point, the forecast models are still showing a few showers on Mother's Day.  Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, breezy, warm and humid with highs in the mid 80s.

Make sure you keep it tuned to WWL-TV for any weather updates along with checking my Facebook & Twitter feeds.  You can also download WWL's WeatherCaster App for free for any Apple or Android devices.  Have a good weekend and stay dry! -Dave


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