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Get ready for a gorgeous weekend!

Rest of Today/Tonight:  Clouds have increased this afternoon as an upper-level disturbance moves over us from the southwest.  There is rain showing up on Pinpoint Doppler Radar, but it is evaporating as it falls.  This is called virga.  It is possible for some rain drops to make it to the ground, so look for a few sprinkles.  High temperatures will be in the mid 70s.

The clouds will move out of the area tonight and it will become mostly clear, cool and comfortable.  Lows will still be a little chilly north of the lake as they will be around 50.  South of the lake lows will be in the upper 50s.

Gorgeous Weekend:  The weekend weather is going to be fantastic!  An area of high pressure will sit over us and that means we will have plenty of sunshine with low humidity.  This is just perfect for Jazz Fest!  Make sure to wear your sunscreen.  Highs will be in the lower 80s and lows in the 50s north of the lake and 60s south. 

Next Week Outlook:  The area of high pressure will move to the east of Louisiana on Monday.  This will allow for southerly winds to come back over us, and the winds will transport in Gulf Moisture.  We will have partly cloudy skies each day with a slight chance for a pop-up shower/storm late in the week and higher humidity.  Highs will be in the mid 80s and lows in the 60s and 70s with patchy fog each night. 

Have a great weekend and watch WWL-TV at 5, 6 & 10 for more details on your forecast tonight! -Dave


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