Forecast Details: There is a weak low in the Western Gulf, south of LA, but is not expected to develop as it moves towards TX. At the same time, there is an area of high pressure located over Texas. This will send a weak disturbances across LA today and Friday. Combine that with the Gulf Low, and there is tropical moisture in place that will keep scattered showers and storms in the forecast. Some heavy rain will be possible. Today and Friday will be mostly cloudy and hot with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 90s.
Tonight will become partly cloudy and muggy with a slight chance for a few showers - mainly along the coast. Lows will be in the 70s.
Weekend Outlook: The weekend looks to be a little soggy with more scattered storms each day as the disturbances move around the high over us. Some heavy rain is possible. Highs will be in the lower 90s and lows will be in the 70s.
Football Forecast: Most of the scattered storms will be ending by the 6 PM kickoff in Baton Rouge for the Mississippi State vs. LSU game. Expect storms for tailgating with temperatures around 90.
There will be scattered storms in New Orleans if you are tailgating before the Tulane game against Navy at 6 PM. Most of the storms will be gone by kickoff with temperatures in the 80s.
The Saints are in NJ/NY playing the Giants. It looks like the game could be soggy as a cold front moves through up there. Noon kickoff temperatures will be in the 70s.
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