Mardi Gras Day: Warm, yet comfortable; Much cooler on Wednesday

Weather

StormTracker Forecast… Happy Mardi Gras! Clouds will slowly begin to clear from northwest to southeast, but they may not clear out until late this afternoon or early this evening. Most of the area will sit under cloudy to mostly cloudy skies for a good chunk of the day; however, there will be peeks of sun through the veil of clouds. A few sprinkles may be possible, as well. Good news is that we will stay mostly dry. High temperatures will top out right around 70°F.

Tonight: Clouds will clear out this evening before filling back in as another front swings through. We will likely stay mostly dry with this second front, but a few sprinkles will be possible. Overnight temperatures will drop into the mid and upper 40s.

Ash Wednesday: Sun and clouds. Temperatures will struggle to warm despite the sunshine. Highs will top out in the mid 50s for most areas. Clouds will not clear entirely until Wednesday night and into Thursday. A light freeze will be possible for areas north and east of the Baton Rouge metro. Overnight temperatures will drop between 32°F-36°F for our area. Bring the plants indoors or cover them with a sheet. Also, do not forget about your pets — too cold for you, too cold for them!

Thursday: A frosty start to the day, but with sunny skies in store, temperatures will rebound into the mid 50s. Another light freeze will be possible for areas north and east of the Baton Rouge metro.

Friday-Sunday: Pleasant and mostly sunny with near-seasonal temperatures in the mid 60s. A touch more cloud cover by Sunday ahead of our next system.

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Broken Clouds

Baton Rouge

61°F Broken Clouds Feels like 61°
Wind
3 mph N
Humidity
90%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
52°F Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
6 mph SSW
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Broken Clouds

Denham Springs

61°F Broken Clouds Feels like 61°
Wind
3 mph N
Humidity
90%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
52°F Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
6 mph SSW
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Broken Clouds

Zachary

61°F Broken Clouds Feels like 61°
Wind
3 mph N
Humidity
90%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
52°F Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
6 mph SSW
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Broken Clouds

Port Allen

61°F Broken Clouds Feels like 61°
Wind
3 mph N
Humidity
90%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
52°F Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
6 mph SSW
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Clear

Saint Francisville

59°F Clear Feels like 59°
Wind
7 mph N
Humidity
94%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
52°F Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
6 mph SSW
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Clear

Gonzales

65°F Clear Feels like 65°
Wind
8 mph NNE
Humidity
88%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
52°F Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 52F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
6 mph SSW
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous

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