MLK Jr. Day Forecast: Sunny and chilly; Light freeze expected next two nights

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StormTracker Forecast…A chilly start to the day, but we have even colder mornings ahead of us. Sunny to mostly sunny skies on this Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with highs topping out in the upper 40s to lower 50s. A steady wind out of the north will make it feel several degrees cooler. A light freeze is expected for all of the BR Proud area tonight. Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s to lower 30s by daybreak. Be sure to bring your pets indoors. If they absolutely cannot be indoors, provide a warm and dry shelter. The entrance to the shelter must be facing away from the wind. Also, don’t forget to bring your plants indoors. Cover any outdoor vegetation with a sheet.

Tuesday will be similar to Monday, but we may see a few more clouds. Temperatures will be in the lower 50s. Most of the area will drop into the lower 30s once again by Wednesday morning. Some areas south of the I-10/I-12 corridor may only drop to around 34°F or so. Either way, take the same preventative measures by bringing the pets in and covering plants.

We will be tracking our next system Wednesday and into Thursday. The sky will become mostly cloudy on Wednesday, but we should remain dry during the daytime hours. Rain chances ramp up Wednesday night and into Thursday. Total rainfall amounts and potency of this next system are still unknown. Stay tuned!

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Overcast

Baton Rouge

67°F Overcast Feels like 67°
Wind
10 mph S
Humidity
54%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
56°F Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Wind
4 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Overcast

Denham Springs

67°F Overcast Feels like 67°
Wind
10 mph S
Humidity
54%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
56°F Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Wind
4 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Overcast

Zachary

67°F Overcast Feels like 67°
Wind
10 mph S
Humidity
54%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
56°F Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Wind
4 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Overcast

Port Allen

67°F Overcast Feels like 67°
Wind
10 mph S
Humidity
54%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
56°F Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Wind
4 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Overcast

Saint Francisville

64°F Overcast Feels like 64°
Wind
5 mph S
Humidity
64%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
56°F Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Wind
4 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Overcast

Gonzales

72°F Overcast Feels like 72°
Wind
7 mph SW
Humidity
52%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
56°F Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Wind
4 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New

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