Monday Morning: Passing showers today, but we stay mostly dry on Mardi Gras; Much cooler weather to come

Weather

StormTracker Forecast…Happy Lundi Gras! A weak cold front will move into the region today. The best chance for rain will come into the forecast this afternoon through the early evening. We are expecting severe weather, but a few thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon. Be sure to bring rain gear to the parades today. Rain chance is near 70% and high temperatures will be in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

Tonight: The cold front will pass through tonight, but clouds will linger. Overnight temperatures will dip into the low and mid 50s.

Mardi Gras: Clouds will linger around the Baton Rouge metro and New Orleans. It will be cool in the morning and mild during the afternoon. Afternoon temperatures will top out in the mid and upper 60s. A sprinkle or two will be possible late Tuesday night and into early Wednesday as another front passes. Overnight temperatures will dip into the 40s.

Ash Wednesday: Clouds will clear, yet temperatures will struggle to warm. Temperatures will top out in the mid 50s. A light freeze will be possible for areas north and east of the Baton Rouge Metro Wednesday night and Thursday night. Frost will be likely for a good portion of the area. Your best bet is just to bring the sensitive plants indoors or cover them with a light sheet. Don’t forget about your fur babies!

We will stay mostly sunny and dry through the weekend, which is good news for anyone needing to catch up on any yard work.

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Scattered Clouds

Baton Rouge

62°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 62°
Wind
7 mph NNE
Humidity
86%
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
Scattered Clouds

Zachary

62°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 62°
Wind
7 mph NNE
Humidity
86%
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
Scattered Clouds

Port Allen

62°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 62°
Wind
7 mph NNE
Humidity
86%
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
8 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
Broken Clouds

Gonzales

65°F Broken Clouds Feels like 65°
Wind
7 mph NE
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

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