Thursday Morning: Warmer today with afternoon storms; possible severe weather early on Saturday

Weather

Today: Scattered showers & storms will be possible with highs in the upper-70s in the afternoon. Patchy morning fog will occur again this morning. Overnight lows will be warm due to increased cloud cover, only cooling into the low-70s. If this occurs, then we will break the record highest low temperature recorded for December 10th which was 68 degrees.  

Friday-Saturday: We should be able to warm into the low-80s ahead of a cold front on Friday. The record high for this date is 82 degrees which could be tied or broken. The cold front is expected to push through Friday night into Saturday morning. Bringing breezy conditions and wet weather with showers & thunderstorms. Some of the storms could become severe with the best chance to our northwest. The northwestern half of our area, including a part of Baton Rouge, is under a ‘marginal’ severe weather risk as determined by the Storm Prediction Center. Watch for hail, strong winds, heavy rain and an isolated tornado. Saturday will be able to cool in the afternoon with clearing clouds. Highs should reach the low-70s. 

Sunday: It will be much colder and brisk with highs barely getting above 60 degrees. Overnight lows drop into the mid-to-low 40s. Mostly sunny skies persist Sunday. 

Monday-Wednesday: We’ll begin to warm back up next week with no rain chances. Highs Monday near 71 degrees, Tuesday nears 77 degrees with similar temperatures Wednesday. Conditions should remain partly cloudy for this period.  

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