StormTracker Morning Forecast…
Today: Moisture gradually returns to the area, which means it will be more humid and there will be the chance for showers. Rain chance is around 20-30% today. Best chance for rain will be near the coast and south of I-10. High near 92°F. Feels like temperature will be in the upper 90s.
Tonight: Partly cloudy with a few coastal showers. Overnight temperature near 74°F..
Wednesday: Widely scattered showers and storms are possible. Rain chance is around 30-40%. Best chance for rain will be near the coast. High near 93°F. Overnight temperature in the mid 70s.
Thursday: A few showers showers and storms are possible. Rain chance is around 20-30%. High near 94°F. Overnight temperature near 75°F.
Friday & the Weekend: A cool front pushing in from the west and northwest may wash out completely by the time it nears Louisiana. Unfortunately, we are not expecting a cool down with the front anymore. Rain chance will increase to around 30-40% on Friday. Rain chances will likely be elevated on Saturday and Sunday. Currently, rain chances are around 40-50% on Saturday and Sunday. Highs will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
Monday: Another front may try and approach the area from the northwest and west, but it may stall out before arriving, which would mean increased rain chances into next week High near 89°F.
Tracking the Tropics: Paulette and Rene are in the open Atlantic. Rene looks to stay out to sea. Paulette could track farther west, but that remains unknown at this time. Plenty of time to watch.
Another wave is set to emerge off of the coast of Africa in the next day or two. It has a high chance for formation once it moves over the Atlantic. This will likely be the first of several waves to emerge off of Africa in the coming days and weeks.
An area of low pressure (Invest 94L) near Bermuda has a medium chance for formation through the next few days as it moves to the northwest toward the East Coast.
September 10th is the official historical peak of hurricane season. The next few weeks have the potential to be very active. Next on the list: Sally, Teddy, Vicky, and Wilfred. Only four more named storms on the list before we would move into the Greek alphabet. This has only happened once on record, which was back in 2005.
For more on the tropics: Tracking the Tropics
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