Today: Expect a 30% coverage of storms today in the late-afternoon. It will be partly cloudy otherwise with highs in the upper-80s. Muggy air will stick around today making is feel sticky out there. Rain will be possible an hour or two before or after midnight as a cold front pushes through. The rain will be quick. Overnight lows in the 60s, but ultimately depends on the timing of the front.
Wednesday-Friday: Wednesday marks the official start of Fall and, as if on cue, our first real cold front will bring sweeping changes to our weather on Wednesday and after. Highs will be only in the upper-70s with decreasing clouds and dropping humidity. Overnight, lows will get into the upper-50s. A few showers will be possible along the frontal boundary as it passes through Wednesday morning. Thursday will be sunny with highs only in the upper-70s. The overnight lows on Thursday could drop into the mid-to-low 50s! It will feel fantastic. We’ll keep the lovely weather on Friday as we only warm to 80 and cool back into the upper-50s that night.
Weekend: This is when things will slowly warm up. Expect increasing cloud cover over the weekend with highs back in the low-to-mid 80s and overnight lows in the low-to-mid 60s. The rain still holds off on the weekend so expect it to remain dry.
Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Peter is in the Atlantic but is not a concern for Louisiana as it is expect to turn north towards Bermuda.
Tropical Storm Rose is in the Atlantic but is also not a concern for Louisiana as it will head north into the open east Atlantic.
Another tropical wave off of the west African coast has a high chance of development in the next 5 days as it heads west into the Atlantic and towards the Caribbean. There’s plenty of time to watch this one.