Tonight: Most rain will come to an end before midnight. We’re mostly dry and warm overnight. Low temperatures near 75 degrees.
Wednesday: Scattered showers and storms expected once again by the afternoon as a front begins to move into the region. Storms may produce gusty wind, heavy rain, and lightning. Highs in the lower 90s.
Thursday: Drier air will be in place, which should limit rain coverage a bit. For now, rain coverage looks to be around 30 percent. Highs in the low and mid 90s.
Friday: Rain chances start to come back up a bit as deep tropical moisture surges in from the Gulf of Mexico. Scattered to numerous showers and storms are possible during the afternoon and evening. Highs near 90 degrees.
Labor Day Weekend: Unsettled weather returns! Heavy rain may lead to flooding issues for some areas on Saturday. Daily storm coverage looks to be around 70 percent and around 60 percent on Labor Day. Highs in the mid and upper 80s. Seven-day rain totals will be around 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
Tracking the Tropics: A couple of tropical waves are being monitored by the National Hurricane Center. There is an area of low pressure that will likely develop in the coming days. For now, it may stay out to sea or track toward the East coast. Another disturbance could develop in the open Atlantic. No imminent threats for Louisiana. Keep in mind, most hurricanes develop during the months of August, September, and October, on average.