StormTracker Forecast…A weak cold front is pushing through Southeast Louisiana this morning. Thanks to its late arrival and the front eventually stalling out to our south, temperature spread across Southeast Louisiana may be a bit broad. Far northern & western zones will be in the 50s, whereas central and eastern zones will be mainly in the 60s this afternoon. Scattered showers are likely today, but it won’t be a washout by any means. Another disturbance will dip to the south as we head into Thursday, which will bring higher rain chances and cooler air.
Numerous to widespread showers will continue off and on throughout the day on Thursday. Rain chance is around 80%. High temperature will be hit around midnight and temperatures will fall. Afternoon temperatures will likely be in the low and mid 50s. High pressure will settle in, which will help clear us out and dry us out just in time for Friday! We will kick the morning off on a chilly note as temperatures dip into the mid and upper 30s. Thankfully, the sun will be out and shining bright over the Capital City. Afternoon highs will rebound into the mid 50s. If you’re venturing out to any parades Friday night, be sure to dress warm! Evening temperatures will be in the 40s and overnight temperatures will be in the 30s.
Saturday will be cool and pleasant with a mix of sun and clouds. Temperatures will be right around 60°F. Another system is expected to swing through the South late in the weekend. Rain chances will increase late on Sunday through at least Monday morning.
Rain may move in on Lundi and Mardi Gras, but it’s still too early to say who gets what and when For now, we have a 20% chance for rain on Monday and 30% on Tuesday. Stay tuned!