Wednesday Morning: Warm and breezy with scattered showers; Severe weather threat on NYE

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StormTracker Morning Forecast…

Today: A few showers are possible during the morning hours, but are more likely during the afternoon and evening hours. For now, we are forecasting rain chances to be around 30-40% on Wednesday and Wednesday night. Best chance for rain will be in Southwest Louisiana and Acadiana. Otherwise, it’s going to be warm, mostly cloudy, and breezy with highs in the low and mid 70s.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a few passing showers. Overnight lows in the lower 60s.

Thursday: Our next storm system will slowly move across the region on New Year’s Eve. Strong to severe storms are possible Thursday afternoon and evening. We will have to watch for discrete cells that could develop out ahead of a line of storms. The line of storms may not move in until the evening or late night hours. There is a Slight Risk (threat level 2 of 5) for severe weather. Damaging wind and a few tornadoes will be possible. For now, rainfall totals look to be between 0.50″ to around 1″ with locally higher amounts. Rain should gradually begin to taper late on New Year’s Eve night – We may still have a few showers around as we ring in the new year. Stay tuned as we fine-tune the timing, along with the areas of greatest concern regarding the severe weather threat. Stay weather aware. Highs in the mid 70s. Rain chance for now is 80-90%. Overnight temperatures in the 50s.

New Year’s Day: Mostly sunny with highs in the low and mid 60s. Overnight temperatures in the low and mid 40s.

Weekend: Pleasant and cool with highs in the upper 50s to around 60 on Saturday and Sunday. Overnight temperatures in the 30s.

Next Week: Temperatures look to be above-normal in the mid and upper 60s.

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