Short Term Forecast: We have a mild start to this Tuesday. It is mostly cloudy with scattered showers developing around Baton Rouge. There also is some patchy fog, but it is not widespread. Temperatures are in the lower 60s. Better take your umbrella as you head out the door!!
A slow-moving cold front will move into the Deep South this afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will become more widespread around Southeast Louisiana. A few could be strong with gusty winds and heavy rain. It will be a warm and humid day with high temperatures in the upper 70s.
The showers and storms will continue tonight and a few could be strong at times. We will stay mild with lows near 60.
Week Ahead: The cold front will finally get to the Louisiana Coast by midday on Wednesday. This means we will start the morning with scattered showers and then they will taper off to just a few spotty showers during the afternoon and evening. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy and still warm with highs in the lower 70s. Wednesday Night will be partly cloudy and a tad cooler with lows in the lower 50s.
The cold front will retreat back to the north as a warm front on Thursday. Expect to see a mix of sun and clouds with high temperatures in the lower to mid 70s. Thursday Night will be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.
The front will be well north of Baton Rouge on Friday. We will be warm and humid with partly cloudy skies. A spotty shower will be possible during the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s. Friday Night will be mostly cloudy with patchy fog. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Weekend Outlook: The warm and humid air mass will stay over us all weekend. We will also have the daily chance of seeing a shower or two pop-up with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s each day.
take your umbrella with you and have a great day! -Dave