By: Meteorologist Ryan Davidson
A cold start to the day today with morning lows in the mid-low 30s. Today we'll warm into the mid 50s and then drop only to the upper 40s by 1 or 2 am before climbing to the low 70s by Friday afternoon prior to the next front coming though. Everyday non-severe thunderstorms expected Friday afternoon.
TODAY: Chilly with highs in the mid 50s. Wind from the Northeast at 5-10mph will make it feel like the lower 50s.
TONIGHT: Clouding up and staying mild before warming up. Overnight lows will drop to about 48 degrees by 2am and then bounce back into the 50s soon after as the wind switches around to the Southwest by morning.
FRIDAY: Increasing clouds and temperatures ahead of another cold front. Frontal passage expected late Friday afternoon with rain and thunderstorms in the early afternoon. Thunderstorms will stay below severe limits. Highs in the lower 70s and overnight lows in the middle 40s.
THE WEEKEND: A mix of sun and clouds with daytime highs in the upper 50s. Overnight lows will be in the middle 40s Saturday morning as clouds try to clear and then dip into the low 30s on Sunday morning when the clouds move out.
NEW YEAR'S EVE: Clouding up with highs in the lower 60s. Overnight, some showers could enter into the forecast ahead of the next system as lows fall into the upper 40s and low 50s.
2013: The low which develops in Southern Texas arrives and carries a front through Wednesday. This front could reinforce the cold wintry air in South Louisiana and bring the temperatures down again by the front's passage on Thursday morning. Highs through Wednesday will be in the low 60s and upper 50s during the day and the upper 40s on Tuesday to the low 40s by Wednesday and Thursday mornings.