Don't expect a big chance in the forecast over the next several days. More sunshine and cool, dry conditions. Expect high temperatures to top out in the lower 80s beneath a mainly sunny sky. The nighttime hours will be clear and a bit cooler, especially in our northern areas. A weak cold front moves through today and it's too dry to spin up any showers, or even many clouds, but it will knock down our temperatures a few degrees. You'll really feel it in the next few mornings with some upper 40's possible in some places. Expect slightly below average highs and lows through Saturday as a broad high pressure system in the Mid-Atlantic maintains tranquility into the weekend.
We're looking at dry conditions potentially into November, which will continue our longest dry spell of the year. Thankfully, we still have a little rain surplus in Baton Rouge.
Tropical Depression Nine has formed in the Bay of Campeche. It's experiencing a little wind shear at the moment, this is expected to let up a bit, protentially helping this system develop into a tropical storm. Most models are taking this system over the Yucatan. This is a small storm, so as it passes over the high terrain of the Yucatan Peninsula, it's going to have a little trouble staying together. We're not too worried about this. Water temperatures, especially north toward our coast, are on the cool side. If we see tropical development in October, it usually closer to home and not far into the Atlantic.
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