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Clear and cool for the next 48 hours
Keep the layers handy as we head into midweek.
Today and Tonight: Your Monday will be sunny and cool. Look for high temperatures to make it back into the low 50s. Winds will be light and northeasterly—so it may not feel as brisk as Sunday. Another chiller is in store tonight with lows falling back to freezing though up a degree or two compared to Monday Morning.
Up Next: Tuesday and Wednesday will offer a few high clouds but generally sunny skies and continued cool temperatures. Tuesday will make it into the mid 50s with thermometers not quite freezing overnight. By Wednesday, the upper 50s should be in the offing. The next rain event for the area is pegged for Thursday.
Forecast Discussion: High pressure will remain parked over the region through midweek. As there will be no mechanism to stop subsidence or the northerly wind direction, calm weather, mainly clear skies and cool temperatures will be the result. Freezing temperatures will be likely again Monday Night and possible Tuesday Night. A disturbance rolling overhead in that time frame could potentially stir up some high clouds but there just doesn’t seem to be enough moisture available for any precipitation. One note about the high clouds—should an overcast sky be the result, this would keep lows up a bit on Tuesday Night and the highs a bit lower Tuesday and Wednesday. A surface low is expected to develop in the Northern Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday and scrape across the Louisiana Coast on Thursday. This would likely spell a batch of rain for the region and appears to be the next appreciable chance of rain. Forecast models show a tremendous amount of uncertainty for next weekend so we’ll maintain a persistence forecast for now.
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