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Monday AM Forecast: Above average temperatures continue with next possible rain maker in sight

3 months 3 weeks 2 days ago Monday, November 06 2023 Nov 6, 2023 November 06, 2023 5:08 AM November 06, 2023 in Forecast Discussion
Source: The Storm Station

Similar weather conditions from the weekend continue into the first half of the workweek. Expect warm afternoons with an increase in cloud cover. We are tracking a cold front that is set to arrive towards the end of the week that has the potential to bring rain and lower temperatures to southern Louisiana. 

Today & Tonight: An increase in cloud cover is expected today and temperatures stay almost 10° above average in the mid-80s. Overnight, winds will take a more southerly direction and allow and uptick in moisture to move in. Temperatures will be a bit more mild in the upper 50s and there is a possibility of patchy fog for the next few morning commutes. 

Up Next: We’ll see a mixture of clouds and sun through Wednesday, with both high and low temperatures running well above the “normal” values. We’ll begin to see a pattern shift by the end of the workweek. Cloud cover will increase on on Thursday. There is an outside chance for a late shower on Thursday evening, but better rain chances arrive on Friday.

For now, we’re forecasting about a 30% rain coverage on Friday as a cold front passes through the region. Highs on Friday will be closely tied to the timing of the frontal passage. Rain chances are a bit questionable on Saturday and Sunday. We’re leaning toward a drier scenario in the BR metro, with a spotty shower chance along the coast. However, next weekend is still at a range where the details can shift around. Should any changes arise, we at the Storm Station will let you know accordingly.

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The Tropics: As of Monday morning, there are no active tropical systems in the Atlantic basin, and no development is expected in the next week.

-- Emma Kate Cowan

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