Rainy overnight into daybreak Saturday
Tonight and Tomorrow: We'll remain dry this evening, with increasing clouds. Temperatures will be in the mid 60s. Overnight, a line of showers & maybe a rumble of thunder will approach the area from the west. Lows will be in the lower 60s. The rain will be on top of metro Baton Rouge around 4am - 5am, tracking east towards the I-55 corridor by 6am - 7am. The rain will clear southeast Louisiana by Saturday afternoon, making way for an overall nice day. Highs will be well above average, in the low to mid 70s.
Rain returns to the forecast again on Sunday. Sunday morning will be dry, but mild. Sunday afternoon, clouds will increase with a few showers developing across the area as a warm front lifts north off the Gulf. Sunday evening, we'll have widespread showers and even a few thunderstorms across south Louisiana, as an area of low pressure moves over head. Rainfall totals by the end of the weekend will range between 0.50" - 1". A few locally higher amounts are possible. By Monday morning, the rain has cleared the area, with a few lingering clouds. The chilly air will return on Monday with highs only in the low to mid 50s.
-- Meteorologist Jake Dalton
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