Saturday Morning Forecast
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southeastern St.James and east central Assumption parishes, effective until 6:15 pm. Strong storms with winds gusting at 60 mph and nickel sized hail. Storm moving at 35mph westward.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WARNING means severe thunderstorms are occurring or imminent in the warning area. Severe thunderstorms have winds that gust exceed 58mph, or hail that is greater than one inch in diameter. Severe thunderstorms can produce flash flooding and tornadoes. For more on severe thunderstorm safety, CLICK HERE.
Sunshine in the forecast, and an afternoon shower possible.
Today & Tonight: Starting off this Saturday morning dry but humid. The moisture and humidity will be sticking around today. Afternoon showers are possible, more likely south of I-10. Even if you do see a shower, rainy conditions will not stay around for long. This means Saturday night plans are a go! Temperatures will climb into the low 90s across the area. Feels like temperatures creeping near the triple digits by this afternoon. Overnight temperatures will cool into the mid-70s.
Up Next: Sunday will be a near repeat of today. Waking up with mostly clear and dry conditions across the Capital Area. Temperatures in the mid-70s and humid. Throughout the day temperatures will rise into the low-90s with heat index values nearing triple digits. Sneaky showers will be popping into the area during the afternoon hours. Most will stay completely dry, and if you do see a shower it will be brief. For the work week, the summertime pattern is expected to continue. Every morning waking up to temperatures in the mid-70s. Plenty of sunshine and dry time during the day allowing temperatures to rise into the low-90s across the area. Afternoon showers will be isolated across the Capital Area. If you see a shower temperatures will stay on the cooler end, those who do not see showers could see temperatures into the mid-90s throughout the week. Click here to see the 7-day forecast.
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