Today, remnants of Isaac were moving through our area. This prolonged, heavy rainfall prompted several Flash Flood Warnings throughout Central Louisiana.
This heavy rain that is associated with the storm formally known as Isaac will continue to push through today. In the wake of Isaac we will see scattered showers and thunderstorms through the weekend as a rich plume of moisture moves into our area.
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Our weather through the next couple of days will be wet as this plume of moisture moves in the wake of Isaac. This means that rain will be scattered and tapering off this weekend. Areas in Cenla have already seen 8 inches and can expect more rain today.
For the rest of the day
Expect partly to mostly cloudy skies with In & Out cloud cover. Rain chances will remain good throughout the day and we will see gusty winds at times. This system has a local history of prompting severe Watches, Warnings and Advisories. As our ground is already saturated and more rain is on the way, expect to see a continued threat of more Advisories and Statements being issued.
Highs are still expected to rise into the lower to mid 90's with Heat Index values ranging from 100-105.
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For the rest of the 7day planner
Through the weekend, expect to see rain chances tapering off while skies will begin to clear out and temperatures will be on the rise. Come Monday, back to a typical summertime pattern. Partly cloudy skies with In & Out cloud cover and a slight chance for rain. Highs will climb into the mid 90's with high humidity values. Heat Index values will range from 100-105.
TODAY...Mostly cloudy skies and a Very Likely chance (70%) for rain that is associated with the tail end of Isaac. As the system departs from our area we will see extreme rainfall accumulations through Central Louisiana. Otherwise, Highs 86-92. South wind 10-22mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a continued chance
for lingering showers and thunderstorms. Lows 71-77. South wind 4-10 mph.
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