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Cold Rain Continues

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Monday, January 14

1:00pm

Overview
There is a Stationary front stretched SW, from the Atlantic Coast to the LA Gulf Coast. There is a piece of energy that is moving toward North LA and bringing our area a lot of continued rainfall. This front will meander over the area for a couple of days.
 
Discussion
Central Louisiana can expect up to an additional 1.5 inches through this evening and into the overnight. The flood watch has been expanded for the area through that time.
During the day, Cold Air Advection is expected. So, don't anticipate much movement of temperatures. It is very likely that many areas have seen their high temperature for the day. In Cenla, readings have been falling during the past hour or two.
With temperatures near freezing and scattered rain across the area, we could see a wintry mix with expected precipitation. So far, the Doppler 5 LIVE radar has picked up on some frozen Precipitation in the Northern parts of the area Natchitoches, Sabine and Winn Parishes.
These conditions will be around through Hump-day (Wednesday) of this week.

For the rest of the day,
Expect continued cloudy skies and a definite chance for rain with intensity staying light to moderate and a slight chance that some of the rain could not see a complete melt before hitting the surface, resulting in some frozen precipitation. However if this occurs, NO accumulation is expected.

For the rest of the 7day planner
Through Wednesday, expect continued rainfall, coupled with cold temperatures and cloudy skies. On Thursday, skies will begin to clear out and temperatures will be on the rise. The weekend will bring with it, Mostly sunny skies, seasonably average temperatures and a break from the rain.
 
TODAY...Overcast skies with a cold rain (100%). Highs 36-42.  N/NE wind 10-22 mph. A wintry mix may occur throughout parts of the area. However, icing is not expected in central Louisiana but is possible in northeast Louisiana.

 

MONDAY NIGHT...Overcast with off/on sprinkles and drizzle (some of the area could see a wintry mix). Temps will hold near steady. Lows 30-36. N/NE wind 7-13 mph.

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