An unusual August cold front moved through central Louisiana Wednesday night and the result was a delightful Thursday.
Morning lows ranged from the middle 60s to the lower 70s. The cool spots were Winnfield and Jena with lows of 65 degrees. Opelousas reported a low of 70 degrees. The 30-year daily average is 72 degrees. The record low is 56 degrees set in 2004, so the weather can get cool in August.
Afternoon highs ranged from the middle 80s to the lower 90s. Natchez, Miss. was the cool spot with a high of 84 degrees while Many hit 91 degrees. The 30-year daily average is 94 degrees and the record high is 104 set in 1948.
Friday promises to be a comfortable day with reasonable temperatures and low humidity. In fact, morning lows at some locations will fall into the lower 60s. Enjoy the atypical August weather!