A CHILLY BREEZE - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2


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A cold front moved through central Louisiana Tuesday night and brought a cool wind and a few sprinkles.

Morning lows ranged through the 30s and the lower 40s. Bellwood reported 31 degreesfor the cool spot while Ville Platte and Opelousas reported 42 and 41 degrees, respectively. The 30-year daily average is 39 and the record is 14 in 1964.

Despite full sunshine, afternoon highs held in the 50s as the strong northwest wind transported cooler air into the area. Natchez, Miss. hit 52 degrees for the cool spot while Oakdale and Pitkin reported 57 degrees. The 30-year daily average is 59 and the record is 84 in 1907.

Post-frontal clouds and light rain moved through much of central Louisiana during the wee hours of the morning. Only a few hundreths of an inch occurred at Natchez, Miss., Jonesville, Leesville, Fairfield, and Winnfield.

The weather pattern will change again Thursday as a southwesterly wind blows in response to another front that will move through Thursday night.

Tom Konvicka

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