For the most part, it was another dreary and cold day for central Louisiana, although weather watchers in the western portion of the area noted sunshine for a time during the afternoon.
Morning lows were mostly in the 40s, although Winnfield, Jena, and Natchez, Miss. reported 39 degrees. This is well below the long-term daily average of 46 degrees. The record low is 25 set in 1917.
Temperatures rose into the 50s along the western tier of the area as clouds decreased. Many and Anacoco hit 55 degrees while Bellwood and Hagewood saw 53. The clouds hung tough over Natchez, where the high only reached 41 degrees.
Friday offers us a better forecast as there will be more Sun and temperatures will climb into the lower to middle 60s.