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


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Northerly breezes invaded central Louisiana Tuesday as yet another cold front swept through.

Morning lows ranged from the lower 30s to the lower 40s. Winnfield cratered to 33 degrees with frost observed on autos and roof tops. Jena and Fairfield reported lows of 34 degrees. Simmesport and the D.G. Hunter Power Plant in Alexandria only dropped to 43 degrees. These temperatures were below the long-term daily average of 50 degrees. The record is 30 in 1966.

Fulltime sunshine brought afternoon temperatures into the upper 50s to the upper 60s. Natchez, Miss. was the cool spot with a high of 59 degrees while Oakdale and Good Earth in Alexandria recorded 68. The long-term daily average is 73 and the record is 92 in 1910.

Clouds increase Wednesday but not much rain is expected.

Tom Konvicka

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