SYNOPSIS... The St. Patrick's day weekend calls for very warm and humid conditions. The southerly flow continues through Sunday out of the Gulf of Mexico. Rain and thunderstorm chances for Saturday through Monday morning. A cold front is projected to sweep through Central Louisiana late Sunday into Monday morning.
FRIDAY NIGHT... Temperatures only dropping into the upper 60s to lower 70s by the 10pm hour. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a stray sprinkle or shower (10%) possible. Breezy, with south-southwest winds of 4-14 mph.
SATURDAY MORNING... Foggy start in spots likely. Temperatures in the 60s. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a stray sprinkle or shower (10%) possible. Breezy, with south-southwest winds of 4-14 mph. Outdoor plans on Saturday morning can prevail!
SATURDAY AFTERNOON... Temperatures getting up into the lower half of the 80s. Partly to mostly cloudy skies. Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms (30%) possible. Windy, south-southwest winds of 6-20 mph. Don't cancel your plans!
SATURDAY NIGHT/SUNDAY MORNING... Partly to mostly cloudy skies. Isolated showers (20%) possible. Breezy, with south-southeast winds of 4-14 mph. Foggy start in spots likely on Sunday morning.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON... Temperatures getting up into the mid 70s to lower 80s areawide. Partly to mostly cloudy skies. Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms (50%) possible, with a few stronger thunderstorms not entirely ruled out. Breezy, with south-southwest winds of 4-16 mph. We are under a marginal to slight risk for severe weather on Sunday into Monday morning with a passage of a cold front expected. The primary threats are the higher winds with embedded thunderstorms and hail possible. Stay tuned throughout Saturday on Weekend Edition for the very latest on Sunday's threat.
-Weathercaster Tyler Hall
|Today's Normal High||71|
|Today's Normal Low||48|
|Record High Temp/Year||86/2015|
|Record Low Temp/Year||31/1923|
|Sunrise This Morning||7:18 AM|
|Sunset Tonight||7:19 PM|
|Month to Date Precipitation/Month's Normal||2.16/2.79|
|Year to Date Precipitation/YTD Normal||17.30/12.47|