Rain chances about to rise, with heavy rain possible

Don Ames
December 06, 2018 - 9:49 pm
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The chance of rain is about to increase as a wet and stormy Saturday is on the horizon.

We'll see more clouds on Friday, with a slight chance for showers and a high in the mid 60s.

An area of low pressure will move across Louisiana and Mississippi on Saturday. Heavy rain is the biggest threat, with 2-4" possible in the afternoon and evening. Street flooding is also possible.

"At this time, there is not a big threat for severe weather, but I can't rule out the possibility of strong storms," says WWL-TV Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo.

Sunday brings just a slight chance for light rain or drizzle, but it will by windy and chilly, with highs in the low 50s, feeling like 40s.

FRIDAY:

Cloudy, breezy, and mild with a 20% chance for isolatd showers. Highs around 67. Wind E/SE 10-18 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT/SATURDAY MORNING:

Cloudy, breezy, and cool with a 40% chance for a few scattered showers or thunderstorms. Lows north of the lake around 57 and south of the lake around 63. Wind E/SE 10-18 mph.

SATURDAY:

Cloudy, windy, and mild with a 100% chance for showers and thunderstorms, some could be strong with heavy rainfall in afternoon and early evening. Highs around 70. Wind S/SW 15-25 mph.

SUNDAY:

Cloudy, windy, and chilly with a 20% chance for light rain or drizzle. Lows in 40s feeling like 30s, protect pets, people. Highs around 52 feeling like 40s.

MONDAY:

Mostly clear and cool. Cold lows north of the lake around 34 with possible frost, protect plants, pets, people and cold south of the lake around 39, protect pets, people. Highs around 54.

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TUESDAY:

Lots of sunshine and cool. Cold lows north of the lake around 33, protect plants, pets, people and cold south of the lake around 39, protect pets, people. Highs arond 57.

WEDNESDAY:

Partly cloudy and mild. Cold lows north of the lake around 37 with frost, protect plants, pets, people and chilly south of the lake around 45, protect pets, people. Highs around 67.

THURSDAY:

Mostly cloudy, breezy, and mild with a 20% chance for isolated showers. Chilly lows north of the lake around 48, protect pets, people and cool south of the lake around 55. Highs around 72.

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