Oct 17, 2012 5:28 PM by Rob Perillo
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will become likely after midnight into the pre-dawn morning hours of Thursday as a cool front passes through Acadiana.
Highest rain chances will be likely from around 2-3am with mostly showers and a few embedded storms likely. Some strong storms may be possible producing gusty winds but any risk of severe storms should stay well north of Acadiana.
Behind the front lingering early morning clouds Thursday will yield to mostly sunny skies with breezy north winds.
Temperatures will top out in the upper 70s to lower 80s with more comfortable humidity working its way into the region.
Cooler conditions will come Thursday night with lows dropping into the mid-50s.
Outstanding fall weather is anticipated Friday into the weekend with mostly sunny skies accompanied by afternoon highs in the lower 80s while overnight lows drop into the low-mid 50s.
Although warmer conditions and higher humidity, especially at night, will return to the area next week and beyond no significant rain chances are expected until quite possibly around Halloween...give or take a day or two.
FutureCast valid Thursday morning at 3:00am: