Jun 8, 2014 5:49 PM by Daniel Phillips
In the weather world this weekend has been uneventful here in south Louisiana, but as we get ready to start another week we could be in for some more rainfall.
The last few days we've been under the influence of a ridge of high pressure which has kept severe weather all around us but never actually allowed it to make an impact in Acadiana.
Sunday, however, that ridge began to break down and move to the southeast, that pattern will continue through the beginning of the week lifting the cap we've had in place which has limited showers.
The ridge is being forced out of the area by an approaching short wave which will be responsible for a round showers and thunderstorms as early as late Monday night.
Showers will remain in Acadiana through Tuesday with the possibility of one or two storms becoming rather strong with some hail and gusty winds; although the stronger storms will stay north of CenLa.
This disturbance will keep the door open, however, for showers to develop in the afternoon so daytime heating will be a factor these next several days.
We'll get a slight break from the heat, and although still plenty hot highs will stay in the upper 80s as opposed to making it up in the 90s along with a heat index that should be slightly lower then this weekend as well.