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Mild with scattered showers Friday; big winter chill this weekend

Posted at 6:29 PM, Mar 10, 2022

Cool, but not quite as chilly tonight.

Upper 40s for northern parishes as the rest of us will be in the low-mid 50s.

Clouds will be building back into the area late tonight and into Friday morning.

A few scattered showers may be out there for the morning commute (30-40%).

And that's pretty much where rain chances remain for most of the day—> on a scattered basis.

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Graf model

Temperatures will look to top out in the low-mid 70s by the afternoon.

Highest rain chances arriving Friday evening as the main upper-level impulse moves in.

Severe weather is not anticipated, although the SPC is maintaining a level 1 out of 5 risk for southeastern portions of Acadiana (gusty winds primary threat).

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Severe weather risk

Furthermore, rain totals look to be less than 0.50" for most of us.

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Rain estimates

Rains will taper by midnight Friday night.

Turning much colder and windy behind this system with readings heading for the mid-30s Saturday morning

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Morning Lows

Wind chills will be in the mid-20s!

We'll be close to freezing Sunday morning, so be sure to protect the plants this weekend!

The good news is that we'll see a decent amount of sunshine this weekend.

Highs struggle to reach the lower 50s Saturday before pushing the lower 60s come Sunday afternoon.

We then resume our spring-like weather pattern into next week as highs return to the 70s.

Next chance of rain arriving late Monday into early Tuesday.

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