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Few showers tonight/Cloudy & cool St. Patrick’s Day weekend

Posted at 4:35 PM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 23:39:21-04

Thursday’s cold front has stalled over the Gulf allowing cooler air to work down into Acadiana today as temperatures are only in the upper 50s to lower 60s.

This evening we will continue to have a about a 40% chance for scattered showers, especially south of the interstate, as moisture overruns the stalled front in the Gulf.

Here is a live look at the radar:

 

The rains should end by midnight but clouds will remain locked over Acadiana for much of the weekend.

With the clouds and winds still  breeze out of the north at 8-13 mph on Saturday temperatures will stay on the cool side with highs in the upper 50s.

Thus, if you are going out to Patty in the Parc you are going to want a jacket or sweater as temperatures will be dropping into the lower 50s by the time the event wraps up.

Patty in the Parc looks dry but it will be gray and cool

Also, Saturday evening there is a 20% chance for a couple passing showers along the coast but these won’t last long and will barely be enough to get the ground wet.

Sunday will be mostly cloudy as well but I do think we see a few peeks of sunshine during the afternoon helping to warm temperatures into the low to mid 60s.

More below average temperatures Sunday afternoon

Skies will start to clear Monday setting up a beautiful and sunny week for Acadiana.

To go along with the sunshine we will have comfortable, spring-like temperatures next week with highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s, however it will get cool at night and in the morning as lows dip down into the mid to upper 40s.

Unfortunately clouds look to return by the weekend with our next rain chance arriving late Saturday into Sunday morning.

After a dry week showers look to return by next weekend