Muggy and scattered showers as temperatures warm

Posted at 5:58 AM, Feb 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-21 08:36:18-05

Showers and thunderstorms pushed north across Acadiana Wednesday night and the front responsible for those showers now sits stalled just to our north.

The stalled front keeps the door open for showers all day on Thursday and Friday, but without a well-defined trigger for those showers they’ll be more scattered.

Rain chances will sit around 40% for the next few days, but even though the rain will be broken and scattered the clouds will be blanketing.

It’s another day with clouds dominating the skies, although the lack of sunshine won’t be able to keep temperatures cool.

The highs are going to be pushing into the low 70s Thursday afternoon and as the winds become more southerly we may even be pushing 80 by the time we get to Friday afternoon.

Friday’s forecast will be a repeat on Thursday, however, the next cold front will move through the area on Saturday evening.

This will end with showers and thunderstorms pushing across Acadiana right when the Rio Parade is starting to roll through which is unfortunate.

There’s still plenty of Mardi Gras activities though and any that are scheduled on Sunday will be treated with a fresh and sunny day.