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Settling into an early spring pattern

Posted at 5:23 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 23:37:43-04

Acadiana's weather pattern has settled into an early spring-time pattern, and with some minimal day to day subtleties, little significant change is expected well into next week.

In the near term, expect clouds and fog to once again fill into the area overnight through Thursday morning, with the only mitigating factor to reduced visibility would be a breeze from the southwest at 3-8 mph.

Temperatures overnight will bottom out in the mid low to mid-60s...which is more than 10 degrees above the normal for this time of year.

And after morning fog, then clouds, look for breezy and warm conditions for our Thursday with intervals of afternoon sun once again anticipated.

High temperatures Thursday will reach the upper 70s to near 80 across most areas, with slightly cooler conditions likely right along the immediate coast thanks to cooler shelf water temperatures and more persistent fog and cloud cover.

Normal highs for this time of year are near 71 degrees.

Rain chance Thursday will be near 10% or less and should remain mostly in the 10-20% range Friday, through the weekend and much of next week.

The 10 Day Forecast essentially keeps the same pattern going through Thursday with some late night clouds & or fog followed by mostly cloudy days with variable amounts of sun intervals in the afternoon.

Daytime highs this weekend into next will edge from the upper 70s to the lower 80s.

The longer range forecast through the next 10 days continues too keep the storm track well north of the area, but soaking rains and increased river run-off will be likely from portions of Texas, into Oklahoma, Arkansas and areas east, which will ultimately contribute to our local river levels later this month.

The next best significant chance of showers and storms could arrive along an approaching frontal boundary toward the end of next week and/or into the following weekend.

Enjoy the spring-like temperatures but at the cost of increasing tree and grass pollen!