Cold Weekend Ahead

Video Forecast

Clouds will continue to clear through the rest of the morning leading to sunny skies later today. Temperatures will respond nicely to the sunshine, climbing into the upper 50s. A northerly breeze at 5 to 15 miles per hour will keep a wintery chill in the air, especially this evening once night falls. Overnight, temperatures will drop quickly into the 40s. 30s will show up across the area with a light freeze expected north of the interstate. Frost would be patchy at best as winds look to stay up overnight.
Today: Clearing skies. Cool. Winds N 5-15 mph. High: 57°
Tonight: Clear and cold. Low: 35°
Saturday: Mostly sunny. A few clouds may develop in the afternoon. High: 60°
Sunday: Partly cloudy. Comfortable. High: 61°
The weekend looks to be pretty nice, though chilly in the mornings. Frost looks likely Sunday morning, with temperatures once again falling into the mid 30s and calm winds. Sunday will see no issues other than a few passing clouds in the afternoon. Highs both Saturday and Sunday will hover around 60. Next week, warmer temperatures finally return to Acadiana. It will be a slow process, but eventually 70s show up towards midweek. The first half of the week will still see cool mornings in the 40 and highs in the 60s. By midweek, winds begin to turn out of the south which will bring back moisture and warmth. Overnight lows will fail to fall below 50 (which is normal for this time of year) and highs will climb above 70 in the afternoons. Middle 70s look likely on Thursday as strong southerly winds pump in Gulf moisture setting the stage for rain chances to return towards the weekend.
– Meteorologist Adam Olivier