Chris Franklin - WWL-TV Meteorologist

As an upper disturbance moves over the area, scattered showers and storms have been developing and quickly moving through. Some are associated with heavy rainfall and some minor ponding or flooding is possible, but with the fast motion of storms and frequent breaks, any standing water should be able to drain before another round moves through. Clouds and rain today could help to keep temperatures in check and perhaps we'll have an afternoon without record-breaking warmth! ...Maybe. 30% chance for some showers and storms tomorrow, but we're also under a marginal (low-end) risk for severe weather. So few showers, but those few could potentially become strong to severe. The greatest risk is farther north. 70% chance for showers and storms Sunday with another marginal risk of severe storms. This greater chance for rain is thanks to a cold front which does look to move south or near the coast by early Monday helping drop temps slightly, but only to the lower 70s. This is still above normal. A stronger cold front could be on the horizon as we head into the start of March.

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DETAILED FORECAST

FRIDAY:

Mostly cloudy, 60% chance for scattered showers/storms. Breezy. High: 80. Winds: SE 10-18.

FRIDAY NIGHT:

Mostly cloudy, 20% chance for a few showers. Little fog possible late. Low: S 71, N 70. Winds: SE 6-12.

SATURDAY:

Partly to mostly cloudy. 30% chance for a few showers/storms. Isolated storms could become strong to severe. Windy. High: 84. Winds: S 12-22+.

SUNDAY:

70% chance for numerous showers and storms. Some storms could become strong to severe. Milder temps. Low: S 68, N 67. High: 74.

MONDAY:

40% chance for morning showers/storms. Then some sunshine. Milder temps. Low: S 62, N 59. High: 72.

TUESDAY:

Partly to mostly cloudy skies. 30% chance for a few showers. Low: S 61, N 55. High: 77.

WEDNESDAY:

Partly to mostly cloudy skies. 30% chance for a few showers. Becoming windy. Low: S 68, N 66. High: 81.

THURSDAY:

Mostly cloudy, breezy. 50% chance for scattered showers/storms. Low: S 67, N 65. High: 77.