NEW ORLEANS — Carl Arredondo - WWL-TV Chief Meteorologist

The upper high over us is breaking down and so our rain chances will start to increase the rest of the week with high temperatures coming down.

Overnight, a 10% chance for a shower with very mild and muggy lows Wednesday in mid to upper 70s. 30% chance for spotty showers and storms Wednesday with highs in low to mid 90s.

Now rain chances will start to increase more for Thursday at 40% and 50% Friday through the weekend. Downpours will be a bit more likely.

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DETAILED FORECAST

TUESDAY NIGHT/WEDNESDAY MORNING:

Partly cloudy and mild with a 20% chance for a shower. Lows around 78. Wind SW 3-5 mph.

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON:

Clouds & sunshine and hot with a 30% chance for spotty showers or thunderstorms, some downpours possible. Highs around 93 feeling like 100-105. Wind N/SE 6-12 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT/THURSDAY MORNING:

Partly cloudy and mild with a 10% chance for a shower. Lows around 78. Wind S 3-5 mph.

THURSDAY AFTERNOON:

Mostly cloudy and hot with a 40% chance for a few scattered showers and thunderstorms, some downpours possible. Highs around 91 feeling like 98-103. Wind S/SE 6-12 mph.

FRIDAY:

Mostly cloudy and hot with a 50% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms, some downpours possible. Lows around 77. Highs around 90 feeling like 95-100.

SATURDAY:

Mostly cloudy and hot with a 50% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms, some downpours possible. Lows around 77. Highs around 90 feeling like 95-100.

SUNDAY:

Mostly cloudy and hot with a 50% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms, some downpours possible. Lows around 77. Highs around 90 feeling like 95-100.

MONDAY:

Partly cloudy and hot with a 20% chance for isolated showers or thunderstorms. Lows around 77. Highs around 94 feeling like 105.

TUESDAY:

Partly cloudy and hot with a 20% chance for isolated showers or thunderstorms. Lows around 77. Highs around 94 feeling like 105.