Acadiana can expect a warm and increasingly humid weekend with the chance of scattered showers Saturday, and a better chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday.
Acadiana will get to enjoy another nice day with fair to partly cloudy and warm conditions expected for our Friday, but unfortunately the chance of showers and storms will be increasing deeper into the weekend.
A favorably dry and pleasant weather pattern will continue for Acadiana over the next couple of days before changes arrive into the weekend.
After a 5-10″ rainfall late last week into the weekend, Acadiana will have more time to dry out before the next significant chance of storms returns late this weekend.
Acadiana remains under the gun for additional locally heavy rains and storms through Saturday night before the threat finally diminishes Sunday morning. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of Acadiana through 7pm Saturday for the potential of 2-3″ of rain or more possible through Saturday evening.
A Flash Flood Watch continues for all of Acadiana through Saturday…several more rounds of storms will be likely through tomorrow night with storm totals varying from 2-6″ in many areas, isolated amounts much more than that are possible.
Acadiana will stay in an “on and off” stormy pattern over the next several days as a series of upper level disturbances continue to interact with a quasi-stationary surface boundary that has been draped across Eastern Texas into Northwestern Louisiana.
Over the last several days we’ve been talking about the showers and storms coming up later this work week. The turn over to that soggy
The threat of heavy showers and thunderstorms will gradually be increasing primarily starting Thursday, and continuing through Saturday night.
Increasing rain chances will reach Acadiana Wednesday and continue for the rest of the week and into the weekend along with an increasing threat of locally heavy rainfall and some possible flooding.
A Severe Thunderstorm WATCH has been issued for much of Southeast Texas into Southwest Louisiana, including all of Acadiana through 10am Saturday.
As of late Friday evening, the latest Predictive Radar (HRRR) Model has upped the timing for showers and storms arriving into Acadiana by daybreak Saturday.
Acadiana remains on track for a stormy Saturday with the risk of a few severe storms and locally a couple of inches of rain. A vigorous upper level disturbance will ignite more showers and storms across Texas overnight through Saturday morning with activity migrating across Acadiana during the morning through midday hours.
Acadiana will finish off the week Friday with another mostly cloudy and warm day accompanied by a slight chance of a shower or storm, but the prospects of storms remains quite likely Saturday.
The weather pattern for Acadiana will continue in its “summer preview” mode over the next few days with a subtle increase in the chance of an isolated shower or storm through Friday.
The best chance of storms should arrive Saturday
A taste of early summer will continue for Acadiana over the next several days with partly to mostly cloudy skies, breezy, warm and humid conditions to finish out the week. Gusty southeasterly winds will continue during the day Wednesday feeding more strong to severe storms that will continue to pound portions of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri.
Acadiana’s weather pattern has slipped into the pre-summer doldrums with a mixture of clouds & sun, breezy, warm and humid conditions anticipated for the entire week. Rain chances however, will gradually rise by the end of the week, and most especially, into the weekend.
After Acadiana was once again spared the brunt of a severe weather threat that was posed to the region earlier Friday, it’s nothing but smooth sailing weather-wise into the weekend, and for all of Festival International!
Acadiana’s next weather-maker will bring a good chance of rain and storms to the area by Thursday morning. In the near term, expect a general increase in cloudiness through Wednesday.
After some interesting weather across Acadiana Friday afternoon, a much nicer and quieter weather pattern is expected for this weekend.
Video Update: Some interesting weather this afternoon across Acadiana as we’re seeing (as expected) scattered showers & a few storms following the backside of the cold upper low pressure system that brought the strong storms to the area yesterday afternoon.
A good part of Acadiana remains under a Tornado and Flash Flood Watch through 7:00pm, although we think the threats will diminish by then.
Strong to severe storms will be likely for Acadiana Thursday with prime-time for the strongest storms from west to east beginning from roughly during the mid-morning and ending by mid-late afternoon…give or take a few hours. Per the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), all of Acadiana is hatched in for an “Enhanced” risk (level 3 out of 5) of severe storms.
Wednesday Afternoon Video Briefing on the severe storm threat and timing for Acadiana tomorrow…highest chances of storms from 10am through 6 pm…
The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) upped the threat of severe weather for much of Acadiana Thursday from “Slight” to an “Enhanced Risk”, a level 3 out of 5. Another strong storm system is heading this way, and just because we didn’t see much severe weather the last time we had and enhanced risk over the area Saturday, does NOT mean that we won’t see severe weather this time around!
Acadiana can expect another mostly sunny and seasonably warm day for our Tuesday with gradual increase in high clouds, but overall pleasant temperatures & a nice breeze are expected through Wednesday before our next weather/storm-maker arrives Thursday.
As of 5pm Saturday most storms in the Acadiana region were behaving and staying well below severe levels…it’s been another story in the northern part of the state, where numerous severe thunderstorm and a few tornadoes warnings have been flying through this afternoon.
Strong winds will continue for Acadiana through this evening while the risk of strong storms should increase later this afternoon into the early evening hours.
TORNADO WATCH in effect for Beauregard, Allen, Evangeline, St Landry & Avoyelles Parishes til 7pm.
A strong storm system will likely produce strong to severe storms across Louisiana and Acadiana Saturday afternoon into Saturday evening, with the greatest risk of severe storms from the central to the northern part of the state.
While Acadiana can expect a few scattered showers and perhaps a thunderstorm overnight through Friday evening, a more substantial severe weather threat will likely develop for the area into Saturday afternoon and evening.