Acadiana can expect more mostly sunny and hot weather into the Memorial Holiday Weekend with rain chances staying relatively quite low, near 5% or less.
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The weather pattern for Acadiana screams “summer” as we head closer, and into the unofficial start to summer, the Memorial Day Weekend.
After a windy, warm and humid day across Acadiana Tuesday, expect a gradual decrease in wind and increase in temperatures later this week and into the weekend.
A tropical pattern has set in across Acadiana over the last several days, with breezy winds tomorrow helping to take and edge off of the heat and humidity. But as time wears on, the pattern will gradually get hotter, and eventually a little drier into the weekend an beyond.
Late tonight into Sunday morning the tail end of the line of storms will try to work across Acadiana producing scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Timing for these storms will start about 4 am for our northwestern parishes, reach Lafayette between 7-8 am before clearing St. Mary parish about noon.
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.
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.
In less than a month it’ll be that time of year again, Hurricane Season. Those of us who call the Gulf Coast home are well