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Nice Friday, mild with scattered showers Saturday, breezy/cooler Sunday

Acadiana stayed on a nice seasonable winter roll Thursday as temperatures reached the upper 50s to 60 degrees in a few spots under mostly sunny skies. More of the same is expected to tomorrow, but there will probably be more high clouds mixing with the sun from time to time.

Sunshine this weekend! Believe it!

After a gloomy period going back to Christmas, much of Acadiana got to see sunshine Friday, and there’s plenty more on the way for a good part of the weekend.

Warming up the next several days

High pressure will continue to be in place out in the Gulf creating more sun filled days for Acadiana Sunday through Tuesday.

But as the high slides to the east a little and provides us a WSW flow temperatures will be warming up as highs will climb into the low to mid 80s and overnight lows will bottom out around the lower 60s.

Cool start, warm finish to a sunny weekend

The forecast for Acadiana this weekend is simply outstanding and sunny with a fresh and cool start Saturday morning, finishing up with temperatures in the balmy low to mid 80s Sunday afternoon.

Great weather for all outdoor activities

The weather for Acadiana this weekend will be outstanding, and if you find yourself out standing in the weather, don’t forget the sunblock and a hat!

A touch of Fall into the weekend

If you liked temperatures in the low to mid 60s Thursday morning, you are going to love temperatures dropping into the low-mid 50s for Friday

Hurricane Michael Update 4pm

Hurricane Michael remains a extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane with 140 mph sustained “catastrophic winds” continuing well inland, and heading for portions of extreme southeastern Alabama and Southern Georgia.

Michael is a powerful category 3 hurricane

7PM update: Hurricane Michael is getting better organized with a tight eye forming around strong convection storms. Winds are holding at 120 mph but pressure has fallen drop to 953 mb.

Flood Advisories continue for Louisiana

The entire Louisiana Coast continued under flood advisories for higher than normal tides associated with major Hurricane Michael in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.

Michael now a major hurricane

With the 4PM update Michael has strengthen to a major category 3 hurricane with 120 mph winds and gusts up to 150 mph. The new

Daily afternoon showers Monday-Wednesday then getting cooler

Sunday most of Acadiana got a break from the rain but as we head back to work you are going to want to have the umbrella handy again.

As Tropical Storm Michael begins to make its way into the Gulf we will start to see some tropical moisture head our way bumping rain chances up to about 30-40% Monday afternoon.

Isolated showers Sunday-Monday & Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen forms

After lots of tropical showers and storms on Saturday rain chances look to go down Sunday and Monday as winds turn more easterly.

With rain chances down around 20-30% the next couple days that means we will see more sunshine leading to another couple summer-like days with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s with heat indices in the mid to upper 90s.

Scattered storms return, while system heading for Gulf likely to develop

While the weekend won’t be a washout, tropical moisture will return to Acadiana manifesting in scattered, mainly afternoon, showers and thunderstorms. Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has continued to increase the chances, up to 70% as of Friday afternoon, that a tropical depression, and perhaps a tropical storm, may develop in the Gulf of Mexico into early next week.

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