First Alert Forecast: Warming trend with rain chances sticking around

First Alert Forecast: Warming trend with rain chances sticking around
Warmer pattern continues through late this coming week
This model is WAY over doing it showing dense fog across the area. I think the more likely scenario will be patchy fog gone by mid-morning.
This model is WAY over doing it showing dense fog across the area. I think the more likely scenario will be patchy fog gone by mid-morning.

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Through the rest of the day expect cloud cover to continue to increase making way for mostly cloudy skies overnight. This could help limit the development of fog, but with fog forming over the Gulf we will likely see fog move in across Southwest Louisiana later into tonight. Temperatures cool off into the mid-50s before quickly rebounding Sunday.

Hit-or-miss showers likely through Sunday
Hit-or-miss showers likely through Sunday

Expect to start off the day with mostly cloudy skies and a chance for rain! We will likely see some hit-or-miss showers on and off throughout the day. Keep the umbrella handy tomorrow and through most of this coming week. Now, on the temperature side of things you might be able to lose the jacket with highs daily reaching near 70s degrees.

Small isolated showers Monday AM likely clearing by lunchtime
Small isolated showers Monday AM likely clearing by lunchtime

Rain chances to kick off the work with hit-or-miss showers yet again Monday morning, but I think those will clear by afternoon and we’ll just be left with mostly cloudy skies through the evening hours before our next chance for rain develops on Tuesday. Temperatures getting into the 70s again.

Expect a similar day to Monday for your Tuesday with rain chances hit-or-miss through the day with temperatures into the 70s.

Now Wednesday we do have a slight change with lower rain chances and a stiff breeze! Temperatures will still reach the 70s through the afternoon.

This next cold front keeps slowing day. Expect cooler temperatures late next week into next weekend.
This next cold front keeps slowing day. Expect cooler temperatures late next week into next weekend.

Then we see our next cold front swing through the area. Now, depending on which model you believe and personally I don’t think either is doing a good job forecasting when this next cold front is going to move through. For now, I have leaned more toward the European timing with the rain moving through on Thursday and cooling us off into the weekend. But, that will very likely change as we get closer to the event and can get the speed of that cold front.

With anticipation of the speed of this front changing I have left rain chances at 20% through next weekend since there is still a chance for rain depending on the timing of the next cold front. Temperatures will fall behind the cold front, but thankfully overnight lows are not looking like they will be near the freezing mark.

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