BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - It is a mild, dry November day.
TODAY: AM clouds, fog - PM clearing, warmer; a high of 76°
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy; light SE winds, a low of 60°
VETERANS DAY: Partly cloudy AM; increasing PM clouds; a high of 80°
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
-Clouds again this morning – but a quiet sweep on FIRST ALERT Doppler radar
-Very warm for Veterans Day tomorrow – a high expected near 80°
-Cold front sliding through SE LA/SW MS late Wednesday night/early Thursday
-Not expecting an outbreak of "severe weather" … or extreme rainfall totals
Coastal Waters: NE winds, 5 - 10 knots; Seas, 1 foot or less; light chop
Inland Lakes: N - NE winds, 5 - 10 knots; Waves, 1 foot or less
TIDES FOR NOVEMBER 11:
High Tide: 9:02 PM +1.2
Low Tide: 7:07 AM +0.2
RECORD HIGH/LOW FOR NOVEMBER 10 … 88° (1895); 28° (1991)
NORMAL HIGH/LOW FOR NOVEMBER 10 … 74°; 50°
AIR QUALITY FORECAST:
Code Yellow - Moderate
SUNRISE: 6:26 AM
SUNSET: 5:10 PM
Tropical Storm Kate continues to move quickly NE - away from the Bahamas, the eastern seaboard, the Gulf of Mexico!
"Kate" is forecast to become a Category 1 hurricane by late tonight - BUT, it will stay out in the open waters of the Atlantic - passing to the north of Bermuda tonight and early tomorrow.
Currently, the location of "Kate" is about 350 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina … 600 miles west of Bermuda; highest sustained winds have increased to 70 mph; moving to the NE at 21 mph.
There are NO watches or warnings in effect …
Quiet weather continues today - tomorrow; not anticipating much 24 hour change - with the exception of warmer afternoon temperatures, from the mid 70°s today to the lower 80°s Wednesday …
Increasing activity on FIRST ALERT Doppler radar late tomorrow and through the overnight hours early Thursday - showers likely, along with a slight chance of thunderstorms
Storm Prediction Center NOT including our viewing area under a marginal/slight risk of severe weather tomorrow; however, the NW part of our state WILL be included …
Once this latest storm system moves through, cooler air returns … we'll start off in the mid 40°s both Saturday and Sunday mornings; NO mention of rain THIS Saturday (so we're "done" with rainy weather after three Saturdays in a row)!
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