BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A few scattered showers are expected throughout the day, but the Baton Rouge area will see a line of showers move through around 10 p.m. tonight.
TODAY: cloudy, scattered afternoon showers; warm – a high of 80°
TONIGHT: "enhanced risk" of severe weather; 90% rain/storms – a low of 61°
TOMORROW: rain ending early morning; partly cloudy, cooler – a high of 66°
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
~Overall, a relatively quiet day ahead … scattered showers on FIRST ALERT Doppler radar during the afternoon but it's late tonight – and overnight – that we anticipate potentially severe weather.
~Strong cold front sweeps in from the west – timeline looks to be approximately 10:00 tonight through the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday (4:00 am).
~"ENHANCED RISK" of severe weather means there is the potential for numerous storms, damaging wind gusts, isolated tornadoes and areas of hail.
~It still looks as if the most "significant weather" will pass through the viewing area BEFORE the heart of the early morning commute – good news for motorists and for kiddos at the bus stop!
~Once this latest line of storms moves eastward, we're looking at clearing and MUCH cooler weather for the rest of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
~However, indications from the extended outlook is focusing on RETURNING rain both Saturday and Sunday (though at this point in time, it doesn't appear to be "severe") … BUT, it could be soggy and really quite chilly as we head into the first weekend of December!
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