FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Slight to enhanced risk of severe weather Saturday evening, overnight

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Slight to enhanced risk of severe weather Saturday evening, overnight
Saturday has been declared a FIRST ALERT Action Day.

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - It’s been a cloudy, cool Friday morning – a few areas of showers popped up earlier on FIRST ALERT Doppler radar and a meandering cold front in the vicinity has kept temperatures relatively consistent, in the 60°s/lower 70°s (as of late morning).

Saturday has been declared a FIRST ALERT Action Day.
Saturday has been declared a FIRST ALERT Action Day.

Otherwise, a redevelopment of scattered showers will increase throughout the day, a 40% to 50% coverage – a high temperature in the upper 70°s. Overnight, a few showers linger – a low of 66°; tomorrow, all of SE LA and SW MS will be under a “slight to enhanced” risk for severe weather and that includes all types of severe weather – primarily, from early evening through the overnight hours – a high Saturday of 83°.

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Saturday April 12 has been declared a FIRST ALERT Action Day (Source: WAFB)
Saturday April 12 has been declared a FIRST ALERT Action Day (Source: WAFB)

Improving weather for Palm Sunday – clearing skies by mid/late morning and noticeably cooler – a high staying the mid to upper 60°s.

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