FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Chances for rain going up for weekend

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The hot and muggy weather will last as we close out the work / school week and head into the weekend.

We stay mainly dry today with only a few showers possible south of Baton Rouge. Highs today top out in the mid 90°s with feels like temperatures in the triple digits. A Heat Advisory is not expected. Rain chances will be on the increase going into the weekend. Sunday will be wetter than Saturday. Rain coverage will be scattered Saturday and likely on Sunday. Temperatures will take a dip especially Sunday as we may not reach 90° before clouds and rain arrive.

Detailed 10 day forecast.
Detailed 10 day forecast. (Source: WAFB)

The soggier weather pattern will remain into the start of the next work / school week. Temperatures will stay at or near average for most of next week.

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