BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Snow is unlikely for metro Baton Rouge into early Monday morning. To see any chance for white stuff or ice pellets you’ll need to be very close to the state line.
Even then chances will only be for rain mixed with these types of winter precipitation. Surface temperatures will remain above freezing meaning accumulation is not expected. All precipitation will end by mid-morning Monday as the storm system will exit the local area.
Rainfall totals will average around 0.25″. It stays cold through the first half of the work/school week. A light freeze will occur Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Check on people without reliable heat, make sure pets have adequate shelter, and cover any sensitive plants you want to try and save.
It won’t be cold enough for pipe issues. A warming trend will occur by mid-week with highs back in the 60°s by Thursday and Friday. The start of next week will see our next weather maker. Once again rain appears most likely overnight Sunday into the following Monday.
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