FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temps will trend warmer the next few days

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Monday, Jan. 18 - Noon

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Temperatures will continue to trend warmer than normal over the next several days.  In fact, temperatures will be around 10 degrees warmer than they should.

10 day forecast for Baton Rouge area.
10 day forecast for Baton Rouge area. (Source: WAFB)

Thankfully, we aren’t talking about any records, but it will certainly be feeling more like spring than winter.  Rain chances will begin to go up as we close out the week.  A series of disturbances and a stalling front will be the trigger to scattered to at times numerous t-showers.  The best opportunity for rain as the forecast stands right now will be Friday afternoon and evening.

Rain chances for the week.
Rain chances for the week. (Source: WAFB)

Severe weather will not be an issue.  Rainfall amounts will range between 0.25″ south along the coast to 1.5″ north across the state line.  Lingering isolated to scattered rain will remain in the forecast into next week with above normal temperatures.

Warmer trend continues into the week.
Warmer trend continues into the week. (Source: WAFB)

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