Subtle warming trend continues this week
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Morning lows and daytime highs will continue to climb a handful of degrees day by day. This warming trend will continue through the remainder of the week. Keep jackets on the ready for early morning starts even with the warming trend. Morning lows will be in the 30°s again Wednesday and Thursday. Afternoon temperatures for the second half of the work/school week will be very comfortable in the mid 60°s to low 70°s.
Our next cold front arrives over the weekend. The front is forecast to push through the local area late Saturday. As of now, the forecast remains rain free. There won’t be a lot of moisture for this front to work with as it moves through. It will deliver a drop in temperature Sunday before a quick rebound occurs Valentine’s Day Monday.
Valentine’s Day will start out cold with a brief, light freeze. Make sure to take care of people, pets, and plants Sunday night into Monday morning. Temperatures will rebound into the low 60°s by afternoon. Expect evening temperatures to be falling through 50°s into the 40°s late.
Temperatures will continue to trend warmer into the middle of next week. Another cold front is expected to arrive for the middle of next week. This front will trigger some showers and t-storms. It is too early to tell if severe weather will play a role.
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