Rain staying in the forecast until holiday weekend

Jeff Morrow gives the 10 p.m. weather forecast on Sunday, May 22.
Published: May. 22, 2022 at 7:06 AM CDT|Updated: May. 22, 2022 at 10:07 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - An area of low pressure moving inland in the Central Gulf Coast region in combination with an inverted trough will keep sct’d to numerous showers and t-storms in the early work week forecast. A few pockets of heavy rain remain possible with some of the strongest t-storm action that develops. Majority of the rain Monday and Tuesday will be confined to the afternoon hours. With decent rain chances, expect afternoon temperatures to be held below 90°.

10 Day Forecast
10 Day Forecast(WAFB)

A cold front approaches the area on Wednesday. One or two strong to severe t-storms can’t be ruled out through the day Wednesday and into early Thursday morning at this time. The cold front is forecast to move through Thursday morning keeping likely rain chances in the forecast. Heavy rain could also be possible. The Weather Prediction Center has estimated 1.5-3″ of rain for the 4 day stretch of Monday through Thursday. After the front passes Thursday, the weather will turn really nice heading into the holiday weekend.

Upcoming Rain Chances
Upcoming Rain Chances(WAFB)

The nice weather will begin Thursday afternoon. Temperatures will be below normal, even with abundant sunshine, Thursday and Friday. Humidity will be very low making for some very comfortable afternoons. Temperatures will start to climb by the weekend, but the weather will remain dry Saturday and Sunday with only a slight humidity increase.

Pinpoint Forecast
Pinpoint Forecast(WAFB)

By Memorial Day, humidity is on the return and we might even squeeze out a few iso’d PM t-showers. Rain chances only go up slightly as we return to work Tuesday with highs in the low 90°s.

5 Day WPC Rainfall Forecast
5 Day WPC Rainfall Forecast(WAFB)

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