Cold front to deliver only slight cool down for the weekend

Jay Grymes gives the 10 p.m. forecast on Thursday, October 6.
Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 4:29 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 6, 2022 at 10:36 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - As temperatures warm over the next couple of days, many will be in anticipation of our next cold front. Our next cold front set to arrive Saturday morning will deliver only a slight change in temperature. We will certainly take what we can get, but don’t expect huge changes this time around.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thursday, Oct.6
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thursday, Oct.6(WAFB)

Afternoon highs will reach the upper 80°s as we close out the work/school week. Clouds will also be on the increase Friday in anticipation of the frontal passage. As the front pushes through, we’ll see a gradual reduction in clouds and humidity.

Saturday afternoon will be a comfortable day, but highs will only drop to the mid 80°s.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thursday, Oct.6
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thursday, Oct.6(WAFB)

The cold front won’t have moisture to work with, so we are keeping the weekend dry. The most noticeable change will be morning starts beginning Sunday. Some light jackets might be need early to start the new week as lows dip into the mid 50°s.

Temperatures make a quick rebound by the middle of next week as southerly flow returns to the area. This will start to bring in warm, moist air off the Gulf.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thursday, Oct.6
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thursday, Oct.6(WAFB)

Enough moisture will be present to trigger a couple of showers Wednesday afternoon/evening. Our next cold front looks to arrive Thursday into Friday and will spark off sct’d showers and t-storms.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thursday, Oct.6
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thursday, Oct.6(WAFB)

The National Hurricane Center has designated Invest 91-L Potential Tropical Cyclone #13. P.T.C 13 is forecast to become Julia and move across the Caribbean towards Central America. It poses no threat to the U.S.

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